Keep Pulling Named as 2021 USA Weightlifting Community Development Training Site

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For the third year in a row, Keep Pulling has been selected as a USA Weightlifting National Community Development Training Site based on our outstanding achievements and community outreach programs within the sport of Olympic Weightlifting! We are proud and excited to have been chosen in 2019, 2020, and now […]

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 […]

RECAP: Keep Pulling at the American Open Finals in Salt Lake City, UT!

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This past weekend, Keep Pulling brought two of our athletes to the USA Weightlifting American Open Finals in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is a national qualifying competition that draws the best lifters in the nation! Check our instagram for more pics and videos from this event! @arielle__nicolette competed in the […]

Keep Pulling: A USA Weightlifting Training Site and Center for Community Development in Tampa, FL

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In October of 2018, USA Weightlifting began the process of searching for clubs throughout the United States to be designated as nationally recognized Athlete Training Sites and Centers for Community Development. The selection criteria was based on a few things including coaches’ education and certification level, club activity, club history, national […]

New Weight Categories from the IWF and USA Weightlifting

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For those that didn’t see the trending news yesterday, the IWF released the new proposed weight categories to be implemented this year. If you haven’t seen them, please CLICK HERE for a list of the new categories. From our perspective, this is overwhelmingly positive for 95% of the lifters we know […]

Florida Weightlifting Federation Board Elections

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Florida USA Weightlifting Members! Elections for our Florida Weightlifting Federation Board of Directors will begin on Thursday, June 23. The FWF serves as the central governing body for weightlifting in the State of Florida. Also known as the Local Weightlifting Committee #14 (LWC 14), it is an affiliate of USA Weightlifting, the national […]

Find Exactly What You’re Looking For

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CrossFit has opened the doors for those who would have otherwise not found the sport of Weightlifting. The two communities are so close and intertwined that it has naturally developed into what is almost a symbiotic relationship. Almost.  As I’ve said time and again, the fact that so many non-conventional gyms […]

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 […]