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Your First Weightlifting Competition
Greg Everett | | January 12 2022 | Comments (2)

One of the great things about weightlifting is the accessibility of competition, especially more recently—with essentially no barrier to entry for local meets, anyone of any age and ability can go compete.   However, this availability of weightlif... Continue reading
Exercise Selection for Technical Improvement
Greg Everett | | December 7 2021 | Comments (2)

All right, buckle up and settle in because we’re going to go yard on this one. I’ve talked about this idea in the past, but not in great detail, and it’s an important concept, especially these days with all of us being bombarded by technical ... Continue reading
You Don’t Need Powerlifting to Get Strong for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Editorial | November 19 2021 | Comments

I’ve answered this question so many times over the years, I find it odd this article doesn’t already exist: Should I do powerlifting first to get strong for weightlifti... Continue reading
How to Improve Speed in Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting Training | July 30 2021 | Comments

A question I get frequently, and one I break a lot of hearts responding to, is how to improve speed in the snatch and clean. My answer is heartbreaking because speed—and by speed I mean the actual speed of muscular contraction and consequent joint motion... Continue reading
Using Video in Training Most Effectively
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting Training | June 17 2021 | Comments (2)

Just about every weightlifter out there uses video one way or another these days, whether or not they work in-person with a coach. I don’t need to point out the value of video, but it does warrant some discussion on how to best use it to maximize the ben... Continue reading
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