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Being in Relationships with Weightlifters vs. Non-Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Editorial | November 17 2016 | Comments (1)

A lot of people are attracted to weightlifters. We’re pretty hot, so we’re often in demand for relationships.   Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long to figu... Continue reading
Earning Your Spot & Why I Love Garage Gyms
Mike Gray | Editorial | November 10 2016 | Comments (2)

As I’ve talked about in past articles, when I was in High School, I wasn’t a particularly big guy. When I decided that lifting weights was something I wanted to do, I spent the first nine months in my bedroom lifting odd objects because my parents ... Continue reading
Will The Drug Scandals Finally Get Weightlifting Kicked Out Of The Olympics?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 29 2016 | Comments (4)

Now that the entire sport of Olympic weightlifting is dogpaddling through the wake of the 2016 IWF Drug Suspension Festival, we’ve all got enough drama and hysteria to keep u... Continue reading
About These IWF Drug Suspensions…
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 20 2016 | Comments (18)

Unless you’ve had your head under a rock for the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard about the recent drug suspensions in Olympic weightlifting.   The urine samples taken from the athletes at the 2012 London Olympic Games were reanalyzed o... 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
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
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
Major Changes at Catalyst Athletics
Greg Everett | Editorial | March 31 2016 | Comments (4)

Catalyst Athletics is undergoing a dramatic change. We’re returning to our weightlifting roots—the garage gym.   After 8 years of running our current 5,000 square foot facility in California, and almost 15 years in the gym business, we&rsquo... Continue reading
3 Things That Will Make Weightlifting Coaches Dump Athletes
Matt Foreman | Editorial | March 24 2016 | Comments (4)

Right away, I need to make it clear that the title of this article is just a wee bit misleading. I’m approaching this topic from a personal perspective, so it could have been... Continue reading
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