Columbus Weightlifting News

Columbus Weightlifting has moved to 11 Athletics

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Columbus Weightlifting has moved to 11 Athletics

Team, We’re very pleased to showcase our new facility at 11 Athletics. In my almost 15 years of coaching,we’ve never been associated with a place that can offer us so much and allow us to continue to build upon the momentum of producing world class lifters in a great environment.

We are now ready to move in and while it will take a bit to fully get everything set, we do have enough for us to say, we are open for business ...

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Columbus Weightlifting Shop

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Hylete CWL Shirts

There are still some Columbus Weightlifting shirts available made by Hylete!

CWL Shop

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World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist SET to compete at the Arnold!

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This message is from USAW Board Member Mike Graber who has led the charge in bringing world class weightlifters to the Arnold Weightlifting Championships. He has done a great job and I hope you enjoy:

For over 10 years the Arnold Weightlifting Championships has been the host to many world class weightlifters and has become a yearly destination for Weightlifting and CrossFit fans in the USA and North America. In 2015 the main event will again be standing room ...

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A Review on 2014 World Championships

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While Almaty is almost halfway across the World, 11 hours ahead of the Eastern Seaboard, flights were relatively smooth for both Holley and I, along with the entire USAW contingent and support team that made the trip. Athletes arrived in a few waves respective to their weight classes and time competing.

Attending The World Weightlifting Championships over the last decade or so has been a wonderful experience, and watching Holley Mangold train and compete in her first Worlds was actually fun. You ...

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The Wrist Injury – When Your Elbows Don’t Get Through On A Clean

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PAIN… Stabbing, breath taking pain…

Weightlifting Wrist Injuries

You might not realize how important your wrist is during the Olympic lifts until there is a sharp, hot, pain, stabbing into it as you try to receive a weight. The injury this article is focusing on happens when an athlete is receiving a clean but their elbow doesn’t clear their thigh. When the elbow catches the thigh, the weight that is in the athletes ...

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Did that lift sound good to you? – The Power of Rhythm and Timing

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When rhythm and timing is the difference between a National title

It has all come down to this moment… The third clean and jerk in the National Championship for the title of National Champion. However, before we get to the ending lets look at the last half a year…

Training has been good. Coming off the normal tweaks and pains of training weightlifting our athlete is getting into quite the routine. She has her eyes set on performing well on the National stage, ...

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Confidence – A Cue to the Coach

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Coaches -

Have you ever had an athlete who was working on an issue get frustrated? Lets look at an example -

Our athlete keeps shooting their butt up at the start. As a coach you know that they must rise with their hip and shoulder together off the floor because it sets up everything for the rest of the lift. You repeatedly cue the athlete to keep their “butt down” or maybe you talk about focusing on the Continue Reading →

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Want Speed in the Lifts? – Don’t Anticipate

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In 2009, I was just getting into the sport of weightlifting. Now over 5 years into the sport it is hard to think back to the struggles at the beginning. However, one struggle is unforgettable.

That was the struggle of understanding how to be fast.

At the time I really used exercise and physical exertion as a stress reliever. I would go into a Globo Gym and hit it hard in a circuit-style, just trying to get a real good burn and ...

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The “One Thing” That Will Truly Make or BREAK a Lift

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It was the 2012 Olympic Trials. Holley Mangold entered the warm up area knowing that months prior she was written off as an athlete who wouldn’t make the Olympic team. The blows to her ego in the last 18 months included not being invited back to the Olympic Training Center, missing the world team by a kilo, sleeping in a laundry room so she could afford to train, and the list goes on…

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