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Why I Don't Travel More for Seminars
Greg Everett | Editorial | February 12 2014 | Comments (1)

I’ve been giving my own Olympic weightlifting seminars for seven or eight years now. I started helping my coach, Mike Burgener, at his seminars in 2006, and began providing my own when the demand was made known to me. Initially, I traveled a reasonable a... Continue reading
You Just Had a Crap Training Session. What Now?
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | February 10 2014 | Comments (5)

Let me paint you a picture and tell me if it sounds familiar: You’ve spent the last few reps looking at the bar making sure you actually put the right weight on because you a... Continue reading
We All Go To The Same Therapist: Therapeutic Effects of Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 5 2014 | Comments (5)

Therapy is really popular these days, have you noticed that? People spend a lot of time and money going to psychiatrists and counselors. They’ve got some mental/emotional/per... Continue reading
When in Doubt, Simplify: Olympic Weightlifting Program Design
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 3 2014 | Comments (2)

Program design for Olympic weightlifting can be an overwhelming and daunting prospect, especially these days as a lot of you who are very new to the sport are being inundated with ... Continue reading
Platform Spacing, Beginners & the Google Self-Driving Vehicle
Mat Bevilacqua | Editorial | January 30 2014 | Comments (6)

Last weekend Catalyst Athletics relocated to a new facility directly across the parking lot from the old place. The changes were minor. The warehouse is on the correct side of the ... Continue reading
Squatting, Valgus Knees, The Knees-Out Cue & Facebook Coaches
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 28 2014 | Comments (18)

Evidently the most popular term on the internet right now is “valgus”. The legions of keyboard warriors and Facebook coaches have latched on to it and are sanctimonious... Continue reading
Medicine Ball Rack Building Tutorial
Greg Everett | Equipment | January 27 2014 | Comments (2)

In getting ready to move the Catalyst Athletics gym, I spent an inordinate amount of time with scale drawings trying to get the space organized optimally for our needs and equipment. Because we’re stuck in somewhat smaller buildings than we really need t... Continue reading
A Different Way to Set Squat and Deadlift PRs
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 21 2014 | Comments (14)

I’m gonna kill two birds with one stone in this article. Lately, several people have been asking me questions about a training topic that I’ve mentioned briefly in con... Continue reading
Formulas, Mathematics & Humans: Individualized Weightlifting Programming
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 13 2014 | Comments (8)

I had a conversation yesterday with a strength coach who stopped by the gym about how I individualize my lifters' programs. He asked how precise I got in terms of the volume of... Continue reading
Morons, Cheap Beer & Thinking Too Much: Intelligence & Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 6 2014 | Comments (9)

I think we can all agree that it’s not cool to make fun of people who are mentally handicapped, right? That’s probably a safe assumption. Ridiculing someone who has a... Continue reading
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