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This is the official Podcast of USA Weightlifting. Spend some time with hosts and Olympians Cheryl Haworth and Chad Vaughn as they interview the athletes and coaches you want to hear and learn from, and review the competitions you want to know about. You will be able to draw inspiration and motivation from their collective personal stories and experiences, as well as always leave with at least a few immediately applicable tips from content that will range from training to technique to competition readiness and strategies. We here at USA Weightlifting are very excited to provide this to the weightlifting community and other interested parties, and we are thankful for the opportunity to further support the sport that we all love! We appreciate you listening and hope you enjoy!

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This is the official Podcast of USA Weightlifting. Spend some time with hosts and Olympians Cheryl Haworth and Chad Vaughn as they interview the athletes and coaches you want to hear and learn from, and review the competitions you want to know about. You will be able to draw inspiration and motivation from their collective personal stories and experiences, as well as always leave with at least a few immediately applicable tips from content that will range from training to technique to competition readiness and strategies. We here at USA Weightlifting are very excited to provide this to the weightlifting community and other interested parties, and we are thankful for the opportunity to further support the sport that we all love! We appreciate you listening and hope you enjoy!

    The Physically Prepared Weightlifter w/James Tatum

    The Physically Prepared Weightlifter w/James Tatum

    James Tatum is a 3-time National Champion and author of “The Physically Prepared Weightlifter”. In today’s episode James is talking about the need for general physical preparation in the sport of weightlifting, and defines exactly what that is. He explains that only when it is sustainable for the individual, will it assist with progress and performance, as well lead to health and longevity.

    What you’ll learn:
    -Health and longevity in weightlifting
    -What it means to achieve structural balance
    -Powerlifting vs. Weightlifting
    -GPP (general physical preparation)

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Quarterly Phil-in: Looking to 2021

    The Quarterly Phil-in: Looking to 2021

    USA Weightlifting CEO, Phil Andrews, joins us for another update episode to discuss some of the recent happenings in the sport of weightlifting including some details of the upcoming American Open finals in Atlanta, some insight of the potential 2021 schedule, and the recent hot topic of the IWF Reform.

    What you’ll learn:
    -American Open finals in Atlanta
    -Potential danger for the sport of weightlifting in e 2024 Olympics
    -What’s happening in IWF and how is it affecting athletes
    -How to contribute to a drug free sport

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    • 39 min
    The Power of The Pelvis w/Dr. Tamra Wroblesky

    The Power of The Pelvis w/Dr. Tamra Wroblesky

    Dr. Tamra Wrobleski is a doctor in physical therapy, specializing in pelvic health. In today’s episode we’re talking about why weightlifters should be concerned with their pelvic health more than any other athlete when it comes to general wellness and peak athletic performance. If you’re experiencing pain during sex, bladder problems, or even hip pain, this is definitely an episode you don’t want to miss.

    What you’ll learn in this episode:
    Assessing and addressing hip pain
    The connection between muscles around your pelvis
    How to get out of pain and perform better
    Urinary incontinence
    How to supercharge your pelvis
    How pelvic health can lead to more weight on the bar and better movement

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    Links:
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Drugs and IWF Reform w/Sarah Davies

    Drugs and IWF Reform w/Sarah Davies

    Sarah Davies has been recently appointed as the chairperson for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Athletes’ Commission. Despite her busy schedule she’s making big strides for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics as well as using her newfound position to speak out about drugs and corruption in the sport of weightlifting. Please join us in this episode as we talk about how to support clean athletes and how to fight for fair play and IWF Reform.

    What you’ll learn in this episode:
    What it means to stay clean
    How to get involved in making a change
    The reality of drugs in sports

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Olympic Weightlifting in CrossFit

    Olympic Weightlifting in CrossFit

    In this episode of the USA Weightlifting Podcast we’ll be digging into Olympic-lifting in CrossFit. We’ll also be looking at the dominant performances by the 2020 CrossFit Games champs, Tia Claire Toomey and Mat Fraser as well as their extensive backgrounds in the sport of weightlifting. Is there some correlation between weightlifting and being successful in CrossFit? We’ll be diving into these questions and more including how to get better at weightlifting for CrossFit.

    What you’ll learn in this episode:
    Training for CrossFit vs. Weightlifting
    Addressing your weaknesses
    How does the snatch and clean & jerk effect CrossFit movements
    How to get better at weightlifting for CrossFit

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    • 53 min
    Key Takeaways From USAW Women's Clinic

    Key Takeaways From USAW Women's Clinic

    This episode is dedicated to USAW’s recent online women’s camp where we covered pelvic health, body image, and confidence. All three of these factors play a huge role on how we perform on and off the platform, as well as our mental health. This episode has tons of key tips that you can use in your training and to help you live a happier and healthier lifestyle.

    What you’ll learn in this episode:
    The importance of pelvic health
    How to protect your hips
    Incontinence while lifting for women
    How to improve your relationship with body image

    Sponsors:
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    Resources mentioned:
    Inner Dynamics Physical Therapy

    • 56 min

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