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Plate Storage Bench Building Tutorial
Greg Everett | Equipment | July 9 2018 | Comments

I built four of these suckers a few years back when Catalyst Athletics moved from its first to second location, and I stupidly didn’t take photos along the way and put together a building tutorial like I have for a number of other things. I’ve gott... Continue reading
Should Masters Weightlifters Be Drug Tested?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | July 5 2018 | Comments (6)

I’m writing this article on June 24th, 2018. In two months, the World Masters Weightlifting Championship will take place in Barcelona, Spain. Want to hear something crazy? The organizers of this meet had to cut off the entry deadline a week early because... Continue reading
Lose the Belt. Some of the Time.
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 2 2018 | Comments (2)

Weightlifting belts are a handy piece of gear, and one of the few I think are worthwhile. Since the dawn of internet time, belts have been at the center of questions regarding value, purpose and use, and you have about as wide a range of opinions on this as an... Continue reading
How to Quit Hitting Your Pubic Bone When You Snatch
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | June 25 2018 | Comments (6)

Not many things kill your interest in snatching as quickly as smashing your pubic bone with the bar. That’s why I recommend against it.   I’ve heard a surprising... Continue reading
How Much Should/Can You Compete in Weightlifting?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | June 18 2018 | Comments

You can break competitive weightlifters into two big categories: Those who love to compete, and those who don’t. I realize it sounds odd to talk about competitive weightlifte... Continue reading
Your Personal Responsibility to Other Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 11 2018 | Comments

I’ve trained boxing off and on for a long time. A couple of years ago, I was training at a gym in Phoenix that housed a lot of pro fighters.   There was one guy who st... Continue reading
Max Every Day… Can It Be Done?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | June 4 2018 | Comments

There are a few broad categories of programming approaches for weightlifting. For our purposes here, we can create two types: prescribed intensity that follows a predetermined plan of progression, and working to maximum each day. Typically you’ll hear th... Continue reading
Elite Athletes Becoming Weightlifting Coaches… Does It Work?
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 31 2018 | Comments (2)

Let’s talk about the idea of elite athletes becoming coaches after they’re done with their careers.   It happens frequently, and it makes sense. The transition f... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Stabilizing in the Bottom of the Snatch
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | May 28 2018 | Comments (4)

Kamil Asks: Hey! I'd like to ask you how to work on stabilization in a hole of a snatch. I'm lifting for less than 2 years now, and my biggest issues are my shoulders and k... Continue reading
Don't Jump with Your Arms
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | May 24 2018 | Comments (2)

I like box jumps for weightlifting. It's a very simple, accessible way to train explosiveness. What I don't like is when box jumps are done in ways that reduce their effectiveness or create problems. The point of box jumps in the context of weightli... Continue reading
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