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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 USA Weightlifting Podcast USA Weightlifting

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 143 Ratings

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!

    Tokyo Olympics: Brief Preview & Schedule

    Tokyo Olympics: Brief Preview & Schedule

    We’re back with another special episode dedicated to the upcoming Olympic Games. In today’s episode we’re touching on some fun historical statistics as well as confirming the upcoming weight classes and competition schedule for team USA. We’ll also be going into some of our medal projections for team USA as well. Be sure to tune in to NBC to support the team!

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    • 41 min
    The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum - More Than Sport

    The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum - More Than Sport

    Michelle Dusserre Farrel is an Olympic Silver Medalist in gymnastics. Michelle now works with the new United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs. The goal of the museum is to highlight and celebrate the history of Olympic and Paralympic competitors and achievements. The museum's vision is to ignite, inspire, and reinforce Olympic hopes and dreams. If you’re ever in the area, DO NOT miss the opportunity to go check out this incredible museum and to take in the experience it provides!

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    • 50 min
    Fixing Faults: The Press-out

    Fixing Faults: The Press-out

    This week on the USA Weightlifting podcast we’re talking about one of the common causes of a red light during competition - the press out. In this episode we’re highlighting the root cause of a faulty lock-out, what you may be lacking, and how to fix it!

    Links:
    Overhead Mobility Dril: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwi4N6TJ5Z4
    Behind Neck Press & Stretch w/Overhead KB Stretch: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsY6iwPl4lv/?utm_medium=copy_link

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    "Better Great Than Never" w/Olympic Champion Lindsay Shoop

    "Better Great Than Never" w/Olympic Champion Lindsay Shoop

    Today, we’re stepping outside of the weightlifting community and speaking to Lindsay Shoop, Olympic Gold Medalist in Rowing.

    Lindsay’s inspiring story on how she became an athlete and her path to the Olympics is one we can all learn something from. In this episode we talk about sharing what you love, cultivating confidence, and the power of mindset.

    What you’ll learn:
    Mindset
    Cultivating confidence
    Setting goals

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Kristi Brewer: 3-Time Masters World Champion

    Kristi Brewer: 3-Time Masters World Champion

    Kristi Brewer is a 3-Time Masters World Champion and Masters World Record Holder. What’s even more astonishing is that she joined weightlifting only 5 years ago. In this episode we’re talking about her journey as a competitive weightlifter and what has helped lead her to these accomplishments.

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Gayle Hatch System w/Matt Bruce

    The Gayle Hatch System w/Matt Bruce

    Matt Bruce is a National Champion and seven-time World team member. In today’s episode Matt shares how he turned his passion for weightlifting into a successful career as a high school strength & conditioning coach. He also shares his stories of Coach Gayle Hatch and how his influence has shaped his life today.

    What you’ll learn:
    The Hatch system
    Olympic lifting for athletes
    Building culture

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    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 Ratings

kierstenkoool ,

Great podcast

Great informative podcast that covers everything weightlifting !! It’s so easy to listen to and I learn a lot and get some cool perspectives.
Thanks for doing this guys!

DeeMontyAz ,

A weightlifter toolbox

This is such a great set of tools each podcast. The cues and tips are so easily absorbed into your current program. Highly recommend this for anyone who wants to improve their Olympic Weightlifting.

ähjkl ,

Cheryls connection made it painful to listen to at times...not that clear

Regarding Thursdays Muscle snatch podcast Connection on Cheryls end was to echoey not clear. Hard to listen too

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