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Warm-up Early: Weightlifting Training Mobility & Preparation
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | June 7 2013 | Comments (9)

Not all of us have the luxury of a schedule that allows the following, but you may still be able to pull off something similar. One of the great things about training twice a day... Continue reading
To Everybody Who's Training For Something: Obstacles & Opportunities
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 27 2013 | Comments (9)

About a year ago, there was a sad news story here in Arizona. One of the top high school football coaches in the state died from cancer. He was in his forties and the disease took ... Continue reading
The Relation of Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Squat Weights
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 22 2013 | Comments (16)

How much should I snatch and clean & jerk if I back squat this much? This is a question I get a lot, and there isn't a simple, formulaic answer. Put simply, it depends on y... Continue reading
Rookies, Experts & Pimps: Coaching vs Training On Your Own
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 14 2013 | Comments (13)

Those of you who read Performance Menu (i.e., the cool crowd) got a nice treat a few months ago when we published an interview with Christine Girard, the little Canadian weightlift... Continue reading
Progress... Twice as Hard for Half as Much
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 29 2013 | Comments (9)

In the spring of 1993, I was snatching 120 kilos (264 lbs). I was twenty years old and I had been training as an Olympic lifter for about three years. In my workouts at this time, I was usually doing my snatch pulls with 135-140 kilos. This weight was so heavy... Continue reading
Weightlifting Programming: Lots of Variety? Or Just Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Squat?
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 15 2013 | Comments (8)

Ooohhh, this is a good question. Weightlifters and coaches have been debating it for a long time. Let me give you a little more explanation so you know what we’re talking abo... Continue reading
Simple Keys for Weightlifting Success
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | April 11 2013 | Comments (8)

I have noticed over the years that people really try to make this sport much more difficult than it is. Now, don’t get me wrong, this sport by itself is a pain in the ass; however, people then try and complicate it even more by adding things to it. So... Continue reading
This Is The Last Thing I'll Ever Write
Matt Foreman | Editorial | April 1 2013 | Comments (18)

This is going to be the last thing I write for Catalyst Athletics. It’s actually going to be the end of my whole journey in the iron sports. I didn’t think I was ever going to say this, but it’s time to finally get it over with. I’m ... Continue reading
Spasm! Dang it! Differentiating between Pain & Injuries in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 25 2013 | Comments (11)

We’re all such a bunch of little go-getters, aren’t we? We love to train hard. One of the big pleasures in our lives is going to the gym and working our asses off un... Continue reading
What the #@%! just happened? Reasons for Poor Performances in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 12 2013 | Comments (2)

Let me tell you about a little conversation I had recently. This is an exchange between me and one of the gals I coach after she attempted a heavy snatch and missed it. Me: &ldq... Continue reading
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