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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 (14)

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
More Technique Work In the Jerk
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | March 19 2014 | Comments (1)

This past weekend I attended and coached in the St. Patrick’s Day Weightlifting Championships, an annual event held at Cal State University, Fullerton by LWC chair Danny McDermott. There were well over a hundred lifters, many of them first timers, and as... Continue reading
Proper Approach to Weightlifting Competition
Travis Cooper | Olympic Weightlifting | March 17 2014 | Comments (1)

Approaching competition can be very stressful for a beginner or experienced lifter without proper planning. Competition requires you to get out of your comfort zone in several different areas, which can disrupt your mindset. Having a plan in place keeps your m... Continue reading
Body Image & Bodyweight in Weightlifting
Jessica Lucero | Olympic Weightlifting | March 12 2014 | Comments (8)

Like most women, my weight fluctuates. Unlike the majority of women, I compete in a sport with weight classes. What I weigh and how much I lift determine how successful I am in this sport. When I eat the same consistently and still fluctuate, it causes some co... Continue reading
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