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MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A California weightlifter says he accidentally shot himself by dropping a dumbbell on a bullet. The man was wounded in the shoulder. He told Modesto police officers he was lifting dumbbells in his home Wednesday night when...
ReutersBy David Schwartz PHOENIX, June 14 (Reuters) - A barrel-chested 91-year-old strongman from Arizona shattered the world record for the bench press in his dwindling age group, with a lift of 187.2 pounds - some 50 pounds more than the previous record....
Orlando SentinelEthan Frith didn’t really plan on committing to Florida State during his one-day trip to the Jimbo Fisher Football Camp in Tallahassee on Friday. I just kind of happened. “I felt good about it. … felt like I did pretty good and I&...
Muscle can turn into fat, lifting weights makes you look like Arnold, and a thousand crunches a day will give you a six-pack. Yes, fitness myths are many, and they are persistent â" like mosquitoes on a late-summer night. And they haven't changed much...
Roman Fernandez Seminole Ridge senior Season highlights: Fernandez, in his second year of competition, placed third in the heavyweight division of the Class 2A state tournament with career bests in both the bench press (435 pounds) and clean and jerk...
Benjamin KODY RUEDISILI: 3.70 GPA; Wofford College; soccer, baseball; Eagle Scout; Stars of the Future Club president Boca Raton CHARLES STRIPPOLI: Class rank 93 out of 786; Johns Hopkins University; football, weightlifting; AP Scholar with...
ReutersST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 29 (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday recalculated the rankings of the 26 sports federations in the Olympics to determine revenue distribution from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. 2016 Rankings Group...
Tags: Sports, Taekwon-Do, Equestrian, Tennis, 2012 Summer Olympics
South Bend TribunePenn High School’s Kyle Kreiger captured the gold medal in the 69-kilo, youth 16-17-year-old division at the Indiana State Weightlifting championships at Crown Point High School last weekend. Kreiger, from Lynch’s Gym, lifted a snatch of 75...
Tags: High School Sports, Clean and Jerk
Orlando SentinelWhen Jalen Merrick and his New Smyrna Beach teammates travel to West Palm Beach on Friday night to face off against Palm Beach Central in the spring game, he’ll have plenty to prove. He already knew he’d be going up against one of the best...
Orlando SentinelThe cult of crossfitters usually confine themselves to their “boxes,” -- giant warehouses where those who revel in the feeling of oxygen depletion fight gravity in series of rapid succession and tortuous exercises by flipping tires, climbing...
PORT ORANGE — Three weeks after Luis Verdiales capped his senior season by winning a state championship, he still was working out in the weight room that has become his second home. Port Orange Spruce Creek weightlifters make pumping iron look...
Tags: Embry-Riddle University
Andy Reid was known for running fast-paced practices designed to maximize a minimal amount of time on the field. The former head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles paid as much attention to what players did between plays as he did to how they performed...
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