The 411 on Weightlifting Competitions
Written by Cody Burgener
The purpose of this weightlifting competition was to qualify athletes for the American Open. The American Open is one of two national weightlifting competitions held in the United States. Each weight class has a qualifying total that an athlete must reach at a USAW sanctioned meet to be [...]
What Kind of Hungry Are You?
by: Amy Kubal
Repeat after me, “Ice Cream (or food/drink of your choice) is NOT the miracle cure for (insert current life problem here).” Come on- say it with me, “Ice cream is NOT the miracle cure for a bad day.” Okay, now let’s try this one, “I do not need [...]
Are You A Good Teammate?
I’m going to preface this with the following: I am at most a journeyman weightlifter. I started years ago and I have competed regularly since then; I have done well in some meets and others I have not. You will never see me write about technique because I leave that [...]