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Stair Blocks: You Don't Need Them, but Here's How
Greg Everett | Equipment | July 30 2014 | Comments

There are a few pieces of equipment that you need in weightlifting. For example, a barbell and weights, a platform and a squat rack. That’s about it. Everything after that is... Continue reading
Fixing Droopy Elbows in the Jerk
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 28 2014 | Comments (7)

Droopy elbows in the jerk…it’s often a HUGE problem with beginners.   Let me describe what it is, although many of you probably already have the visual image in your head because you’ve seen it a lot. A lifter has the bar on his/... Continue reading
2014 National Championships Recap
Greg Everett | Editorial | July 22 2014 | Comments

This past weekend, Catalyst Athletics took 10 lifters to the National Championships in Salt Lake City. It was a long weekend, but it was a well-run meet in a great venue. Jes Liao (48 kg) and Blake Barnes (69 kg) were our first lifters on Friday. Both lif... Continue reading
Weightlifting Competition Preparation: Don't Forget the Details
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 14 2014 | Comments (3)

As the National Championships approach, I figured a competition preparation article was in order. We’ve published a few articles on the subject before, so I want to focus on ... Continue reading
Greasy Food, Joint Pain, Being Obsessive Compulsive, Training Well & Enjoying Life
Matt Foreman | Nutrition | July 9 2014 | Comments (8)

Okay, I’ve got some important ideas to share with you, and I just came up with them about two hours ago. So I need to get everything down on paper before I forget it. Mak... Continue reading
The Importance of Celebrating your Success
Travis Cooper | Olympic Weightlifting | July 7 2014 | Comments (3)

In weightlifting athletes come and go. Some people love the sport for a short period of time and progress very quickly, only to get tired of the sport and quit before they reach their true potential. I have seen a ton of weightlifters with more talent than m... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Should I Give Up on the Split Jerk?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | June 30 2014 | Comments (3)

Jessica Asks: As a novice female lifter I have issues with my split jerk drive. I start fine with the dip but always go forward on the drive no matter how hard I fight it. It's... Continue reading
When Athletes and Coaches Need to Just Give Up
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 23 2014 | Comments (3)

When I was in the 8th grade, my guidance counselor pulled me out of class one day and took me to his office to perform an exorcism on me. You think I’m kidding? Nope. Here... Continue reading
Efficiency, Bar Paths, New Techniques & Other Things I Hate
Greg Everett | Editorial | June 19 2014 | Comments (8)

I’m not sure why this issue is on my mind today, but I’m bothered every time I hear the word efficiency used in reference to improving weightlifting technique.  ... Continue reading
Beating Setbacks and Haters: It's Part of Your Training
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 9 2014 | Comments (1)

How many of you know a rap group called Cypress Hill? Some of you probably do, and some of you probably don’t. You might have no idea who I’m talking about, because... Continue reading
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