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 [...]

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. [...]