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Should I Go To Youth Nationals?

May 10th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

With Youth Nationals a mere five weeks away, and a registration deadline of May 17, 2018, it is time to make a decision: Go to Youth Nationals or Not?! Participation in USA Weightlifting's National Youth [...]

Sleep vs. Training: Which is More Important?

April 21st, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

It is 5:00 AM, and my phone alarm begins playing a soft melody, attempting to gently coax me out of a restful sleep while bluntly reminding me: "You are an adult. This is not a [...]

Are You Doping?

April 4th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

Me?  Doping?  Of course not!  I don't manipulate doctors for unnecessary prescriptions, buy from shady characters in dark allies, or even buy generic supplements.  I only buy brand-name supplements from reputable manufacturers at legitimate retailers. [...]

Preparing for College Weightlifting

March 27th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

If you love weightlifting as a youth athlete, you may want to continue the sport in college.  Vance Newgard, head coach of the weightlifting program at the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site, offers some advice [...]