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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weight_training

Another Greek, the physician Galen, described strength training exercises using the halteres (an early form of dumbbell) in the 2nd century. Ancient Greek sculptures also depict lifting feats. The weights were generally stones, but later gave way to dumbbells. The dumbbell was joined by the barbell in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_weightlifting

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www.olympic.org/weightlifting-equipment-and-history

Ancient and modern Weightlifting history. Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Olympic History, Great Champions, Barbells, Costumes, Compete glossary. Rules.

www.livestrong.com/article/275029-the-history-of-weightlifting

Tests of power and strength have remained a popular competitive sport throughout the ages. Since those early years, men have challenged each other in hopes to be bigger and stronger than everyone else. Over many millenniums, these tests of strength have continued. In fact, the history of weightlifting shows a vivid ...

breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-history-of-weight-sports-how-they-evolved-since-1900

Today we speak of the standard weightlifting, powerlifting and strength exercises. But how “standard” are they? How did they get to be standard? In the beginning there was the age of the professional strongman, performing on the vaudeville and music hall stages of Europe and America in the late 1800s. Professional ...

physicalculturestudy.com/2016/03/16/the-history-of-weightlifting

Mar 16, 2016 ... Our latest post comes from the wonderful and talented Samantha Olivier from Ripped.me. We're delighted to have Samantha featured on the site again and know you'll enjoy her latest piece. When lifting weights becomes your everyday routine, as a practitioner you should read and learn about the history of ...

www.britannica.com/sports/weightlifting

Weightlifting has a lengthy history. For many prehistoric tribes, the traditional test of manhood was the lifting of a special rock. Such manhood stones, some with the name of the first lifter incised, exist in Greece and in Scottish castles. The competitive lifting of stones still persists locally in Germany, Switzerland, the highlands ...

www.verywell.com/the-history-of-weight-training-and-lifting-3498501

Aug 16, 2016 ... From the early civilizations to the present day - weight training and its evolution.

www.iwf.net/weightlifting_/history

... 28-25-23-22-21-20-19-18-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to 25th place. 10th and 11th December, IWF Congress, Athens: Two-Year-Suspension for a first doping offence. 13th December: The IOC Executive Board confirmed it's decision to include women's weightlifting in the ...