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Top 5 Assistance Exercises for the Jerk
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 8 2014 | Comments (6)

It's been mentioned here before, but the amount of attention the jerk is given by the internet weightlifting world with regard to technique is almost non-existent compared to the snatch and clean (Apparently it’s tougher to make up names for things that ... Continue reading
Weightlifting Training Frequency for Adults: How Many Days per Week?
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | December 1 2014 | Comments (17)

I had a revelation the other day.   I was sitting on my couch, curled up in a blanket and sipping cocoa while I stroked my cat, when something pretty important occurred to m... Continue reading
Missing Snatches Behind: Diagnosis & Correction
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 24 2014 | Comments (5)

We’ve all done it—missed a snatch behind and reassured ourselves by saying a miss behind is better than a miss in front. I would agree that in some cases this is true, ... Continue reading
What You SHOULD Be Learning From the Weightlifting World Championship
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 17 2014 | Comments (6)

I’m writing this article as the 2014 World Weightlifting Championships are coming to an end. For the last week, we’ve been watching the best lifters on the planet ... Continue reading
Tunnel Vision vs. Training ADD
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 3 2014 | Comments

There’s a right time for almost everything. There’s a time for peace, and a time for war. There’s a time for pizza, and a time for vegetables. There’s a time for celibacy, and a time for festive fornication.   In your weightlifti... Continue reading
The 1 Kilo Rule: Set Yourself up for Weightlifting Success
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 27 2014 | Comments (6)

Weightlifting is a sport in which the rate of progress declines pretty reliably over time. That is, the longer you train, the more slowly you make progress. As you reach the time p... Continue reading
Your Arms Are Like Ropes in the Snatch & Clean: True or False?
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 20 2014 | Comments (4)

“Your arms are like ropes.”   I don’t remember the first time I heard this, but I know it was right in the beginning when I was learning the OLifts. I... Continue reading
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
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