OLYMPICS NEWS

Sofia, DEC 7 (REUTERS)-Bulgarian weightlifting suffered another blow on Friday when European youth champion Dayana Dimitrova was banned for life after a second doping offense since April 2017, the Balkan country’s federation said on Friday The international Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened to remove weightlifting from the Paris 2024 Games Continue Reading

Weightlifting News

Weight lifting better for heart health than running, new study finds. Lifting weights is healthier for the heart than going for a run or a walk, new research has found. Scientists looking at the health records of more than 4,000 people have concluded that, while forms of exercise reduce the Continue Reading

PROS AND CONS OF STRENGTH MACHINES AND FREEWEIGHTS

MACHINES: Pros: May be less intimidating for certain individuals Can emphasize certain muscle groups for rehabilitation or bodybuilding purposes Various intensities (load) provided in one weight stack Does not require a spotter Provides extra support for special-needs clients Keeps the individual in a fixed plane of motion, which may limit Continue Reading