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Ursula Papandrea

Ursula Papandrea Announces IWF Presidential Bid, Seeks Leadership Overhaul

On Jan. 14, 2021, the former Vice President and Acting President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Ursula Papandrea announced her bid for the IWF Presidency. According to independent sports PR consultancy Calculus, her campaign advocates for an overhaul to the "toxic culture of corruption, self-interest, and doping that prioritizes maintaining...

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Weightlifting Guides

Plank Exercise Guide

Plank Exercise Guide – Bodyweight and Weighted Plank

The plank is a foundational core strengthening exercise that can be done using bodyweight or weighted variations. This movement has a wide array of variations and alternatives to challenge strength, power, and fitness athletes and have a direct application to...

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Weightlifting Basics

What Is Weightlifting?

Weightlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive weightlifting, there needs to be a focus on balance of strength in the snatch and clean & jerk. An athlete’s platform success is comprised of the two competition lifts and these lifts include the,

  • Snatch
  • Clean & Jerk

Out of every strength sport, weightlifting tends to be regarded as the most technical and tough to pick up. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one weightlifting home!

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USA Weightlifting

USA Weightlifting 2020 National Championships Will Be Virtual

It has been a rollercoaster year for Olympic weightlifting competitions. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced varying closures and restrictions on large gatherings in numerous states. As a result, many weightlifting events were canceled, postponed, or moved online. On Nov. 20, 2020,...

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