Athletes

Youth Weightlifters Make Great . . .

April 9th, 2019|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources|

Football, baseball, basketball, gymnastic, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, and track and field athletes. The explosive power, strength, flexibility, balance and agility developed through Olympic-style weightlifting transfers to almost every sport making weightlifting a great [...]

Feature Athlete: Kaiya Bryant

March 21st, 2019|Categories: Athlete Resources, Featured Athlete, Interviews|

T hirteen-year old, Kaiya Bryant, became the fourth female in history to medal at the International Weightlifting Federation’s Youth World Championships when she took home silver and bronze medals in Las Vegas on March 9, [...]

Maximizing Your Insulin Response

March 11th, 2019|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

“Carbohydrate” has become a dirty word in recent years due to the popularity of high-protein diets like the Paleo Diet and the Keto Diet.  These diets strive to maximize the body’s fat burning abilities by [...]

Will Weightlifting be Dropped from the Olympic Games?

January 25th, 2019|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources|

A January 22, 2019 press release from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) revealed six doping violations from the 2018 IWF World Championships, all involving Thai athletes. These doping violations come at a pivotal time for [...]