Training Deficit Disorder

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Working out. Exercising. Training. To the average person, these words carry little, if any, significance. To an athlete or coach, these words are as different as black and white. One could argue that they’re just words, but these words mean much more than meets the eye. So, what’s the difference? Let’s start with some […]

Weightlifting, Nutrition, and that Dirty Little “C” Word

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We’ve all heard it: “You are what you eat.” This simple quote dates back over a hundred years and still gets it’s fair use out of nutrition coaches and experts everywhere. Though, it seems like all you need these days is an internet connection to deem yourself an expert in […]

What is Olympic Weightlifting? – Part 2

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As I outlined in Part 1 of What is Olympic Weightlifting, the sport of Weightlifting itself is competitive by nature. Now, that doesn’t mean that you will necessarily be competitive, but for someone that is truly involved in the sport, they will participate in events that are considered competitions. The majority of people I […]