ATLANTA - JUNE 20:  Cara Heads of the U.S. competes in the weightlifting competition at the Titan Games at Philips Arena on June 20, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The OLIFT Podcast: The Jerk Split vs Power

Header photo credit: Getty Images In the early years of Weightlifting, athletes performed several lifts such as the Clean and Press, the One-Armed Snatch, the Press, the Two-hand Snatch, and the Clean and Jerk. Over time we  In Weightlifting there are two things that remain constant and universally agreed upon: 1) we Snatch and 2) we Clean and Jerk. Beyond those, not many weightlifters or … Continue reading The OLIFT Podcast: The Jerk Split vs Power

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21 Questions with Nicole Lim

Cover photo credit: skipphotography.com “I’d love it if I could inspire women to lift. That would make me happy.” Those were the exact words used by Nicole Lim as we sat under a table umbrella at Baja Taqueria on Piedmont Avenue in North Oakland, California. Nicole agreed to chat with me while we refueled ourselves after a light Sunday training session. By the way, shout … Continue reading 21 Questions with Nicole Lim

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The OLIFT Podcast: The Next Quad

With the end of the Rio Summer Olympic Games, we must now look forward to what’s to come over The Next Quad. The start of The Next Quad is always interesting because we get to see new faces, and we get to see who has enough grit to stick around long enough to see their Olympic dreams come true. On this episode we recap the Weightlifting … Continue reading The OLIFT Podcast: The Next Quad

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The OLIFT Podcast: Interview with Linzey Beister Gold Coast Weightlifting Club

Released 29 August 2016 We have our first international guest! His name is Linzey Beister and he coaches Weightlifting in Australia. Linzey has coached hundreds of athletes in Weightlifting by way of Personal Coaching, Weightlifting Classes and one day Weightlifting Clinics. His main focus is coaching Weightlifting full time, around 30 hours per week while running the Weightlifting Club. Read more about him at Gold … Continue reading The OLIFT Podcast: Interview with Linzey Beister Gold Coast Weightlifting Club