Michael Wiles: Tips and Advice for Beginning Weightlifting

Michael Wiles is an Actor and Musical Director with many years of experience in the live entertainment industry. He has been a member of the Actors Equity Association for more than fifteen years. He is the Casting Director for a theater company.

A native of Helena, Montana, he grew up involved with a variety of extra-curricular activities, including weightlifting.

Weightlifting is an Olympic sport that comprises of a variety of practices. In Olympic style weightlifting or Olympic Weightlifting, athletes must devout considerable amounts of time fine-tuning their capabilities in one of two variations of the sport; snatch and clean and jerk. Weightlifters must make best-effort attempts to excel in each, and the combined score of their performance in the snatch and clean and jerk equates to their overall score in a body-weight category.

While Olympic weightlifting is perhaps the most visible form of weightlifting in the public sphere, weightlifting is also a very popular activity amongst numerous individuals around the world. If you might be interested in learning how to start weightlifting, the below tips might be worth a glance.

1.       Start Small: Prior to beginning your journey as a weightlifter, it’s advised by Powertochange.com that newbies practice with small steps (both in actual weight as well as lengths of time lifting) before delving into more complicated and tenuous runs.

2.       Pick a Goal: It’s advised that one chooses a specific set of objectives for their weightlifting endeavors before starting their journey with the sport. By knowing whether you’re more interested in bulking up than pursuing the activity as a fitness endeavor, success will be easier to achieve.

To this day, Michael Wiles is keenly passionate about weightlifting.

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About Michael Wiles

Michael Wiles lives in Sacramento, California and works in the theatre production industry. He has worked for many years as both an actor and a musical director until he was recently able to take the position he desires most: casting director. As a casting director, he has the opportunity to bring in talent and choose the direction of a production like never before.
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