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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
Catalyst Athletics at the American Open
Matt Foreman | Editorial | December 10 2012 | Comments (3)

What a meet for Catalyst Athletics… Most of you probably read the write-up Greg did on the American Open last week. I don’t want to repeat the stuff he told you, so I’ll try to find some fresh thoughts about the things I saw in Palm Sprin... Continue reading
The 2012 American Open, or The Weekend I Almost Killed Matt Foreman
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 5 2012 | Comments (9)

The dust has settled for the most part after the 2012 American Open in Palm Springs, California, so I’m going to see if I can do a recap of the weekend. This year we had 12 l... Continue reading
Squat Stance & the Olympic Lifts: The Snatch & Clean Receiving Positions
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 13 2012 | Comments (28)

With the Olympic lifts, it’s easy to wander a little too far down the rabbit hole and find yourself lost amid overwhelming detail. There are times when such detail is necessa... Continue reading
How To Coach Women in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Editorial | November 6 2012 | Comments (10)

Okay, does anybody want some useful little tidbits about coaching women? I hope so, because I’ve got plenty of them. And before you start flinching, this isn’t designed to be one of my sarcastic funny posts. I’ve actually got legit things to ... Continue reading
Screw Nutrition
Matt Foreman | Nutrition | October 25 2012 | Comments (22)

I have almost nothing helpful to say about nutrition. Everybody who reads this probably knows more about it than I do. My study of it pretty much stopped after a class I took my freshman year in college. I did well in the class, though. The professor made c... Continue reading
Dumb Weightlifting Questions
Greg Everett | General Training | October 17 2012 | Comments (44)

It was suggested to me by our talented editor Yael that I write an article about “dumb” weightlifting questions. I turned to the internet’s leading repositories of dumb questions—Facebook and Twitter—for some ideas. The following ... Continue reading
Wraps, Belts, and Straps for Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 15 2012 | Comments (14)

One of our readers contacted Greg recently and asked if we would put up a blog post about the use of equipment for Olympic lifters. Specifically, the question was about belts, straps, wrist/knee wraps, etc. This is a pretty good example of why you guys should ... Continue reading
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