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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
Young Weightlifters, Parents, Traps & Long Term Success
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 16 2017 | Comments

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve got some pretty damn talented young weightlifters in the United States right now.   A couple of months ago, I went to the Amer... Continue reading
Beating Mental Blocks in the Snatch and Clean & Jerk
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 13 2017 | Comments (5)

Weightlifting is 100% mental—if you have 100% of the necessary physical ability. I joke about that because over the years I’ve heard all kinds of interesting numbers, w... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Correcting Tipping Over the Bar in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 9 2017 | Comments (1)

Ryan Asks: What can I do to improve on keeping my chest up and ass down on the snatch pull as the weight gets heavier? I find myself bouncing the bar a little too hard off the hips... Continue reading
The Effects of Knee Position in the Split Jerk
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 6 2017 | Comments (3)

I’ve now said this so many times to preface articles about the jerk that pretty soon I’ll have to stop, but the jerk tends to get far less attention technically than th... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Should the Heels Stay Flat in the Push Press?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 2 2017 | Comments (2)

Rob Asks: Recently at our local crossfit box, we were practicing the push press. Our trainer politely corrected our flaws and then we did a 7x3 at a fixed weight. One of his pet pe... Continue reading
Stability in the Bottom of the Snatch & Jerk
Sergey Bondarenko | Olympic Weightlifting | January 30 2017 | Comments

Being confident in your overhead position is one of the most important factors for successful snatch and jerk, at least for the reason that if you do not procure a proper lockout your lift will be red-lighted.   There are multiple factors determining ho... Continue reading
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