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Investing Time for Progress: Routine, Detail & Patience in the Olympic Lifts
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 9 2018 | Comments (1)

I'm pretty frequently surprised by how impatient new and intermediate weightlifters are in a number of ways, from their expectations of progress to their rush to get through a ... Continue reading
Why Shrug in Snatch & Clean Pulls?
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | April 5 2018 | Comments

For years I've been teaching that the shrug up of the shoulders isn't part of the effort to accelerate and elevate the barbell in the pull of the snatch and clean; instead, it's more a part of the third pull, as it's naturally associated with t... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Cleans Crashing at Heavier Weights
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | April 4 2018 | Comments (1)

Eric Asks: I have the tendency of letting the bar crash on me on the clean. I've been using tall cleans to work on that problem. I feel like at lower percentages (<85%) I do better a job of meeting the bar. But as I go up in weight, I revert back to my ... Continue reading
The Press in Snatch: Mobility, Stability & Diagnosis
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 2 2018 | Comments

The press in snatch is one of those exercises that every weightlifter wants to be able to do—they may not have any idea why, but it doesn’t much matter. As it turns out... Continue reading
Quit Pushing Your Cleans Away with Your Thighs
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | March 29 2018 | Comments

A lot of you find your bars running away at the top of your cleans, resulting in the bar crashing into the rack position, you collapsing forward, and if not missing entirely, strug... Continue reading
Ask Greg: What Causes Pressouts (and How to Fix Them)?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | March 28 2018 | Comments (1)

Elbow Woes Asks: My question is essentially: what causes pressouts? Anatomically, I have pretty good elbows for locking out. When the weight is about 90% I have noticed I sometimes... Continue reading
On The Minute Training for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 26 2018 | Comments (2)

If you’ve used any of my training programs on this website, there’s a good chance you’ve done on the minute lifts—I find it very effective and most lifters find it at least somewhat enjoyable. If you haven’t tried it before, let m... Continue reading
Quitting Weightlifting: The Right Way and The Wrong Way
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 19 2018 | Comments

Where’s your lifting at right now? Going great? On a rampage? Or are you struggling, pissed off because of bad training or competition?   Anybody thinking about quitti... Continue reading
There Are Different Levels of Old: Masters Weightlifting Programming
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | March 15 2018 | Comments (4)

Weightlifting has seen a big increase in participation in the last few years, due primarily to the influence of CrossFit. Many of the new lifters coming to the sport are, as you mi... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Programming The Last Weeks Before a Meet
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | March 14 2018 | Comments

Sam Asks: When programming leading up to a meet, what should your program look like 2 weeks out and 1 week out?     Greg Says: This can vary quite a bit depending on a ... Continue reading
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