The eighth weight category to compete at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was the Men's 81-kilogram weight class. Group B competed on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 10:50 p.m. EST. Group A competed on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 2:50 a.m. EST. Men's 81-Kilogram Results Lu Xiaojun (China) — 374...Read more
Olympic weightlifters rely heavily on leg, back and pressing strength, with accessory movements being integrated to bring up weak muscle groups, improve any asymmetries and imbalances, and enhance a lifer’s injury resilience. Arm training, especially the triceps, biceps, and forearms,...Read more
What Is Weightlifting?
Weightlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive weightlifting, there needs to be a focus on balance of strength in the snatch and clean & jerk. An athlete’s platform success is comprised of the two competition lifts and these lifts include the,
- Clean & Jerk
Out of every strength sport, weightlifting tends to be regarded as the most technical and tough to pick up. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one weightlifting home!
The fifth weight category to compete at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was the Women's 59-kilogram weight class. Group B competed on Monday, July 26th, 2021, at 10:50 p.m EST. Group A competed Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 2:50...Read more
On the morning of July 26, 2021, 55-kilogram weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines stepped on the lifting platform at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games for her third clean & jerk attempt of 127 kilograms (280 pounds) — an Olympic...Read more
Ugandan weightlifter Julius Ssekitoleko was reported missing in Japan on Friday, July 16, 2021, ahead of the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. According to the New York Times (NYT), the 20-year-old is one of nine Ugandan weightlifters who arrived in...Read more
If you have access to a power rack, there are very few muscle groups, modalities, or disciplines you cannot train. As far as fitness equipment goes, it may be one of the best investments you can make. A power rack...Read more
The fourth weight category to compete at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was the Women's 55-kilogram weight class. Groups A and B competed on Monday, July 26, 2021, at 6:50 a.m. 12:50 a.m. EST, respectively. Notably, the winner, Hidilyn...Read more
The third weight category to compete at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was the Men's 67-kilogram weight class. Group B competed on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 10:50 p.m. EST. Group A competed on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at...Read more