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15 Performance Enhancing Foods

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Athlete Resources, Parent Resources|

Steroids.  Testosterone.  Human Growth Hormone.  These performance enhancing substances are prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) when present in the body in high concentrations.  Did you know that you can reap the benefit of [...]

What if I Don’t Make Weight?

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

The countdown is on for USA Weightlifting's (USAW) National Youth Championships, aka Youth Nationals, and tensions are rising.  Among the stressors is . . . body weight.  Weightlifting is a weight class sport, which means [...]

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 [...]