Weightlifting: A Brief Overview

@inproceedings{Stone2006WeightliftingAB,
  title={Weightlifting: A Brief Overview},
  author={Michael H. Stone and Kyle Pierce and William A Sands and Meg Stone},
  year={2006}
}
B efore we can begin a meaningful discussion of weightlifting it is pertinent to begin with appropriate definitions. For the purpose of this discussion the appropriate term for training with added resistance/load is resistance training (RT). RT can be used as a general term to describe training with different modes. These modes can include free weights and machines. Weight training is a general term and a type of RT used to describe methods/modes in which a load (weight) is actually lifted… CONTINUE READING

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