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Articles About Olympic Weightlifting?

Hi guys. Would you be so kind to show me some sites that have articles about olympic weightlifting training? Thank you.

www.google.com

[quote]Invictica wrote:
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Olympic+Weightlifting [/quote]

haha quality.

Milo. I think Ironmind now has some short O-lifting articles up on their site.

http://www.dynamic-eleiko.com/sportivny/library/farticles.html

[quote]Invictica wrote:
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Olympic+Weightlifting [/quote]

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[quote]Invictica wrote:

Hahah, that was actually brilliant of you. Thank you for the laughs!

[quote]dfreezy wrote:
http://www.dynamic-eleiko.com/sportivny/library/farticles.html[/quote]

Thanks, I’ve seen those articles before

ROFL @ THE LMGTFY LINK LOL GENIOUS

[quote]TYPE2B wrote:
Hi guys. Would you be so kind to show me some sites that have articles about olympic weightlifting training? Thank you.[/quote]

All joking and LMGTFY aside, I find it difficult to get quality material on Olympic weightlifting as well.

This is a good blog. Often has some weightlifting stuff on it:
ditillo2.blogspot.com

These are good as well:
www.wlinfo.com
www.owresource.com
weightliftingexchange.com

Here is a Tommy Kono lecture on weighlifting:

This is a good site on weightlifting:
tomgorman.moonfruit.com

This website has a load of links on it, basically all the weightlifting links that the creator of the website could find online:
www.lifttilyadie.com/w8lift.htm

I’ve recently ordered MILO as well. MILO is good but I’d say its less than 25% Olympic Weightlifting. MILO does mostly Strongman coverage and strongman related articles (as in >50%).

And yeah no offence to the guys suggesting Google but Google isn’t that great a resource when looking for pure Olympic Weightlifting. Most the hits from Google are for athletes (either Bodybuilders, Powerlifters, Track and Field, Football and others) wanting to learning weightlifting on the side as opposed to actually wanting to competing in weightlifting.

Maybe if you could speak some Eastern European language or Chinese you could try google.cn or google.pl or google.bg. But the English language googles aren’t that good at finding weightlifting articles probably because there simply isn’t that many weightlifting articles in English online (though not knowing any foreign languages I couldn’t tell if there are any non-English articles either).

In the end you’ll probably be better off getting all relevant weightlifting information from a weightlifting coach in your area. Join a weightlifting club near you if you haven’t already and all questions will be answered.

[quote]wushu_1984 wrote:
I’ve recently ordered MILO as well. MILO is good but I’d say its less than 25% Olympic Weightlifting. MILO does mostly Strongman coverage and strongman related articles (as in >50%).
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Actually now that I think about it could have just been that the MILO I got was the one on WSM 2008. I’d still say MILO is at best about 50-50 between Oly lifting and Strongman.

Maybe someone who has read more MILO journals can comment on this.

Yo Wushu, thanks for posting.

And yes, you’re right. The main reason why I actually asked for articles is that it is very difficult to find good OW articles by just googling them. I’ve read stuff from tomgorman, dynamic-eleiko, sportivnypress, T-Nation, etc. a few months ago and I still am not satisfied with the info. I’ve reached the point where I just wanna buy a book…

Oh, and for the Eastern European language, I’ve tried that before. I went to freedict.com. They translate stuff from you and look what I found: http://www.tvoytrener.ru/faktori_vliyayushchi/

lol

[quote]TYPE2B wrote:
Yo Wushu, thanks for posting.

And yes, you’re right. The main reason why I actually asked for articles is that it is very difficult to find good OW articles by just googling them. I’ve read stuff from tomgorman, dynamic-eleiko, sportivnypress, T-Nation, etc. a few months ago and I still am not satisfied with the info. I’ve reached the point where I just wanna buy a book…

Oh, and for the Eastern European language, I’ve tried that before. I went to freedict.com. They translate stuff from you and look what I found: http://www.tvoytrener.ru/faktori_vliyayushchi/

lol[/quote]

I hear you man.

This has like 4 weightlifting books (only two of which look good):
http://www.owresource.com/books.php

Actually just came across this website called the Weightlifting online magazine, haven’t read much but it has an articles section:
http://womag1.com/lifting/

Seriously though you should look into joining a weightlifting club. Even if you are not interested in competing just join the club for 6-12 months and learn the techniques from a coach and then go back to whatever training you did beforehand. Oly weightlifting clubs are not that expensive either. A 6 month membership would probably be cheaper than a good book on weightlifting and it would be way way way … way more effective.

For example one club website off of google lists:
USQ Students $ 55.00 per Year
USQ Staff $ 55.00 per Year
Students $110.00 per Year
Adult (non USQ)$110.00 per Year

So I wouldn’t be surprised if you could negotiate something in the range of $60-$80 for a 6 month membership with your local oly club. Whereas a good book such as “The Weightlifting Encyclopedia: A Guide to World Class Performance” costs about $80-$100.

It is so much easier to learn and improve on the lifts if you are a member of an oly club. You get help not just from coaches but all the active members as well. You’ll meet people at every stage from pure beginners to novices, intermediates and advanced.