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 [...]

Lessons Learned from the Youth Olympic Games

December 6th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Competition|

In October 2018, Peyton Brown and Jerome Smith traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina to represent the United States at the Youth Olympic Games. Both athletes delivered outstanding performances, with both placing higher than any U.S. [...]

Building an Olympian: An Interview with Tim Swords

October 20th, 2018|Categories: Coaches Resources, Competition, Interviews|

Tim Swords, coach of Sarah Robles, 2017 World Champion and bronze-medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, shares what it takes to build an Olympian: Pursue your Passion.  When Coach Swords was a young [...]