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Why Strippers Would Be Good Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 5 2013 | Comments (16)

Do you like it when people look at you? Seriously, answer the question. It’s pretty simple, brothers and sisters. When you know people are watching you, do you enjoy it? Or does it make you all uncomfortable and squirmy? Think about some famous peo... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technique with Evidence: Lifting the Feet in the Snatch & Clean
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 22 2013 | Comments (19)

Look at the pictures you see to the right (click to enlarge). Go ahead, look at them for a minute. Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, they’re awesome. You know what’s even... Continue reading
Equipment & Supplements: What I Use
Greg Everett | Equipment | July 16 2013 | Comments (27)

A lot of the questions we get at Catalyst Athletics are regarding equipment and personal gear, so I thought it would make sense to lay out all the gear we use here at the gym and what I use personally, from wraps and straps to supplements and barbells. &nbs... Continue reading
Snatches And Love
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 8 2013 | Comments (1)

I went to the Catalyst Athletics forum recently and checked it out. Nine of the first eleven topics I saw were directly related to snatching. So it’s the snatch, huh? That’s what many of you are obsessing about these days? Jeez, how surprising. ... Continue reading
Teasing and Weightlifting ( Not What You Think )
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 24 2013 | Comments (5)

When I was in the eighth grade, one of the hottest girls in school used to flirt with me all the time. It didn’t make any sense to me because I was fat, I wore the same Motle... Continue reading
Shut Up, Flexibility
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | June 12 2013 | Comments (19)

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time to work and consistency. In other words, there are no magic tricks or secret formulas or fancy gadgets that wi... Continue reading
The Last Two Meets I've Lifted In: Dealing with Imperfect Competition Conditions
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 10 2013 | Comments (5)

I’ve lifted in two meets over the last four weeks. Normally I would never compete twice in such a short time span, but I’m getting knee surgery in July and I wanted to ... Continue reading
Warm-up Early: Weightlifting Training Mobility & Preparation
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | June 7 2013 | Comments (9)

Not all of us have the luxury of a schedule that allows the following, but you may still be able to pull off something similar. One of the great things about training twice a day... Continue reading
To Everybody Who's Training For Something: Obstacles & Opportunities
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 27 2013 | Comments (9)

About a year ago, there was a sad news story here in Arizona. One of the top high school football coaches in the state died from cancer. He was in his forties and the disease took ... Continue reading
The Relation of Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Squat Weights
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 22 2013 | Comments (16)

How much should I snatch and clean & jerk if I back squat this much? This is a question I get a lot, and there isn't a simple, formulaic answer. Put simply, it depends on y... Continue reading
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