Browse Articles



Showing 11 — 20 of 446
You Just Realized You’re Having a Midlife Weightlifting Crisis
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | April 19 2017 | Comments (4)

This article is aimed at people over the age of 35 who have recently started the fun journey of Olympic weightlifting. Throughout this, I’m going to give you some insight and... Continue reading
When & How to Think for Weightlifting Technique Correction
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 17 2017 | Comments

Weightlifting is a sport that elicits a lot of skull sweat in a number of different ways, the most common of which is arguably related to technique learning and corrections. Howeve... Continue reading
Quit Thinking About Missing Your Heavy Lifts While You’re Doing Your Light Ones
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 10 2017 | Comments

My last article was titled Quit Talking About Your Opener Like It’s The Only Lift You’re Planning to Make. This article is called Quit Thinking About Missing Your Heavy... Continue reading
Music in Training: Is It Helping, or Making You a Whiny Baby?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 3 2017 | Comments (3)

I usually like listening to music when I train. Most athletes I’ve known do. Typically the reason given if they’re asked why is that it keeps them motivated and energet... Continue reading
Quit Talking About Your Opener Like It’s The Only Lift You’re Planning To Make
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 27 2017 | Comments (3)

I went to the American Open Series One meet in Reno last week to coach my team of lifters, and let me tell you something… I heard a lot of comments in the warmup room that t... Continue reading
How to Fix Powering More Than You Squat
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 20 2017 | Comments (4)

The topic of power snatches and power cleans has always generated what I’ve found to be fascinating questions and ideas… and by fascinating, I mean bewildering. For example, people wondering aloud why competitive lifters would ever squat completel... Continue reading
Quit Resting So Hard & Restore Instead
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 13 2017 | Comments (4)

Despite the popularity of #maxeveryday and #squateveryday and #killyourselfasquicklyaspossible in the online world of weightlifting these days, I remain a big fan of judicious rest and periodic reductions in intensity and volume. I do laugh to myself, however,... Continue reading
Mentally Handling Failed Attempts in the Heat of the Moment
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 6 2017 | Comments (2)

Let me tell you a quick story. I was coaching a lifter at the American Open once, and we were in the back getting him warmed up for the snatch. This was his first Open, and we were... Continue reading
Get Out of the Clean Faster
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 27 2017 | Comments (2)

Recovering from your cleans at maximal speed isn’t just something that looks good—it results in less effort and fatigue, meaning more weight and a better shot at the subsequent jerk.   The easiest way to stand up out of your cleans faster is... Continue reading
How Do I Select Weights & Reps in a Weightlifting Program?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 20 2017 | Comments

I’m always amused seeing what people have to say online about weightlifting program design—it’s either the most complex thing in the world that no one except a fe... Continue reading
Showing 11 — 20 of 446
Free Snatch Manual
When you join our newsletter!






Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches by Greg Everett


Subscribe to the Performance Menu Magazine