Athletes 2017-05-25T18:15:25+00:00

New Predictions for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

December 9th, 2017|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Competition|

In early October, we made predictions for who would represent the United States at the Youth Olympic Games in Who will Go to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games? At the time of these predictions, however, only [...]

How Much Protein Do Youth Weightlifters Need?

November 26th, 2017|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

All weightlifters want to build more muscle, and building muscle requires protein. But just how much protein is appropriate for a youth weightlifter? According to Dr. Mark Lavallee, Chairman of the USA Weightlifting Sports Medicine [...]

USA Weightlifting’s New Athlete Development Sites

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

On October 16, 2017, USA Weightlifting (USAW) announced 13 Athlete Development Sites located in the West and Southeast United States.  The announcement of these sites raised a number of questions: What will the sites be [...]