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Caine Wilkes

Meet Team USA Olympic Weightlifter Caine Wilkes (+109KG)

Caine Wilkes will be competing in arguably one of the most hotly contested weight classes — +109 kilograms — at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Matthews, NC native is making his Olympic debut as a member of one of the most competitive weightlifting teams the United States has...

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11 Arm Exercises Olympic Weightlifters Should Be Doing

11 Arm Exercises Olympic Weightlifters Should Be Doing

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,...

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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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