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Weightlifting

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  • Luis Verdiales, Shelby Koren of Spruce Creek win USA Weightlifting titles

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek weightlifters Luis Verdiales and Shelby Koren have been invited to an expenses-paid stay at the Olympic Training Center after both won titles in June at the USA Weightlifting National Youth Championships in Michigan. They will...
  • How to Get Fit, Stay Cool, and even Have Some Fun

     
    During the past few weeks, it hasn’t been much fun to run outdoors. Even early in the morning, the heat has been oppressive. It’s the same with walking and cycling. And indoor exercise classes somehow seem hotter than usual, too. Indeed it&#...
  • Montverde powerlifters win national and world titles

     
    Two students on Montverde Academy's powerlifting squad, Jake Carter and Josh Arnold, both won titlesĀ at the American Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation Championships in Rockland, Mass. But a third Montverde lifter, freshman Eliott Grietens, did even...
  • 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...
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  • CrossFit's approach gains fans

    CrossFit's approach gains fans
    CrossFit may be the latest thing in fitness, but it's also a throwback to an era of medicine balls, calisthenics and free weights. Maybe that's why CrossFit gyms throughout the country count among their aficionados a growing number of older athletes...
  • Quick and Sweaty Workouts

    Quick and Sweaty Workouts
    While researching a book on exercise and the brain, John Ratey learned that intense exercise releases a hormone that burns belly fat and adds muscle fibers. So the Harvard Medical School psychiatrist swapped out 40-minute jogging sessions on the treadmill...
  • 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...
  • Tennis May Serve Up the Perfect Workout

    Tennis May Serve Up the Perfect Workout
    Growing up, my parents taught us that the best activities are the ones that you can enjoy your entire life. As the senior tennis champion of Madison, Wis., my mother set a good example. According to a meta-analysis published in The British Journal of...
  • 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...