8 Lessons From Coaching at My First National Meet

8 Lessons From Coaching at My First National Meet Article by Chris Branam This past February, I had the opportunity to coach 85 kg lifter Cole Ferree at Junior Nationals. It was his first time lifting at a national- level meet, and my first time coaching at one. While Cole walked away with some PRs, the weekend wasn’t without mistakes on the part of a rookie coach. … Continue reading 8 Lessons From Coaching at My First National Meet

2015 Masters National Weightlifting Championships

by Rachael Keilin, MD You know those “fitspo” pictures on Instagram? The ones with duck lips and cheese grater abs that are supposed to inspire you to go to the gym? Well I saw the ultimate fitness inspiration this weekend. Except she wore a singlet and a huge smile. Her name was Elsa Dahl and she set 7 masters records for women 80 years old … Continue reading 2015 Masters National Weightlifting Championships

Masters in Australia – 2015 Olitek Oceania and Australian Masters

by Marty Field (aka Oly Lifting Nut)  This years Olitek Oceania and Australian Masters Weightlifting Championship ran from 5th to the 7th June and was hosted by the Victorian Weightlifting Association at the Victorian Weightlifting Academy in Hawthorne, Melbourne. The Australian championships saw 107 lifters from 8 States competing for top honours. This figure almost doubled the number of entries from the previous year (57 … Continue reading Masters in Australia – 2015 Olitek Oceania and Australian Masters