Myths and Truths of the Pregnant Athlete

Being pregnant is an exciting and nerve-racking experience for a woman, and for athletes it can bring a whole world of unknown. How hard can I push? When should I scale back? And how soon can I return to training postpartum? I’m here to provide some insight and peace of mind to keep you and your baby in the game, … Read More

The Easiest Way to Reduce Injury With Olympic Weightlifting.

Injuries will always occur and if research tells us anything, it’s that sports-related injuries have only continued to increase over the past decade. However, emphasis on maintaining quality technique and form with lifting movements is a methodology that can and should be implemented by all coaches and athletes. Therefore, that’s why it’s the easiest way to reduce injury with Olympic weightlifting. … Read More

“The Importance of Variety When Using Olympic Weightlifting With Athletes”

Olympic weightlifting - barbell snatch. Variety with Olympic weightlifting.

We know that the best way to get better at a particular sport is to train that sport. Therefore, if the goal is to make it to the Olympics as a competitive weightlifting athlete (i.e. Jessica Lucero), then prioritizing Olympic weightlifting would only make sense. However, for most athletes, Olympic lifting is just another effective training tool used to improve … Read More