77A Introductions

The 2015 World Weightlifting Championships A Post-Mortem of the Men's 77A Session

For those of us who are fans of Olympic weightlifting, I imagine we’ll all remember where we were the day Lu Xiaojun bombed out in the clean and jerk at the 2015 World Championships. “I was streaming Eurosport over a VPN to avoid the ESPN commentators;” or, “I was following updates on Twitter, and when I saw the news I just stopped in the street … Continue reading The 2015 World Weightlifting Championships A Post-Mortem of the Men’s 77A Session

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2015 USA Weightlifting Year in Review A record-breaking year for Weightlifting in the United States

As 2015 draws to a close, how will we remember weightlifting in America? What were the significant happenings on and off the platform? It was a record-breaking year for USA Weightlifting. Here are some themes that paint a picture of how big a year it was. Competitions: Bigger Is Better and Better is Better In 2015, virtually all of the USAW’s major events set new … Continue reading 2015 USA Weightlifting Year in Review A record-breaking year for Weightlifting in the United States

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Ilya Ilyin Broke The Internet, Again!!! Speed and Bottom Position Mechanics That Can Help You Lift as Efficiently as Ilya Ilyin

In this post, we analyze the speed under the bar and the bottom position mechanics that can help you lift as efficiently as Ilya Ilyin - but first, watch his most recent world record 246kg clean & jerk! ILYA ILYIN (-105, KAZ), 246kg World Record Clean and Jerk at the Russian President’s Cup. Video Credit: Hookgrip Two very popular and ingrained concepts of Olympic weightlifting technique will … Continue reading Ilya Ilyin Broke The Internet, Again!!! Speed and Bottom Position Mechanics That Can Help You Lift as Efficiently as Ilya Ilyin

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10 Questions with Dr. Quinn Henoch Founder of Clinical Athlete

First of all, I want to thank OLIFT Magazine for this opportunity. I love what you all are doing for the sport of weightlifting and it’s an honor for me to contribute. -Quinn Henoch 1.Where are you from? I was born in Aurora, Colorado, which is a suburb of Denver. Shortly after, my parents and I moved to the Louisville, KY/southern Indiana area. This is … Continue reading 10 Questions with Dr. Quinn Henoch Founder of Clinical Athlete