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Change of Pace, Let's Do Some Jerks
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 18 2012 | Comments (5)

This post will be a little different from what I’ve been putting up lately. I’ve written a lot of stuff in recent weeks about motivation, lifestyle, inspiration, etc. I’ve loved doing it, many of you have given me some really kind words that ... Continue reading
Where Our Work Ethic Comes From
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 4 2012 | Comments (8)

We all probably realize that work ethic is one of the most essential qualities a weightlifter can have. When you’re really pushing the limits of your ability in this sport, the physical challenges are beyond almost any other type of activity you’ll... Continue reading
Tighten up the Bar, Lifter Will Repeat
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | May 31 2012 | Comments (7)

Just about 6 years ago I entered my first weightlifting meet. I had been Olympic lifting for about 4 months and wanted to get into a meet before I took off for Iraq for the next 7 months. So there was a group traveling from San Diego up to San Francisco for th... Continue reading
When to Move on, and When to Punch Your Missed Lift in its Stupid Little Mouth
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 28 2012 | Comments (1)

There are times in a lifter’s life when lifts aren’t made. These times are, of course, the absolute worst, and in those moments following a missed lift, athletes can ge... Continue reading
Weightlifting and Relationships....Yeesh
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 22 2012 | Comments (9)

I once broke up with a girlfriend because I had a bad squat workout. Seriously, I did. I was around twenty at the time, dating this saucy little redhead. We were having a lot of fun for a few months, baking brownies and playing Uno, all the cool stuff you d... Continue reading
Starter Program for Catalyst Athletics Online Workouts
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 21 2012 | Comments (278)

The following is a 4-week training program that can be used to get started with the training program posted on this website. This is a good cycle to start with if you have not prev... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technique Development
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | May 17 2012 | Comments (8)

Dan Asks: I’m learning lifts for the first time after 20 years of martial arts, and PTing. My approach at the moment is technique, technique, technique – then when I feel I need the weight to progress the technique to add load so that the load is d... Continue reading
The Effects of Leg Length & Gut Size on the Olympic Lifts
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | May 15 2012 | Comments (10)

Josh Asks: What changes, mainly in the starting positions of the lifts, will people with long legs/short torso have to make compared to people with short legs/long torso? To what e... Continue reading
How To Avoid Sucking When You Get Older
Matt Foreman | General Training | May 15 2012 | Comments (23)

How many of you have seen a movie called Vision Quest? It’s a 1985 flick about a high school wrestler who wants to make his mark in life by accomplishing something huge, so he decides to drop two weight classes and challenge the toughest undefeated grapp... Continue reading
Training with Pain, It's Such a Happy Thing
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 7 2012 | Comments (9)

A neat little motivational motto has been gaining popularity in recent years. It’s the one that says, “Pain is weakness leaving the body.” You’ve seen it, right? It’s all over t-shirts, gym posters, etc. “Pain is weaknes... Continue reading
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