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  • Leonidis Valerios The man, the myth, the legend Interview-Part1: A short bio and The legendary battle of Atlanta 1996

    If you are a pro Olympic weightlifter or a hardcore fan of Olympic weightlifting then Leonidis Valerios need no introduction. Valerios is unarguably one of the best Olympic weightlifter in history. Earlier in his career, more specifically in between 1986 and 1991, Valerios represented the soviet union and won four gold medals in the 64kg class. Two in […]

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  • The Greek Chapter-Alexandros Kouvakas Training Day 2 Afternoon Training Session at The National Olympic Weightlifting Center

    This is the fourth series out of six series that documents my trip to Greece back in March. This series contains the afternoon training session of the second day of the week of my friend Alexandros Kouvakas (who is part of the Greek national Olympic Weightlifting team) at the Greek National Olympic Weightlifting Center. The afternoon training […]

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  • S&A010: Rehabbing with movement analysis and the recovery modalities used by top athletes With Phil Gauthier

    welcome back to another episode of the strong and athletic podcast! Today’s guest is my friend Phil Gauthier, he is a physical therapist and strength and conditioning coach located in Boston, Massachusetts. Phil has been involved in sports from a young age. He played football and participated in many powerlifting meets. After graduating from university, […]

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  • S&A009: The training process to becoming an elite Olympic Weightlifter and the current state of Olympic Weightlifting in the United States with Darren Barnes

    Welcome back to another episode of the strong and athletic podcast!  Today’s episode is with Darren Barrens an American Olympic Weightlifter who represented team USA many times at the international stage in the 56kg Category. Darren started Olympic weightlifting under his brother Derick and broke all the American records of each age class in his […]

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  • S&A008: From Marine Corps to Olympic Weightlifting and Olympic Weightlifting in Africa and US, The Story of Ernest “Spiffy” Prempeh

    Welcome back to another episode of the strong and athletic podcast! Today’s guest is my Friend Ernest Prempeh known as Spiffy or JackedHippie. An ex-marine corps, Ernest now is an Olympic Weightlifter that compete for Ghanaa. He lives in new jersey and owns Incessant Strength and Weightlifting where he is a strength and conditioning coach and […]