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5 Reasons Athletes Should Train With Olympic Lifts

Most athletes have an exercise routine tailored to their particular strength. Cross country runners will spend a lot of time working on stamina and...

By: Gary Moller

4 Ways to Make Olympic Lifts More Effective for Athletes

Olympic lifting is a great way for athletes to improve power and sports performance. Cleans, jerks and snatches are becoming increasingly popular...

By: Jon Reid

17-Year-Old Colombian Weightlifter Jeison Lopez Might Be the Strongest Teen on Earth

Pound for pound, Jeison Lopez might be the strongest teenager on Earth. A 17-year-old from Cali, Colombia, Lopez is making waves in the world o...

By: Brandon Hall

America's Only Male Olympic Weightlifter in Rio is a Vegan

During the Olympics, people love to read about the insane amounts of food some athletes eat—for example, Michael Phelps's crazy 12,000-calorie-a-d...

By: Rob Scott