First Take – American Weightlifting: The Documentary

The film profiles the current state of Olympic weightlifting in the US, with particular emphasis on the numerous challenges currently facing the sport in the country. Interviews with coaches and athletes throughout the documentary reveal just how obscure weightlifting is as a sport in the country, especially when compared with foreign nations that have far greater participation and funding.


If you follow the CrossFit Games, you’ve probably seen those funky colored tape strips on athletes. It’s on Jason Khalipa, Camille Leblanc and Josh Bridges; heck, you’ve probably seen someone at your local box wearing them. If you’re anything like me, then you’ve probably wondered what it’s for. It wasn’t until a recent bout with … Read more

The 411: Inov-8 F-Lite™ 230

The Inov-8 brand has become increasingly popular with our community and for good reason. At 6mm, the F-Lite™ 230 design has the right sole to help you feel grounded and allows you to generate the power you need from your heels during those Oly lifts. From rows to box jumps and even through 400m runs, … Read more