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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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Interview with Jessica Lucero The O, Episode #7

On this episode of The O, we interview Jessica Lucero. Jessica is lifter with over a decade of competitive experience, and she’s recently set a Senior American Record in the Snatch (92kg at 58kg bodyweight), she won the 2015 National Senior Championships, and she was a 2015 World Team member. Check out this episode on iTunes! Here is Jessica breaking the American record in the … Continue reading Interview with Jessica Lucero The O, Episode #7

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Podcast Episode #6 – Eddie Camacho & Quinn Henoch Author of Athlete 25 Project and Founder of Clinical Athlete

On this episode of The O, we interview Eddie Camacho (Chiropractor) and Quinn Henoch (Physical Therapist). They are both weightlifters, clinicians, and they are putting in great efforts to help Olympic Weightlifters prevent injuries and recovery better. Check out this episode on iTunes! Eddie “The Chiropractor”Camacho is a guy who’s full of passion for helping others. He loves weightlifting, he’s an author, and he’s a … Continue reading Podcast Episode #6 – Eddie Camacho & Quinn Henoch Author of Athlete 25 Project and Founder of Clinical Athlete

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Dan Brown, Lift Lab Co | Episode 4 The O, a Podcast by OLIFT Magazine

On this episode of The O, we interview Dan Brown, owner and head coach of Lift Lab Co. Check out this episode on iTunes! Dan Brown runs Lift Lab Co, a unique strength and conditioning facility in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dan is a great person, a knowledgeable and passionate coach, and he’s pushing the sport of Olympic Weightlifting forward in a positive direction. Dan shares his … Continue reading Dan Brown, Lift Lab Co | Episode 4 The O, a Podcast by OLIFT Magazine

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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

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Karyn Marshall – The the First Woman to Clean and Jerk 300lbs

Tribute to Karyn Marshall written by Vanessa Nicoletta It’s hard to fathom that at one time there was no place for women in weightlifting competition. Thanks to some very special pioneers that paved the way, it’s amazing to see what women are accomplishing today in the sport. Some of the pioneers and “foremothers” in women’s weightlifting include Pudgy Stockton, Mabel Rader, Judy Glenney, Robin Byrd-Goad … Continue reading Karyn Marshall – The the First Woman to Clean and Jerk 300lbs

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Sarah Robles is Back!

Editor’s note: Sarah is now on the IWF World Championship start list, and it’s quite controversial. Finally competing again after a two-year suspension for a positive drug test, she totaled 276 kg at last month’s National University Championships, setting two new American University records (for her total and her 156kg clean and jerk) and winning first place in her weight class and the Best Lifter award. … Continue reading Sarah Robles is Back!

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Interview with Howard and Michael Cohen (Excerpt)

Excerpt from the Cohen Family cover story in the September/October issue of OLift Magazine. Buy the issue or subscribe for more!  The Cohen family has a long and illustrious history in the sport of weightlifting; the first involvement was the grandfather of the clan, dating back to 1959. Since that time, every generation of the family has impacted and remained involved with the sport.  In a given … Continue reading Interview with Howard and Michael Cohen (Excerpt)

Wendy Wins World Masters

STOP! Before we get to Wendy’s story, we have a video that will inspire all weightlifters! Back to Wendy’s story…… Wendy grew up In the Boot State surrounded by gators and gangsters. Despite the turbulence in her environment, she tirelessly focused on academics as a way to ‘get out’. Wendy went on to graduate from Stanford University and she was on track to become a … Continue reading Wendy Wins World Masters

Outstanding Opportunity To Gain Knowledge and Support Community

PRESS RELEASE FROM http://www.newton-sports.com/public/ The electronic version of the March 2014 issue of OLift Magazine has just been released. The hard copy edition will be in the mail soon. “This new quarterly venture from Anton Jefferson and his colleagues has been in the works for a while,” says Coach Harvey Newton. “I initially spoke with the magazine’s representatives at last year’s national championships and am amazed at … Continue reading Outstanding Opportunity To Gain Knowledge and Support Community