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Interview: Stephanie Palacol
Matt Foreman | Interviews | June 29 2016 | Comments

If you’ve been following American weightlifting for an extended length of time, you know that there’s been a population explosion in recent years, especially in the women’s division. The old “lifting weights makes women look bad” ... Continue reading
Improving Your Jump for the Snatch & Clean
Sergey Bondarenko | Olympic Weightlifting | June 27 2016 | Comments

I bet that many of you have seen how someone unfamiliar with weightlifting is surprised to see those “massive immobile guys” to jump on a high deck of bumper plates. But those who lift do know that burst capabilities of weightlifters may be really ... 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
Three Reasons Why YOUR Bodyweight Is YOUR Problem
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 13 2016 | Comments (1)

Many novice and intermediate weightlifters have no idea how important their bodyweight is. They don’t think about it enough, don’t monitor it closely, and have no blood... Continue reading
What To Do When Your Workout Just Isn't Happening
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | June 6 2016 | Comments

You have the perfect training program. And then one day you just can't do what you're supposed to do. You're exhausted, your body hurts, you can't seem to get warm,... Continue reading
Interview: Kevin Cornell
Matt Foreman | Interviews | June 1 2016 | Comments

Eighteen years old is a late start in Olympic weightlifting, if you’re talking about making a serious run at the Olympic Team. Many of you are old geezers who started this sport in your 20s and 30s, so you’re scoffing at the idea that 18 is “... Continue reading
The Connection of the Second & Third Pulls
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 30 2016 | Comments

I assume other sports share the same characteristic, but weightlifting seems to be continually split into contrary groups of thinking, representatives of which often seem to thrive on going to battle over the details rather than recognizing the commonalities, ... Continue reading
What You Didn’t See When You Watched The 2016 Olympic Trials
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 23 2016 | Comments (4)

As most of you know, the women’s 2016 US Olympic Trials were held two weeks ago.   I was there, and I thought you might like to hear about it. Obviously many of you wa... Continue reading
Focus on Yourself
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | May 19 2016 | Comments

I vividly remember years ago when my wife Aimee was still competing watching her run home from the gym and get online to see if Natalie Woolfolk or Carrissa Gump had posted any new training videos. She would obsess over what these other girls were doing in tra... Continue reading
Finding Your Jerk Drive Stance
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 16 2016 | Comments (2)

The starting position of the jerk concerns two primary elements: the stance of the feet and the rack position. Each can have dramatic effects on the lift, and each will vary somewhat among lifters based on individual peculiarities. Additional but more minor el... Continue reading
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