Bob Takano

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You can learn anything in the world at the click of a mouse, but weightlifting should not be one of those things.
The overhead press is starting to regain popularity for a good reason - it is the perfect way to build upper body stability and strength.
Find out what percentage of zone lifts provide the best conditioning for your goals.
The physics of size and strength can help you determine your most competitive weight class.
If you are running a club or program, technical and anatomical diagnosis should be your first step.
Training a new weightlifter should involve the development of baseline athleticism.
Your energy could be put to better use by engaging in lifts that will actually make you a better weightlifter.
Weightlifting coaching cannot be learned over a weekend, and even to practice it at entry level takes considerable preparation.
The training program is only a part of the process of developing a weightlifter. A large part of the magic lies in the implementation of the plan.
Weight is important. But speed of movement is an informative index to evaluate efficacy of training.
Great bars and bumpers are a given. But what other factors should be considered when opening your own weightlifting gym?
I feel the need to discuss some common mistakes that I see occurring frequently at local weightlifting meets.