Digital Edition of the popular book written by Antonio Urso, President of Italian Weightlifting Federation. This adaptation is improved by many videos of some technical exercise which are described inside the book.One of the peculiar characteristics of weightlifting is that as time goes by, athletes experience rejuvenation. This rejuvenation is mainly due to the fact that, in addition to being a noble Olympic sport, it is one of the best training systems for all types of sports that require considerable amounts of strength. It is precisely for this research into training, which is adopted in numerous sports, that this first volume has fully elaborated the subject by illustrating every aspect of Olympic and auxiliary exercises: from biomechanical references, to the problems of teaching and learning and general parameters of periodisation. Additionally, much attention was given to the aspects of body composition and functional rehabilitation which by means of weightlifting exercises provide an excellent base for all sports.