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The Boring Part of Weightlifting: Recovery & Restoration
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 23 2017 | Comments

Training cannot be effective in the absence of adequate restoration to provide the body time, resources and assistance to adapt to the imposed training stress. The foundation of tr... Continue reading
I Wish I Had Bones: Quit Relaxing at the Top of Your Pull!
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 16 2017 | Comments (1)

Tension and timing are critical elements of successful snatching and clean & jerking. A primary part of the motor skills an athlete has to learn and develop as a weightlifter i... Continue reading
The Clean: Don’t Just Fall Down, Turn It Over
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 9 2017 | Comments

A refrain of mine I’m sure plenty of people are sick of hearing by this point is that in the Olympic lifts, there is never a moment in which you’re just letting things ... Continue reading
5 Ways to Get Better at Weightlifting without Training
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 2 2017 | Comments (4)

Obviously there is no shortage of ways to improve at the snatch and clean & jerk in the gym, and that’s the primary method for the majority of a weightlifter’s care... Continue reading
Weightlifting Programming: Consistency or Variation?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 25 2017 | Comments (1)

Patterns and consistency appeal to me. I like being able to look at something and quickly see the internal logic. This goes for training programs—ordinarily, I want to be abl... Continue reading
Individual Variation in Weightlifting: Effects & Solutions
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 18 2017 | Comments

We all love simple, formulaic answers to our questions. It makes life easy to be told exactly how to do something with no equivocation. In weightlifting, we all want to know right ... Continue reading
Calling Yourself a National-Level Weightlifter When You’re Not
Matt Foreman | Editorial | September 11 2017 | Comments (4)

I’m getting a lot of good writing material from the scorched-earth arguments I read on Facebook these days.   One of them that seems to keep popping up is on the subje... Continue reading
Garage Mind: The Spirit of American Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 4 2017 | Comments (3)

Periodically, I receive messages from people asking me what garage mind means. They all have a vague notion of the concept, but can’t quite express it. I found that it’... Continue reading
38 Things You’ll (Hopefully) Learn in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 28 2017 | Comments

Right about the time you look at a training program and decide it’s stupid and useless, you’ll usually find out somebody out there has used it and had a lot of success.... Continue reading
Dynamic Starts in the Snatch & Clean: Why & When to Use Them
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | August 21 2017 | Comments

Dynamic starts in the snatch and clean are used by the majority of elite weightlifters, and for good reason. However, like many things done by elite athletes, in many cases a dynam... Continue reading
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