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Team Houston Olympic Weightlifting – Articles http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:09 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management - Version 2.5.28 en-gb Use Your Training Space Wisely http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/71-trainingspace http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/71-trainingspace trainingspaceTraining space can be a problem for Olympic lifters in many of the gyms across the United States.  For garage clubs like Team Houston of USA Weightlifting in Houston, Texas the space available is used as a functional training facility for the 30 young athletes that train there.
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Articles Sun, 04 Jan 2009 00:38:29 +0000
My Experience at the St. Petersburg OTC http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/62-stpeteotc http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/62-stpeteotc

Mike's Gym NewsletterRecently I traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia to see the city and to visit the school for “Heavy Athletics" – better known as the St. Petersburg Olympic Training Center.  This training facility is located in a suburb of St. Petersburg called Pavlovsk.

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Articles Tue, 25 Nov 2008 09:46:11 +0000
Olympic Weightlifting Simplified Training http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/54-simplified http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/54-simplified

There is no absolute scientific basis for the statements presented in this article. It is only an accumulation of ideas we are sharing with you, and is based on years of knowledge attained by gut-wrenching personal training, success and failure in competitive Olympic Weightlifting, reading updated training principles and physiology, and general observation over the years of lifters performing and not performing on the platform and in training gyms.

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Articles Thu, 20 Nov 2008 04:23:01 +0000
Olympic Weightlifting and the Young Athlete http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/50-youngathlete http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/50-youngathlete

Many years ago I got a phone call from a lady who asked about weightlifting. She said she had an 8-year-old son who wasn’t in very good shape and that she was concerned about his overall health and self esteem.

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Articles Sun, 16 Nov 2008 07:44:22 +0000
The “King” of Lifts, Could be “King” for Football too! http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/49-king http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/49-king

Strength and conditioning coaches at the professional, college and high school level will all agree that weight training is imperative for the development of their athletes.  The BIG question is:  What are the best exercises for the job?

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Articles Sun, 16 Nov 2008 07:21:53 +0000
Swords' Squat Program http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/48-squats http://www.teamhoustonweightlifting.com/articles/48-squats
WEEK SESSION % WARM UP % BASIC WT. NO. OF LIFTS AVG. WEIGHT
1 FRONT
FRONT
BACK
1
2
3
60/6, 65/6
70/2, 75/2
60/2, 65/2
70/2*6
80/3*6
70/2*6
24
22
16
.
.
.
2 FRONT
BACK
FRONT
4
5
6
70/2, 75/2
75/2, 80/2
70/2, 75/2
80/4*6
85/2*3
80/5*3
28
10
19
.
.
.
3 FRONT
FRONT
BACK
7
8
9
60/3, 65/3
70/6, 75/6
60/3, 65/3
70/3*6
80/6*3
70/3*6
24
30
24
.
.
.
4 FRONT
BACK
FRONT
10
11
12
70/5, 75/5
65/4, 70/4
75/4, 85/4
85/5*3
75/4*3
90/4*3
25
20
20
.
.
.
5 FRONT
FRONT
BACK
13
14
15
60/2, 70/2
75/3, 85/3
75/3, 85/3
75/2*6
95/3*2
95/2*2
16
12
10
.
.
.
6 FRONT
FRONT
FRONT
16
17
18
80/5, 90/2
60/5, 70/3
75/5, 85/3
100/2*1
75/3*3
95/1, 105/1+
9
17
10
.
.
.
7 BACK
FRONT
BACK
19
20
21
70/3, 80/3
60/5, 65/5
70/2, 80/2
85/3*2
70/2*6
MAX BACK SQT
12
22
?
.
.
?
21 7-WEEK
WORKOUTS
21
W/OUTS
 
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Articles Sun, 16 Nov 2008 03:49:27 +0000