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!
Paralysis by Analysis: Over-Analyzing Your Lifting Videos
This week on the USA Weightlifting Podcast, Coach Danny Camargo joins the crew to talk about analyzing your lifting videos.
Recording and analyzing your lifts is a great way to tweak and improve your lifting technique but at what point does it become a hindrance? In this episode we’ll be looking at when you should and shouldn’t be recording your lifts.
Quick Tip: Take the Slack Out
This week on the USA Weightlifting Podcast we’re taking a quick dive into what it means to take the “slack out of the bar”. In this episode we’ll be explaining how taking the slack out can help initiate weight from the ground more effectively and the steps required to eliminate it.
Enjoy the show!
Assess and Address Your Mobility with WODProof
WodProof is the leading community driven mobile app for athletes looking to record workouts, review training, and compete with athletes all over the world.
In this episode we’re talking about mobility. WODProof allows you to test and improve your mobility like nothing else before. Tune in to learn more about mobility specific to olympic lifters and how you can start using WODProof today. Enjoy the show!
Lifting from the Blocks
This week on the USA Weightlifting Podcast, we are joined by Coach Danny Camargo. In this episode we are taking on a special listener request, on how to use lifting blocks.
Lifting blocks allow the barbell to be placed at a variety of heights enabling you to hone in on specific segments of your snatch, clean, or pulls. Tune in to learn more on when you should introduce blocks into your training, how to set the appropriate height, and some of the important standards to consider when using blocks.
Enjoy the show!
Fueling Your Lifts w/Bernie Wooster of Vitargo
Vitargo is a revolutionary life source of energy used by Olympians and elite athletes. In today’s episode we’re joined by Vitargo CEO, Bernie Wooster, to discuss the fastest body fuel supplement on the market.
Tune in to learn more about the importance of nutrition, why feuling is important, and how you should be refueling for training vs. competition. Enjoy the show!
Hand Care w/Chris Vagnaud of CaliCure
Calicure is a hand file that allows you to safely remove your calluses without removing too much while preventing ripping and tearing of your hands to ensure that you’re always ready and healthy to compete.
In this episode of the USA Weightlifting Podcast Chris Vignaud joins us to discuss why hand care is so important especially in the sport of weightlifting and how you should be treating your hands to prevent rips and tears. Enjoy the show!
Overall a great podcast.
A lot of great information on competitive weightlifting. Just hope the recent trend of featuring products by sponsors doesn’t continue.
Top tips and tricks
As an amateur CrossFit coach I use this podcast to constantly learn how to better my athletes by using All the tips and tricks Chad and Cheryl give. Plus they are some of the nicest pro athletes you will ever meet.
If I have free time, I love going on this podcast and picking an episode that I can geek out with them about what they’re talking about. The guests they bring on are some of my weightlifting role models and fitness experts I follow. Overall, it’s an easy listen if you enjoy what they’re talking about!