Weightlifting is an Olympic sport that consists in lifting the maximum possible weight from the ground to the top of the head with extended arms. This discipline has two categories: Snatch and Clean & Jerk.
This sport requires and develops physical abilities such as strength, speed, flexibility or agility, at the same time that it requires key personal skills, such as will, attention, concentration or competition strategy.
Because it is such a complete training, weightlifting has become the basis of the physical preparation of most elite athletes and should be part of any athlete training programs.
During the Arnold Classic Europe, the Catalan Weightlifting Federation will organize two competitions:
- Fifth mixted absolute Catalonian cup.
- 5th stage of Catalan kid’s League (Sub9, Sub11 and Sub13)
Do not miss the best of the Catalan weightlifting in competition!