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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
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 | Editorial | 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
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