Episode 9: It’s Not Arnold, It’s Mark Cannella!

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Hosts Andy and Patrick sit down with Mark Cannella from Columbus Weightlifting! Mark is the creator and Meet Director for the Arnold Weightlifting Championships since its inaugural year in 2003, is a Senior International Coach with USA Weightlifting, has coached multiple world teams, and won numerous coaching awards during his […]

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Gains Back!

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Olympic Weightlifting definitely has its ups and downs, but so does training in general. There will always be times when we have to take a step or two away from our regularly scheduled training regimen because of professional responsibilities, school, or perhaps a nation-wide shutdown due to a looming pandemic. […]

Episode 8: “Which one is Pedro?” with Pedro Meloni

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Hosts Andy and Patrick interview Pedro Meloni, the Director of Events and Sponsorships for USA Weightlifting! Learn about his role at USA Weightlifting, dive into the planning process of national and international competitions, and figure out “which one is Pedro”! Live video version of this episode is available on our […]

Episode 7: Postponed (COVID-19)

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Hosts Andy and Patrick talk through the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide crisis and how it is affecting USA Weightlifting, clubs and gyms, and small businesses in their community. We also recap the AO Series 1 at the Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH and streamed the podcast LIVE on our Discord […]

Keep Pulling at Home — Workouts for Lifters Who Are Stuck at Home!

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Keep Pulling will be providing FREE home workouts for anyone that may be stuck at home because of the recent Coronavirus. These workouts are designed to be performed with minimal or no equipment. The only requirement is that athletes must use the TrainHeroic app! Make sure to check our Keep […]

Episode 6, Part 2 — A Competition Survival Guide

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Hosts Andy and Patrick continue their talk on all things events within USA Weightlifting! Learn how to navigate a USA Weightlifting sanctioned event from an Event Director’s perspective! Andy and Patrick together have hosted 10 sanctioned competitions by Keep Pulling, thrown countless community events and seminars, and have assisted USA […]

Episode 6, Part 1 – A Competition Survival Guide

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Hosts Andy and Patrick talk all things events within USA Weightlifting! Learn how to navigate a USA Weightlifting sanctioned event with views from both the athletes’ and coaches’ perspectives. Andy and Patrick together have hosted 10 sanctioned competitions by Keep Pulling, thrown countless community events and seminars, and have assisted […]

More COVID-19 Updates, New Gym Policies, and Plans for Business

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Updates on what we are doing at @keeppulling to reduce the risk and spread of the Coronavirus at our facility — this includes policy updates, CDC recommendations, and our plans during these uncertain times. Changes that have been implemented, effective immediately, include:✅Class sizes limited to 8 people✅All class participants MUST register […]