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Hips Forward & Up In The Snatch… You Can’t Be Great Without It
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 18 2016 | Comments (3)

Let’s see if we can improve your snatch technique, shall we?   Most of you are Olympic lifters who are in the beginner/intermediate stages (under 5 years of experience... Continue reading
Bodybuilding Accessory Work for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 11 2016 | Comments (9)

Pretty commonly we get questions about incorporating bodybuilding work into weightlifting training programs—whether or not it’s necessary or beneficial, and if so, how ... Continue reading
Shoulder Dislocation Rehabilitation for Weightlifting: Part 4
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 6 2016 | Comments (2)

If you’ve been following Catalyst Athletics even with cursory check-ins for the last few months, you know I’ve had my hands full with shutting down our California gym a... Continue reading
Why You’re Passing Out in the Clean & How to Prevent It
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | July 4 2016 | Comments (5)

Stubborn technique problems are frustrating to deal with, but more often than not, we can find the causes relatively easily (whether or not we can correct them is another story, of... 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
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 (19)

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
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