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I'm Gonna Have Me Some Fun... The Predator Cycle
Mike Gray | General Training | October 13 2014 | Comments (15)

I need to explain the title of this first before I get started. In 1987, I had just finished my freshman year of high school and I went and saw Predator in the theater. This was du... Continue reading
A Simple Guide to Weightlifting Competition Warm-ups
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 7 2014 | Comments (2)

One of the most common questions I get through the various media through which I’m connected interminably to the weightlifting world is how to properly warm-up for competitio... Continue reading
(Over) Analyzing & (Over) Coaching in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 29 2014 | Comments

I think I’ll get straight to the point with this one. We’re going to take a look at coaches and athletes who overanalyze every lift. Ooohhh, I bet I’m hitt... Continue reading
Loose Knees = Loose Jerks
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | September 22 2014 | Comments (2)

Stand up and hang out for a moment. Now consider the muscles around your knees - are they tight and fighting to keep your knee from suddenly bending under the weight of your body? Probably not. We stand on a passive knee lock that doesn't require much muscular... Continue reading
The 80% - 90% Gap Weightlifting Program
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 15 2014 | Comments (7)

I know what you want.   Seriously, I do. I’m using my telepathic powers again. I can see inside your noggin.   You want some new training ideas.   Was I right? (you’re all nodding your heads) Yeah, I knew it.   Okay, I&r... Continue reading
The Clean and Jerk Rack Positions
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 8 2014 | Comments (12)

Weightlifting has quite a few layers—you can learn the snatch and clean & jerk in a few minutes, but you can then spend a lifetime learning how to perform them better. It’s an odd combination of joy and frustration. There are countless minor de... Continue reading
The Ballsiest Weightlifter in History... and You
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 3 2014 | Comments (6)

How many of you have heard of an old Soviet weightlifter named Yuri Zakharevich? Probably not many, I’m guessing. He’s one of the greatest in history, but his prime was... Continue reading
7 Steps to Better Weightlifting Technique Coaching
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | September 1 2014 | Comments

Whenever I present at seminars about coaching weightlifting I always try to emphasize the following seven points in this particular order for those interested in improving their te... Continue reading
Taking an Honest Look
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | August 27 2014 | Comments (3)

I recently competed in a local meet and had a shit showing. It wasn’t from a lack of training or effort; in fact I had a great few months leading up to it. It was just a shitty performance and I honestly had never been that embarrassed or pissed walking ... Continue reading
Team Programs versus Individual Programs
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | August 25 2014 | Comments (2)

With the explosion of interest in weightlifting, there is a parallel increase in new weightlifting clubs. We get a lot of emails asking about every aspect of running a weightlifting club, and one of the most common questions is what the best way to program for... Continue reading
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