The 2023 African Weightlifting Championships occurred on May 11-20, 2023, in Tunis, Tunisia. All 20 bodyweight categories were contested (10 Men's and 10 Women's). Twenty-one countries were represented in the competition, 13 of which were represented across podiums. This contest served as a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. ...Read more
Olympic weightlifters rely heavily on leg, back and pressing strength, with accessory movements being integrated to bring up weak muscle groups, improve any asymmetries and imbalances, and enhance a lifer’s injury resilience. Arm training, especially the triceps, biceps, and forearms,...Read more
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,
- 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!
Weightlifter Li Dayin (89KG) Sets Snatch and Total World Records at 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships
Li Dayin may be the next big thing in Chinese men's weightlifting. The 25-year-old powerhouse made a confident and commanding appearance in the 89-kilogram division at the 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) in Jinju, South Korea. Dayin set two new...Read more
Weightlifter Liao Guifang (71KG) Sets 120-Kilogram Snatch World Record at 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships
China's women weightlifters are the single most dominant competitive force in the modern history of the sport — and that's no exaggeration. On May 9, 2023, China logged yet another triple-gold-medal performance at the 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) in...Read more
Only a few short weeks after dominating the 2023 European Weightlifting Championships (EWC), Karlos Nasar has reportedly suffered a debilitating injury that may hamper his future in weightlifting. According to social media and local reporting from Bulgaria, the 18-year-old prodigy...Read more
If you’re on the hunt for a new way to improve your weightlifting game, the muscle snatch is an absolute game-changer. The muscle snatch can help you build explosive leg power, teach you how to be a powerful and aggressive...Read more
The 2023 Asian Weightlifting Championships (AWC) are scheduled for May 5-13, 2023, in Jinju, South Korea. The contest will feature twenty weight categories — 10 male and 10 female — in the central city of Western Gyeongsangnam-do. The competition will...Read more
The first time you ever saw someone doing a clean probably blew your mind. Most free-weight exercises are slow and controlled; take a bar (or pair of dumbbells) from here to there with a nice, consistent tempo. The clean, though?...Read more