Alex Vigneault Tears Pec, Unlikely To Compete In 2017 East Regionals

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Alex Vigneault has torn his pec and is very unlikely to compete in the East Regional this weekend.

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According to his Instagram, Vigneault tore his pec on the last rep of Event 2 in training. Vigneault is working towards beginning a career in law enforcement and will likely be force to prioritize his longterm training over short term competition.

Both Chase and I picked Alex Vigneault as a qualifier out of the very tough East Regional. If he is unable to compete, a spot will open up most likely for Chase Smith or Lucas Parker. 

Third Annual CrossFit Liftoff Begins November 30

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It’s that time again, folks: take all that dedication and hard work and throw some heavyweights around for the third annual CrossFit Liftoff. 

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Week 3 Of Jacob Heppner’s 8 Weeks To Making Sucky Workouts Suck Less

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Here are the full descriptions for the third week of workouts on Jacob Heppner's 8 Weeks To Making Sucky Workout Suck Less, including the reasoning behind the workouts and multiple scaling options!

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/20/17

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'Pocket Hercules' Naim Suleymanoglu Has Passed Away

George Long-USA TODAY NETWORK Naim Suleymanoglu (TUR) places first in the men's 60kg weightlifting event during the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games at Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium.

Legendary weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, also known as "Pocket Hercules," has passed away at the age of 50.

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IWF Recommends New Individual Olympic Qualification Process

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Lasha Talakhadze (GEO) reacts during the men's 105kg weightlifting competition in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Rio Centro - Pavilion 2.

With the recent controversy in clean competition being a heated topic of discussion in the weightlifting world as of late, it’s no surprise the IWF Sport Programme Commission (SPC) is taking action. 

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Could 2018 Be The Most Exciting Team Competition In Games History?

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Since Dave Castro’s big announcement after the 2017 Invitational, shrinking team size from six to four members, the margin of error has significantly decreased. Teams now have to make difficult decisions on who’s staying and who’s going.