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When Do You Push with the Arms in the Jerk?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | August 15 2016 | Comments (5)

In all three competition lifts, the timing of the transition between the upward extension and drive of the lower body to the pull or push under the bar by the upper body is a critical element of optimal lift technique, as well as a point of confusion for many ... Continue reading
Sample Bodybuilding Work for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | August 8 2016 | Comments (3)

I posted an article about if, when, why and how to incorporate bodybuilding work into a weightlifting program recently, and we got a number of questions about what exercises for what body parts and how exactly to put it all together, so here we go.   Fi... Continue reading
Lock It In... NOW
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | August 3 2016 | Comments

One of the most important skills in overhead lifting is the ability to create a secure, solid lockout position... part of this is being able to establish this position immediately. Often even lifters with great overhead positions are not adept at locking the b... Continue reading
Olympic Weightlifting and Self-Respect… A Very Tricky Relationship
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 1 2016 | Comments (4)

Throughout my years of weightlifting adventure, I’ve met two guys who falsely claimed to be Olympians. Both of them were coaches who were trying to promote themselves by sayi... Continue reading
Decide What You Want… and Know What It Will Take
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 25 2016 | Comments

I realize it’s a trite observation, but these days most of us truly do expect instant gratification, and finding the willingness and discipline to do what it takes to achieve... Continue reading
Hips Forward & Up In The Snatch… You Can’t Be Great Without It
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 18 2016 | Comments (3)

Let’s see if we can improve your snatch technique, shall we?   Most of you are Olympic lifters who are in the beginner/intermediate stages (under 5 years of experience... Continue reading
Bodybuilding Accessory Work for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 11 2016 | Comments (9)

Pretty commonly we get questions about incorporating bodybuilding work into weightlifting training programs—whether or not it’s necessary or beneficial, and if so, how ... Continue reading
Shoulder Dislocation Rehabilitation for Weightlifting: Part 4
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 6 2016 | Comments (2)

If you’ve been following Catalyst Athletics even with cursory check-ins for the last few months, you know I’ve had my hands full with shutting down our California gym a... Continue reading
Why You’re Passing Out in the Clean & How to Prevent It
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 4 2016 | Comments (5)

Stubborn technique problems are frustrating to deal with, but more often than not, we can find the causes relatively easily (whether or not we can correct them is another story, of... Continue reading
Will The Drug Scandals Finally Get Weightlifting Kicked Out Of The Olympics?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 29 2016 | Comments (4)

Now that the entire sport of Olympic weightlifting is dogpaddling through the wake of the 2016 IWF Drug Suspension Festival, we’ve all got enough drama and hysteria to keep u... Continue reading
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