Olympic Weightlifting
Health & Fitness

What Is Olympic Weightlifting?

Olympic lifting, sometimes simply called weightlifting is a sport where you complete two lifts, the clean and jerk and the snatch for maximal weight. In competition, you get three chances in each lift to lift as much weight as you can. 1st place is given to the person with the highest total in each lift, and the person with the highest total combined of the two. It can get a little complicated as weight plays a role in scoring, for…