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Weightlifting

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  • Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter

    Robert V. Rood, champion powerlifter
    Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73. Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
  • Arkansas Razorbacks: Changes at Arkansas go well beyond just Bret Bielema

    Arkansas Razorbacks: Changes at Arkansas go well beyond just Bret Bielema
    Hoover, Ala. (OzarksSportsZone.com)  -- Arkansas’ new head coach Bret Bielema relishes a challenge. He let the assembled media at SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. know that clearly when the topic was broached about the media’s preseason SEC...
  • Kettle bell arm lift targets plenty of muscles

     Kettle bell arm lift targets plenty of muscles
    This fluid kettle bell combination will work your entire body. It requires that you master two old-school weightlifting movements, the clean and the jerk. Once you get it down, says David Schenk, co-founder of Cross Train LA in Hollywood, you'll turn to...
  • Lou Dobbs means business when it comes to keeping fit

    Fitness comes in all shapes, sizes and ages. Lou Dobbs, 68, is the host of Fox Business Network's "Lou Dobbs Tonight," and he has sometimes struggled with his weight during a busy broadcasting career that has spanned more than four decades. Before...
  • Michael Biehn trains like a 'Taxi Driver'

    Somewhere there is a casting agent who, whenever he needs a butt-kicking soldier to die valiantly, thinks, "Michael Biehn." Recall "Terminator," "The Rock" or "The Abyss." All soldiers, all KIA. Even when Biehn played a cowboy in "Tombstone," it ended...
  • Florida Panther: 'Always be the hardest worker'

    Florida Panther: 'Always be the hardest worker'
    Shawn Matthias is entering his seventh season with the Florida Panthers, where he plays center. During the 2012-2013 season, Matthias scored 14 goals, which tied him for second place on the team. Currently conditioning in the grueling training camp,...
  • Parkland powerlifters place second at state meet

     
    Parkland High School placed second overall at the Pennsylvania State High School Powerlifting Championships at the Glen Mills Schools on Saturday. Perennial state champion and national powerhouse Glen Mills won its 28th consecutive state high school...
  • Bios of all the Lehigh Valley High School Football Scholar-Athletes to be honored on March 3

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Dnner is coming up a month from today, March 3 at the Northampton Community Center and Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien is the main speaker. I...
  • Boxer Wladimir Klitschko on training, diet and sibling rivalry

    Boxer Wladimir Klitschko on training, diet and sibling rivalry
    They call him Dr. Steelhammer, because not only could he punch you into a parallel universe, he also has a doctorate in sports sciences. Of his 62 boxing bouts, Olympic and world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko has lost only three. For...
  • Patrick Muldoon on staying chiseled

    Patrick Muldoon had his brains sucked out by a bug-eyed alien in "Starship Troopers," and perhaps more appealing he's been both a kindly heartthrob, Austin Reed on "Days of Our Lives," and an evil heartthrob, Richard Hart on "Melrose Place." Shirtless...
  • Blue Bomber Football weightlifting event a success

     
    More than 100 area football players competed in the ninth annual Blue Bomber Football Invitational Weightlifting Competition in a packed Palmerton gymnasium. For the second consecutive year, Whitehall captured the team championship on the strength of...