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A Mental Problem Many of You Have: Confidence in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | December 23 2013 | Comments (18)

You probably don’t know this, but I have a weird combination of telepathic powers. It’s kind of like a blend of clairvoyance and extra-sensory perception. I can see i... Continue reading
Battling Back: Fighting for Success in Weightlifting & Life
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | December 9 2013 | Comments (13)

The American Open was this past weekend. It’s the biggest Olympic weightlifting competition in the United States. Almost five hundred of the best lifters in the country trave... Continue reading
Are You a Good Teammate?
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | December 2 2013 | Comments (5)

I’m going to preface this with the following: I am at most a journeyman weightlifter. I started years ago and I have competed regularly since then; I have done well in some meets and others I have not. You will never see me write about technique because ... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technical Glitches I'm Seeing A Lot These Days: Part 3
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 25 2013 | Comments (15)

This will be the last installment in this little three-part technique problem series I’m doing. The issue I’m going to address here is something I’ve been noticin... Continue reading
Dumb Movie Questions
Greg Everett | Editorial | November 19 2013 | Comments (13)

People seemed to like my previous Dumb Weightlifting Questions blog post, so I figured it would be a more entertaining way to get some information across about American Weightlifting. These are all real questions or comments I’ve received, sometimes para... Continue reading
Lineage & Legacy in Coaching
Greg Everett | Editorial | November 13 2013 | Comments (12)

Lineage in coaching is a very meaningful idea to me. It’s something I believe is overlooked to a stunning extent in weightlifting—less in the competitive weightlifting community than in the larger community of weightlifting including everyone invol... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technical Glitches I'm Seeing A Lot These Days: Part 2
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 12 2013 | Comments (6)

Okay, it’s time for the sequel. A couple of weeks ago, I started a three-part series of blogs about technique problems that are running rampant with new lifters these days. T... Continue reading
Homeostasis: The Basis of Training
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | November 5 2013 | Comments (1)

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about protoplasm. I think that periodically it helps to refresh our minds about the medium with which we coaches are working and so I’ve gone ahead and written down some thoughts about how protoplasm works with r... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technical Glitches I'm Seeing A LOT These Days: Part 1
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 28 2013 | Comments (17)

Believe it or not, I hate writing about weightlifting technique. No matter what you say, somebody is going to disagree or challenge it. Even if you write one of the most basic, uni... Continue reading
A Weightlifting Lesson From Miley Cyrus: Aging in the Sport
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 14 2013 | Comments (12)

A few days ago, Miley Cyrus got on the Today Show and told Matt Lauer that people are no longer sexual after they turn 40. I think this is bad news for a lot of us, especially w... Continue reading
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