Implementing Olympic-Style Weightlifting in Strength Training for Sport

by Antonio Squillante, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, RSCC
NSCA Coach August 2019
Vol 6, Issue 2


This article considers some of the main differences between the training of Olympic weightlifters and the use of Olympic weightlifting exercises in strength training for sport.

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