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Leverage & Weightlifting Ability
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 14 2015 | Comments

There is a general ability of athletes in lighter weight classes to be capable of lifting more weight relative to bodyweight than their heavier weight class counterparts. This is a simple issue of leverage, although of course many other factors are involved in... Continue reading
Why Weightlifters Should Front Squat With a Closed Fist Instead of Two Fingers
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 7 2015 | Comments (8)

Question: If you’re an Olympic weightlifter, why do you include front squats in your training?   Answer: You include front squats in your training to improve your perf... Continue reading
Weightlifting Pull Technique: Knees Back vs. Push Up
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 31 2015 | Comments (8)

Now that weightlifting has progressed to the point where people are overanalyzing pulling technique like they’re trying to split the atom with an animal cracker, I think we n... Continue reading
Shoulder Dislocation Rehabilitation for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | August 24 2015 | Comments (18)

The 2015 National Championships for me seemed doomed from 12 weeks out. First, I sustained a minor tear in my iliacus, meaning I was unable to split and had to switch to power jerk... Continue reading
How To Be A Better Competition Weightlifter
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 10 2015 | Comments (3)

As I’m writing this, it’s August 3rd 2015.   You know why that date is significant? Because some of the most important Olympic weightlifting competitions in the United States are coming up within the next couple of weeks. From August 9-1... Continue reading
Real World Overhead Mobility for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | August 3 2015 | Comments (6)

Matt Foreman wrote a flattering article about one of my lifters, Alyssa Sulay, last week and we received quite a few requests for more information about what exactly Alyssa and I h... Continue reading
Learning About Real Weightlifting From A Real Weightlifter
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 27 2015 | Comments (6)

Let me say right from the beginning that this article has a bit of an odd twist to it. I’m writing it about a specific weightlifter, but it’s not an interview or someth... Continue reading
Your Phone Is Helping & Hurting Your Weightlifting Technique
Matt Foreman | Editorial | July 13 2015 | Comments (5)

Believe it or not, I’m gonna show you how your iPhone is connected to your snatch technique problems. You don’t believe me? Fine, keep reading   Your iPhone (or ... Continue reading
Pre-Workout Foam Rolling for Olympic Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | July 6 2015 | Comments

There are things that come and go quickly in training, and there are those that stick around for the long haul. The former are usually the shiny, exciting new tricks that never act... Continue reading
Your Weightlifting Behavior on the Internet
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 29 2015 | Comments (1)

I’m on Facebook quite a bit, and I’m friends with hundreds of weightlifters. This means a lot of lifting videos pop up on my home page every day. People post videos of the big lifts they do in competition, or the gym, etc. Many of you are on FB or ... Continue reading
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