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Your Pain Tolerance, And Your Creamy Filling: Types of Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 16 2013 | Comments (4)

Let’s take a look at your pain tolerance. I don’t need to tell you that weightlifting involves dealing with some pain. And this blog would be about six lines long if... Continue reading
How To Fix Disgusting Mutant Weightlifting Technique
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 2 2013 | Comments (4)

We were talking about building great technique in my last blog post, and I used the phrase “disgusting mutant CrossFit power snatch technique” to describe what it looks... Continue reading
The 1,000 Rep Problem: Weightlifting Technique
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 19 2013 | Comments (15)

I need to use a hypothetical situation (and a hypothetical conversation) to get to the point of this post. So visualize this with me… The situation is a workout where I&r... Continue reading
Your Tribe
Mike Gray | Editorial | August 8 2013 | Comments (1)

Tribe defined by Merriam Webster: A group of persons having a common character, occupation, or interest. I remember vividly my first few months of weightlifting. I have lifted weights in some style since high school, but had never dabbled in Olympic lifting... Continue reading
Why Strippers Would Be Good Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 5 2013 | Comments (16)

Do you like it when people look at you? Seriously, answer the question. It’s pretty simple, brothers and sisters. When you know people are watching you, do you enjoy it? Or does it make you all uncomfortable and squirmy? Think about some famous peo... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technique with Evidence: Lifting the Feet in the Snatch & Clean
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 22 2013 | Comments (19)

Look at the pictures you see to the right (click to enlarge). Go ahead, look at them for a minute. Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, they’re awesome. You know what’s even... Continue reading
Equipment & Supplements: What I Use
Greg Everett | Equipment | July 16 2013 | Comments (27)

A lot of the questions we get at Catalyst Athletics are regarding equipment and personal gear, so I thought it would make sense to lay out all the gear we use here at the gym and what I use personally, from wraps and straps to supplements and barbells. &nbs... Continue reading
Snatches And Love
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 8 2013 | Comments (1)

I went to the Catalyst Athletics forum recently and checked it out. Nine of the first eleven topics I saw were directly related to snatching. So it’s the snatch, huh? That’s what many of you are obsessing about these days? Jeez, how surprising. ... Continue reading
Teasing and Weightlifting ( Not What You Think )
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 24 2013 | Comments (5)

When I was in the eighth grade, one of the hottest girls in school used to flirt with me all the time. It didn’t make any sense to me because I was fat, I wore the same Motle... Continue reading
Shut Up, Flexibility
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | June 12 2013 | Comments (19)

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time to work and consistency. In other words, there are no magic tricks or secret formulas or fancy gadgets that wi... Continue reading
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