Celebrating Success: Cherokee Barbell Open Weightlifting Meet Recap and Youth Nationals Preview

We recently concluded our 2nd annual Cherokee Barbell Open Weightlifting Meet, and what an incredible event it was! The energy, dedication, and talent displayed by our athletes left us inspired and proud. In this email, we will recap the 1st part of the meet, share highlights of the meet and also share some exciting newsContinue reading “Celebrating Success: Cherokee Barbell Open Weightlifting Meet Recap and Youth Nationals Preview”

Empty Tank on the Platform?The Pitfall of Chasing Too Many PRs in Training

In the world of powerlifting and weightlifting, the pursuit of personal records (PRs) in competition is the ultimate goal. However, simply pushing your limits during every training session may not yield optimal results. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the concept of strategic training specifically tailored for powerlifting and weightlifting, and how it canContinue reading “Empty Tank on the Platform?The Pitfall of Chasing Too Many PRs in Training”


Slow-Medium Snatches: A Valuable Exercise for Improving Your 1st Pull Technique There are many exercises that can help improve your Olympic weightlifting technique, but have you tried incorporating Slow-Medium Snatches into your training routine? Slow-Medium Snatches are an effective option to consider for perfecting your 1st pull and developing the strength and power necessary toContinue reading “SET THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LIFTS”


Struggling with the barbell going around your knees during the snatch? Try the halting snatch complex. This drill can help you focus on maintaining proper positioning and technique to prevent the bar from drifting forward. Halting at Knee Snatches can be helpful for athletes who are pulling the bar around the knees because it allowsContinue reading “3 REASON WHY HALT/PAUSE AT KNEE?”


Congratulations to our five female athletes Ayla, Angelica, Amelia (Coach), Dasha (Coach) & Molly, will be competing at the upcoming Iron of Ladies Powerlifting Meet, May 6th! We are incredibly proud of their hard work and dedication, and we canโ€™t wait to see them perform. At the Powerlifting Meet, our athletes will have the opportunityContinue reading “MAY 2023 EVENTS”

6 Reasons Kids and Teens Need Strength & Conditioning

Strength and conditioning training help kids and teens improve their health and overall fitness, but thatโ€™s not all! This type of training is based on findings from extensive scientific research and has proven results in reducing injuries, improving confidence, and (of course) enhancing athletic performance.  Weโ€™ve designed our program specifically for middle school and highContinue reading “6 Reasons Kids and Teens Need Strength & Conditioning”

Why Starting Olympic Weightlifting & Strength Training After 35 is beneficial?

Weightlifting is a form of exercise that involves lifting heavy weights for the purpose of building strength and muscle mass. While weightlifting has traditionally been associated with younger individuals and athletes, it can also be a highly beneficial form of exercise for individuals over the age of 35. In fact, weightlifting can be particularly importantContinue reading “Why Starting Olympic Weightlifting & Strength Training After 35 is beneficial?”

3 Tips To Improve Your ๐Ÿ’ช Performance in the Gym

Are you confused when it comes to figuring out what to eat to improve your performance in the gym? There are so many flashy tips and tricks to try, but here are 3 that will help you the most. 1๏ธโƒฃ ๐—™๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐—น ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ก๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜ ๐—”๐—ณ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ One of the mostContinue reading “3 Tips To Improve Your ๐Ÿ’ช Performance in the Gym”

April 2023 EVENTS

If you’ve been wanting to join our Six Week Strength & Technique Class, there’s no better time than now! Available for both in-person and remote coaching, this program is designed to help for lifters at every level โ€“ from beginners to elite athletes and coaches.In a smaller group setting, our Six Week Class allows for each athlete toContinue reading “April 2023 EVENTS”


Regardless of your version of true happiness, living a happier, more satisfied life is within reach. If youโ€™re feeling down, unsettled, in need of some ideas to perk you up or just want to have a fresh perspective on your day, check these ways to make you happier! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Practice Gratitudeโ˜€๏ธ Get Some Sun๐Ÿ˜ฌ Smile๐ŸฅฆContinue reading “HOW TO BE HAPPY ACCORDING TO SCIENCE”