Weightlifting Wednesday: Leg Drive

Weightlifting Wednesday: Leg Drive

One of our main lifts on Strength Saturday’s is either a squat or a pull. The main focus: legs. A favorite of mine for a variation of pulls is picture above. Our athlete Jes is standing on plates about 3″. The height of the plates will vary depending on...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

-Before you read any further, I am not a certified nutritionist or nutrition expert. This is advice from my own practice and things that have helped me and other athletes around me. Feel free to use this knowledge to your own benefit or talk to me about practices that...
Weightlifting Thursday: Gear

Weightlifting Thursday: Gear

There are certain things we use in weightlifting that can help us improve our performance and/or to put us in better positions. The common pieces of gear used in weightlifting are: Weightlifting Shoes. These type of shoes have an elevated and solid heel, usually...
Turkey Day Survival Guide

Turkey Day Survival Guide

Brace yourself, Holidays are coming! It’s November… Let that sink in for a minute. It’s cold, Christmas songs are playing and the sweets are EVERYWHERE!!! It’s here. Like it or not, the holidays are quickly closing in. What is your game plan? Are you going to...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Etiquette

Weightlifting Wednesday: Etiquette

Here at Victory Kid Barbell Club, we value safety, technique and community. In order to keep those values in place, there is etiquette that needs to followed. First off, this is an overarching theme for Barbell Club and life in general, be aware of your surroundings....