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Your Hands Are Part of Your Body: Straps & Grip in Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | May 12 2016 | Comments

Lifting straps are a legitimate training tool for weightlifting—they unquestionably have a purpose and should be used at certain times with certain exercises by every weightl... Continue reading
2016 National Championships & Olympic Trials Recap
Greg Everett | Editorial | May 10 2016 | Comments (4)

The 2016 National Championships & Olympic Trials is finally over, and although there were some serious low points for us, overall it turned out to be by far the best national c... Continue reading
Working Harder, Getting Worse, and Cussing In Front Of Everybody
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 9 2016 | Comments (1)

How in the bloody hell can you get worse at something when you’re working harder to get better at it?   Seriously!! All your life, you’re been taught about hard ... Continue reading
Competition Lift Variation Ratios: Don't Worry Too Much
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | May 5 2016 | Comments

A pretty common question is what kind of relative weights a lifter should expect to see in variations of a competition lift. Some of these make sense and some guidelines can be pro... Continue reading
A Response to Mike Gray’s Ridiculous Crap About Competing in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 2 2016 | Comments (4)

There have been two or three times when I’ve intentionally written articles with outlandish titles just to see how many internet morons will post half-cocked raging comments ... Continue reading
American Weightlifting: Forgetting the Big Picture
Greg Everett | Editorial | April 25 2016 | Comments (6)

I think one of the biggest mistakes made in US weightlifting (well... on the Internet by Americans) is an excessive focus on the misguided idea that there are amazing secrets of li... Continue reading
Weightlifting Program Design: Exercise Order
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 18 2016 | Comments

The order of exercises is an important element of the training session prescription, as it will influence both the effect of the exercises as well as the performance of each exercise in the session. The basic structure is to order exercises in descending degre... Continue reading
A Closer Look at USAW Teams & Coaches
Greg Everett | Editorial | April 13 2016 | Comments

Floelite published an article showing the number of lifters at the 2016 National Championships qualified by each of the top coaches and teams. Many of the numbers were incorrect, and some have been corrected, but more importantly, I think the numbers showed an... Continue reading
What Kind of Jerk Are You? Strength & Elastic Jerk Styles
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 11 2016 | Comments

There are technical variations of the competition lifts that are rooted in the actual physical characteristics of the lifter rather than ideological or pedagogical differences. One... Continue reading
Make Your Own Atmosphere
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | April 7 2016 | Comments

I remember hearing at some point David Lee Roth (AKA Diamond Dave, original singer of Van Halen) saying people are always out prowling around saying, "Where's the action?" and his saying in response, "Man, you ARE the action!" Atmosp... Continue reading
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