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Ask Greg: Excessive Lumbar Extension in the Pulling Position of the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | October 6 2016 | Comments

Lynn Asks: Hi Greg, I don't know if this is mostly in women, but I'd love an article or an answer about setting up with excessive arching in the lower back. Many people, wh... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Slow Learning & Slow Lifting
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 22 2016 | Comments

Jonathan Asks: I am a trainer and I have a client I have been working with about a year she is 5'2" 120lbs we have done primarily strength work she can deadlift about 180 with good form but her hand and grip strength are sub par also squat form is a l... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Snatch & Clean Pull Loading & Necessity
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 15 2016 | Comments

Steven Asks: What is the optimum weight to use for pulls? As I frequently watch people using weights far in excess of their PB Snatch/Clean with a technique that does not resemble ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Hitching in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 8 2016 | Comments

Heather Asks: My question is about how to get better at the power clean or snatch after developing the hang position. I do OK when I go from the hang but when I try to go from the ground I struggle and end up hitching through the middle. What auxiliary exercis... Continue reading
Ask Greg: How Do I Get Faster in the Olympic Lifts?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | January 7 2016 | Comments (2)

Jessica Asks: I've been religiously watching your videos for about a month now and am amazed at the speed at which Aimee gets under the bar!! I’m still a novice at Olympic... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Can't Receive the Snatch Low with Heavier Weights
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 24 2015 | Comments (9)

Steven Asks: I'm teaching myself the snatch, with your videos and book, and have a technique question. With a stick or empty bar I receive the bar in a decent squat, but as I pu... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Weightlifting Training Frequency & Volume
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 17 2015 | Comments (3)

Mike Asks: Please consider a Newsletter or other forum for discussing the rationale and recovery implications for training multiple days in a row. I know those in the Oly community... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Moving Faster Under the Bar
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 10 2015 | Comments

Becky Asks: I've been Crossfitting for about 2 years, but in the last 5 months I've been trying to improve my Olympic lifts. What are some good exercises to help me get under the bar faster? I have flexibility issues, so my squat isn't perfect, whi... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Should I Give Up on the Split Jerk?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | June 30 2014 | Comments (3)

Jessica Asks: As a novice female lifter I have issues with my split jerk drive. I start fine with the dip but always go forward on the drive no matter how hard I fight it. It's... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Jumping in the Snatch
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | May 26 2014 | Comments (5)

Erika Asks: I was debating all day if I should even attempt to ask a question, since I have this lack of self-confidence that comes with other people constantly needing to tell me something. I couldn't believe the article you just posted today, Advice: Som... Continue reading
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