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Stay Connected to the Bar: Snatch & Clean Turnover
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | May 8 2014 | Comments (4)

One of the most common problems I see or hear complaints about is the barbell crashing in the clean (and even in the snatch to a lesser extent). There are two very simple ways to h... Continue reading
Catching Cleans
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 6 2014 | Comments (24)

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about how you can improve your snatch technique by concentrating on keeping the bar close to your face when you’re transitioning into the turnover. Want to know a secret about that article? I wrote it over... Continue reading
Mobility for People Who Hate Doing Mobility
Mike Gray | Mobility & Training Preparation | April 28 2014 | Comments (6)

Let me start this pile of words off with two things... 1. I hate mobility work. When I get to the gym, I want to lift, not roll around on a bunch of over priced dog toys for 30 minutes. I don’t read books about it or pore over videos of people strapp... Continue reading
A Different Thought About Snatch Technique: Keeping the Bar Close
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 21 2014 | Comments (12)

I’m taking some risk with this article. I’m gonna give you a technical tip for the snatch. If you do it right, it might fix a lot of your problems. If you do it wron... Continue reading
Understanding Sleep for Optimal Recovery & Productivity
Travis Cooper | General Training | April 14 2014 | Comments (5)

Sleep is the most important part of recovery when it comes to illness, depression, stress and especially training. In regards to weightlifting, without quality sleep, weightlifter... Continue reading
Abs/Back: What Does it All Mean?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 10 2014 | Comments (12)

I rarely prescribe specific ab work to my lifters. More often I prescribe specific back work, but there are many times when I write something like “abs/back” on a lifter’s program. This is not code for “go home” as my wife always ... Continue reading
Things You Can Get Rid of & Things You Can't: Weightlifting Programming
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 7 2014 | Comments (11)

You’re all adults, right? I think that’s accurate. I don’t think many kids read these articles. They’re too busy being young, screwing around with their... Continue reading
HOAs, Bringing Something to the Table & Just Being Flat-out Lucky
Mike Gray | Editorial | April 2 2014 | Comments (6)

In August of last year my beautiful wife and I bought a brand new 3-story loft that had an attached 2-car garage with ceilings just barely high enough for me to lift in. I was so e... Continue reading
Adapting to the Grind: Mental Toughness & Visualization for Weightlifting
Jasha Faye | Olympic Weightlifting | March 26 2014 | Comments (13)

Olympic weightlifting requires the strength of a silverback gorilla, the speed of a cobra, the flexibility of a gymnast, and it helps to have the heart of a lion. But none of these... Continue reading
Some Advice That Changed My Whole Career: Bodyweight in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 24 2014 | Comments (10)

When I was 20 years old, I left my home in Arizona and moved to Washington because I wanted to join the Calpian weightlifting team and be coached by John Thrush. At that time, my ... Continue reading
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