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”
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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”
SET THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR LIFTS
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”
3 REASON WHY HALT/PAUSE AT KNEE?
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?”
MAY 2023 EVENTS
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 can’t wait to see them perform. At the Powerlifting Meet, our athletes will have the opportunityContinue reading “MAY 2023 EVENTS”
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 💪 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. 1️⃣ 𝗙𝘂𝗲𝗹 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗕𝗼𝗱𝘆 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗮𝘆, 𝗡𝗼𝘁 𝗝𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗼𝘂𝘁 One of the mostContinue reading “3 Tips To Improve Your 💪 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 – 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”
FEBRUARY 2023 EVENTS
FEBRUARY 2023 EVENTS FREE OPEN HOUSE – FEBRUARY 4TH , 2023 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM – All LEVELS & AGES are Welcome! ✅During The Open House, Coaches will focus on technique improvement for the snatch and the clean-and-jerk, fundamental elements of each lift, and drill movements to help improve your body mechanics, timing, and speed to performContinue reading “FEBRUARY 2023 EVENTS”
How Your Inner Circle Impacts Your Well-Being and How They Can Support You?
Your inner circle is made up of the people you spend the most time with. These are the people who have the biggest impact on your life, for better or for worse. Your inner circle impacts your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The people you spend the most time with can have a significant influenceContinue reading “How Your Inner Circle Impacts Your Well-Being and How They Can Support You?”