Lifters: Take Pride in the Shared Discipline of Iron

A look at weightlifting’s rival in iron, powerlifting, and the things they share in common. Let’s embrace the differences, too.
Having been a weightlifting technical official for nearly a half century I have often found it useful to investigate the technical niceties of other sports. There is always something that can be learned by how the other guy does it. We in weightlifting have a tendency to circle the wagons and not want to take any lessons from others but over the years I’ve seen the folly of this attitude.
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