Making The Transition From CrossFit to Weightlifting

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The majority of Weightlifting coaches and athletes are involved with CrossFit at one level or another. Whether they used to do CrossFit or they’re a CF coach in addition to periodically coaching Weightlifting, the two communities are interconnected. Personally, I got my start in Weightlifting after doing CrossFit for almost 2 […]

Everyone is a Weightlifting Coach

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For anyone who has been involved in the Weightlifting community for longer than two or three years has been able to witness the growing numbers of competitors and coaches over time. With great supply comes great demand and the rising number of competitors is also increasing the need for competent weightlifting coaches and […]

2016 National Championships and Olympic Trials Recap

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Last week, a few of us traveled out to Salt Lake City, Utah for USA Weightlifting’s 2016 National Championships. Team 813 Weightlifting had one athlete qualify as a 77kg lifter — our very own Pat Damiano (aka Patty Light). The week was jam packed with awesome lifting, American records, and more…but […]

This Isn’t For Everyone; Most Wouldn’t Make It – PART 1

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If you’re not a weightlifter, you probably disagree with the title of this article. To the naked eye and to those that do not partake in weightlifting full-time, weightlifting is seemingly effortless. The weights on the bar are in colors and strange metrics (kilograms), and watching a proper snatch or […]