Tag Archives: Training Tips

Weight Cutting: How Much is Too Much and is it Effective?


Wrestling, as with any sport that features weight classes, has long grappled with the concept of cutting weight. We've seen college and high school rules on the subject evolve over the years and now it appears even international wrestling will be moving away from allowing competitors to weigh in the day before competition, a practice that allows for more extreme ...

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Training Tips: Building a Plan to Achieve Your Goals

Aaron Brooks - Maryland

In the last edition of Training Tips, we dug into how to set goals effectively so that you can get the most out of your training. However, setting your goals is just the first step to achieving them. Once you have figured out what you want to do, you need to plan how you are going to do it. Building ...

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Training Tips: Setting Goals Effectively

Jordan Burroughs - Team USA

Whether settling in for off-season training or ramping up for freestyle and Greco season, the spring is a great time to set goals for yourself going forward. Whether you already have goals in place and simply need to update them or have never set formal goals for yourself before, taking the time to think through how your folkstyle season went, ...

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