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Diagnose & Prioritize: Training New Weightlifters
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | February 11 2013 | Comments (7)

Over the years I've developed and refined a process for working with new (to me) lifters. I thought it might be helpful to share these thoughts with those of you interested in ... Continue reading
We Need More Disciplinarians: Coaching Youth Athletes
Matt Foreman | Editorial | February 11 2013 | Comments (4)

Do you want to know one of the things I find most pathetic in weightlifting, and sports in general? It’s when coaches let their best athletes get away with crappy behavior... Continue reading
Learning From Your Misses in Weightlifting
Aimee Anaya Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 6 2013 | Comments (8)

I used to not think about other people’s training so much—about their mental state and struggles, or the fact that their minds may be racing during training as well. It’s not because I am some selfish bitch who doesn’t care about my tea... Continue reading
You Got a Lot of Freakin Problems: Common Complaints in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Editorial | January 28 2013 | Comments (16)

Okay, I’m gonna make a list of common problems weightlifters have. Read this and keep a running tally of how many you A) have right now or B) have had in the past. I’ll... Continue reading
Get Cozy Down There: Improving The Snatch & Jerk Receiving Positions
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | January 16 2013 | Comments (11)

Something I can't stand is watching lifters with weak or inconsistent bottom positions in the snatch rush out of the squat and drop the bar partway up, even in power snatches (this... Continue reading
Motivation, Inspiration and Stabbing: 5 Steps to Being a Good Motivator
Matt Foreman | General Training | January 14 2013 | Comments (3)

I want you to think of someone who’s a good motivator. Know what I mean? This has to be somebody with a really strong ability to get you fired up, feeling positive and rea... Continue reading
The Back Extension: Strengthening the Back for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 7 2013 | Comments (12)

If one of your problems with the Olympic lifts is a weak back arch, that needs to become a focus for you in just about everything you do. Some of you have become very strong in rou... Continue reading
Snatch & Clean Pulling Technique: No Laughing Matter
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 3 2013 | Comments (11)

No funny business this time. We need to talk about technique. This one is gonna run a little long, but it’ll be worth it. Some of this is from an old PM article I wrote, alon... Continue reading
A Public Apology For Some Things I Said
Matt Foreman | Editorial | December 19 2012 | Comments (31)

It’s time for me to apologize, people. I’ve been a jackass, and I need to make it right. A few weeks ago, I wrote some posts on this blog where I made controversial comments about cardio and nutrition. Many of you read them, and apparently I&rs... Continue reading
Get it Behind Your Neck: Improving the Snatch and Jerk Overhead Position
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 17 2012 | Comments (11)

The overhead position for the snatch and jerk is critical both for successful lifting and safety. Lifts from behind the neck can be a big help in improving these overhead positions... Continue reading
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