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Weightlifting

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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...
  • Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title

    Grafton volleyball team works harder, sets sights on elusive state title
    One push-up and another sprint down, the Grafton girls volleyball players are sweating profusely. The Clippers, still fighting off fatigure from playing a match the night before, are struggling. And they are only halfway into the hard workout....
  • Weighing yourself can be misleading

    Weighing yourself can be misleading
    Jen had been obese, had gastric bypass surgery and lost 80 pounds. She was walking five or six times a week — about 25 miles — and had started doing marathons. Then she started lifting weights twice a week to add some resistance training to...
  • Little Lady, Big Biceps

    Little Lady, Big Biceps
    My fourth-grade teacher called me "the teeny weeny girl with the teeny weeny voice." My dad delighted in telling about the time he came upon a group of kids playing house in our backyard. He overheard one of my playmates find out I was the mom and comment...
  • Weight Training Injuries On the Rise

    Weight Training Injuries On the Rise
    Weight training can be great exercise, building muscle and helping to prevent bone loss. But as it's gotten more popular, injuries have increased, according to a new study. Researchers examined data on emergency room cases involving weights. The study,...
  • Kevin Bryan: Palm Beach boys' Weightlifter of the Year

    Kevin Bryan: Palm Beach boys' Weightlifter of the Year
    KEVIN BRYAN WEIGHTLIFTER OF THE YEAR Kevin Bryan Jupiter, senior Bench/clean and jerk total: 660 pounds OF NOTE: Bryan lifted a personal best 285 pounds on his final attempt in the clean and jerk to wind up third overall with a 660-pound total in...
  • Palm Beach All-County boys' weightlifting team

    FIRST TEAM Based on coaches ballots, and performances at sectional and state competitions. Thomas Cervantes Jupiter, senior Weight class: 119 Bench/clean & Jerk: 360 total Comment: Won Section 8 title; placed 15th at state tournament. Austin...
  • Broaden Your Horizons by Lifting Weights

    Broaden Your Horizons by Lifting Weights
    Weight lifting is an effective—if often overlooked—exercise for achieving a number of different fitness objectives. It can help you lose weight, build endurance and strength, or serve as an aerobic workout. The ideal weight YOU, in...
  • Broaden your fitness plan with weights

    Broaden your fitness plan with weights
    Weight lifting is an effective — if often overlooked — exercise for achieving a number of different fitness objectives. It can help you lose weight, build endurance and strength, or serve as an aerobic workout. The ideal weight that you, in...
  • Brothers in arms still going strong

    Brothers in arms still going strong
    Arm wrestling has brought Steve Stanaway 30 world and national titles, more than 300 trophies and a measure of fame. But it hasn't done much — at least in one memorable instance — for his personal life. In Maryland for a tournament years...
  • East Carolina signs 18

    GREENVILLE, N.C. - Despite having less than two weeks to tackle his initial recruiting efforts and fill the void caused by the departure of 28 seniors, first-year East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill delivered by addressing balance and...