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Weightlifting

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  • Jim Murray, June 7, 1961

     
    June 7, 1961: Gene Tunney's chief claim to fame is he licked an over-aged Jack Dempsey twice. It won him respect but not affection. A peculiar thing about the public is it resents a man who topples a popular champion......
  • Tamaqua expects to contend in Anthracite

     
    Sam Bonner sees North Schuylkill as a tough team to knock off from the Anthracite Football League’s top perch. He also sees enough improvement for Mahanoy Area and Marian Catholic to be in the mix, too. Oh, and he doesn’t......
  • Bodybuilding for Baptists

     
    Longwood Baptist preacher and bodybuilder Joel Breidenbaugh will talk on Nov. 8 about how ministers should emulate weightlifters to strengthen their abilities in bringing the word of God to their congregations. Breidenbaugh is senior pastor of First...
  • Girls weightlifting enters its sub-district meets

     
    Girls weightlifting teams around Central Florida will begin to get serious as they enter the final month of their season next week, with sub-district meets being held. Sub-district 6 meets will be held at Lake Mary, Clermont East Ridge and Bunnell Flagler...
  • Girls weightlifting honor roll for Central Florida

     
    Here is a glimpse at the top girls weightlifters in Central Florida through this week's sub-district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and compiled from results in the newspaper and from information provided by Central Florida coaches....
  • Wekiva, Timber Creek girls weightlifters dominate Sub-District 7 meets

     
    Seven Wekiva girls weightlifters won their weight classes to automatically advance through the District 7 qualifying meet Thursday afternoon at Wekiva. Six lifters from Timber Creek also won at another District 7 qualufying meet at East River. Wekiva ...
  • 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...
  • Steroids are Helpful, Harmful

    Steroids are Helpful, Harmful
    Mark McGwire's admission last month that he used steroids during his baseball career reopened the discussion about the risks and benefits of the drugs. Steroids are synthetic versions of hormones the body produces naturally. Birth control pills are one...
  • 'Normal Weight Obesity'

    'Normal Weight Obesity'
    Jessica Heidari is a life-long athlete who used to run marathons. She said at 5 feet, 8 inches tall, she weighed 116 pounds. "So just because I was real skinny doesn't mean I was healthy at all. I was actually underweight and nutritionally that's just...