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  • Girls weightlifting: Regina Nestor keys Wekiva’s fourth-place finish as a team

     
    Amost lost among the expected performances of Niaja Griffin (a third state title at 154) and a third-place finish by Carmelia Stewart in the 129-pound weight class was the unexpected effort of  Regina Nestor, who went into Saturday's Florida Finals...
  • Girls weightlifting: Wekiva’s Niaja Griffin wins third state title

     
    Niaja Griffin became the fifth girls weightlifter to win three state championship Saturda when she won the 154-pound weight class at the FHSAA Finals at the Kissimmee Civic Center. She joined Morgan Candage of Port Orange Spruce Creek (2007-09), Lakita...
  • Girls weightlifting: Timber Creek’s Stefania Maresca takes state title

     
    The emotion was so overcoming for Timber Creek's Stefania Maresca Saturday afternoon when she won the 199-pound weight class at the FHSAA Finals girls weightlifting championships, she didn't know how she should react or what she should feel. Just s...
  • Seedings for Central Floridians heading into girls weightlifting state meet

     
    Here are the seedings, by weight class, for all the Central Florida girls weightlifters who have qualified for Saturday's state meet at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Key: (seeded place, name, school, total weight at qualifying meet). 101...
  • Girls weightlifting: Playing a hand in Spruce Creek’s state title

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek didn't have the most lifters at the FHSAA Finals girls weightlifting championships at the Kissimmee Civic Center — that honor went to Navarre with 13 — but of the seven lifters the Hawks had at state, they received...
  • Game of the day: Port Orange Spruce Creek vs. New Smyrna Beach boys weightlifting

     
    Game of the day: Port Orange Spruce Creek vs. New Smyrna Beach boys weightlifting Where: Spruce Creek High School (801 Taylor Road, Port Orange) What to watch for: The top two weightlifting teams from last year open the season with plenty of holes to...
  • Spruce Creek edges New Smyrna 47-46 in 5 Star weightlifting

     
    Wednesday’s Five Star Conference weightlifting meet was literally too close to call, at least the first time. New Smyrna Beach was announced as the winner until a recount showed that host Port Orange Spruce Creek actually won the championship by a...
  • Lake Highland tops sub-district weightlifting meet

     
    Results from Wednesday's Class 1A Sub-District meet at First Academy: Team scores: 1. Lake Highland Prep 63, 2. Jones 46, 3. Bishop Moore 33; 4. Lake Nona 29; 5. First Academy 20; 6. Trinity Prep 9. Weight class winners (with total weight lifted in...
  • Lift Weights Lose Weight

    Lift Weights Lose Weight
    When I was speed skating, we cross-trained year-round by lifting weights a couple of times a week. I found weight lifting so satisfying that even today, no matter how busy my schedule gets, not a week goes by that you won't find me out in the garage...
  • Are Isometric Exercises Safe For The Heart?

    Q. Long ago, I was told that isometric exercises, like weight lifting, shouldn't be done by anyone with a heart condition. Is that still the prevailing wisdom? A. Isometric exercises are those in which a muscle tenses but doesn't contract. Clasping...
  • NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details

    NaNO Vapor: Strong claims, weak details
    Body builders and serious weightlifters aren't exactly known for modest understatement. They often talk about getting "huge" and "ripped," and many will flex at the slightest pretense. But for real over-the-top muscle mania, check out the body-building...