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Mattie Rogers at the 2017 USAW National Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

IWF World Championship Final Entry List Published, Can Team USA Podium?

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) published the final entry list for the 2017 IWF World Championships beginning later this month. With 377 athletes entered, which athletes from Team USA have the best shot at standing...

USA Weightlifting Names Final 20 for World Team

The 2017 IWF World Championships are less than a month away and USA Weightlifting (USAW) has named the final 20 athletes who will make up Team USA. Sixteen of the 20 Team USA athletes will...
Mat Fraser after an event win on Day 3 of the CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Sports Illustrated Says Mat Fraser is 4th Fittest Male Athlete in 2017

While Mat Fraser was crowned the Fittest Man on Earth the past two years by CrossFit, Sports Illustrated has a different opinion. In this year's "Sports Illustrated Fittest 50" article, Mat Fraser only ranks...
Team USA - 2017 IWF World Championships

USAW Announces 2017 World Championships Team

The 2017 IWF World Championships will be in the United States once again. Anaheim, California, will be host to the top weightlifters in the world November 28 - December 5. USA Weightlifting (USAW) has...
Mattie Rogers jerks 145kg from the blocks. @mattiecakesssss/Instagram

Mattie Rogers Jerks 145 Kilos! That’s 319 Pounds…

Mattie Rogers just blew up the weightlifting world. Rogers posted a video of her jerking 145kg from the blocks during training yesterday. That is 319 pounds! 145kg/319lbs jerkkkkkyyyy boooiiiiiiii ¯_(ツ)_/¯ @rehband @eleikosport @xendurance @rpstrength @2poodperformance A...
Kate Vibert at the 2017 USAW National Championships. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life.

American Open Series 3: An Athlete’s Perspective

Training for any weightlifting competition is indescribable. Through all the ups and downs of preparing both physically and mentally, it’s difficult to even think about who is showing up, and what to expect out...
Jens Boivie gets tattoo of Mattie Rogers across his back. @jenslaboivie/Instagram

Man Gets Tattoo of Mattie Rogers on His Back

People get tattoos of everything these days so it's not surprising that a man in Stockholm, Sweden, got a tattoo of Mattie Rogers on his back. However, it's not just any tattoo. The tattoo...
Caine Wilkes at 2016 Olympic Team Trials

Team USA Men Take 2nd at Pan American Championships, Women Take 4th

The men of Team USA took 2nd in the team classification at the 2017 Pan American Championships. The eight men representing the United States racked up a total of 12 medals, of which five of...

Mattie Rogers Takes Home Three Silver Medals

Mattie Rogers earned herself three silver medals at the 2017 Pan American Championships in Miami, Florida. Rogers, competing in the 69kg weight category, went 5-for-6 on the day. Rogers' only miss was her first snatch attempt...
Mattie Rogers breaks Clean and Jerk American Record - Photo by Lifting Life (Instagram)

Mattie Rogers Goes 6-for-6, Wins Gold and Breaks Her American Record

Mattie Rogers continues to be head and shoulders ahead of her competition here in the States. Rogers (69kg) took to the platform at the 2017 USA Weightlifting National Championships Saturday night. The result? A 6-for-6 performance...

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