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Bad Performances Produce Good Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | December 14 2015 | Comments (4)

I want to tell you a little story about something that happened in my weightlifting career a long time ago. I can apply it to every single one of you and it’ll help you make your own careers better, so you better friggin read it.   I bombed out of... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Moving Faster Under the Bar
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 10 2015 | Comments (2)

Becky Asks: I've been Crossfitting for about 2 years, but in the last 5 months I've been trying to improve my Olympic lifts. What are some good exercises to help me get under the bar faster? I have flexibility issues, so my squat isn't perfect, whi... Continue reading
Interview: Travis Cooper
Matt Foreman | Interviews | December 9 2015 | Comments

A young kid plays sports in high school. At some point, his coaches introduce him to weight training and he learns that it will make him a better athlete. Over time, his skills in the weight room begin to excel. When he graduates from high school, he doesn&rsq... Continue reading
Push The Bar Back to the Hips… But Not Too Far: Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 7 2015 | Comments (2)

In the snatch and clean pull from the floor, the bar must move back slightly from its starting point on the platform. This is minimal horizontal movement, but very important to re-... Continue reading
Lousy Training Right Before Weightlifting Competition
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 30 2015 | Comments (2)

Most of us like it when things run smoothly.   As we get older, I think we develop a lower tolerance for bullcrap. Our patience level goes down and we get miffed when we... Continue reading
Interview: D’Angelo Osorio
Matt Foreman | Interviews | November 25 2015 | Comments

The United States has had some amazing young athletes over the years. Most people in the sport tend to follow the accomplishments of the current top talent, without understanding much about some of the milestone lifts that have been done in the past. But old g... Continue reading
Positivity for Productivity in Olympic Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 23 2015 | Comments (4)

The alternate title for this article is Being Positive without Being Obnoxious, but that doesn’t tie it into weightlifting, and sounds too much like the title of one of those... Continue reading
A Formula That Measures Your Commitment To Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 16 2015 | Comments (2)

What kind of questions do you ask yourself when your training starts to go bad? Where do you look for answers?   You might have read what I just wrote and said to yourself, ... Continue reading
Interview: Caleb Williams
Matt Foreman | Interviews | November 11 2015 | Comments (1)

When you become a competitive athlete in any sport, it's very difficult to make it to the top of the mountain. Winning a national championship, breaking records, or maybe even winning a world championship...it takes a phenomenal amount of talent and hard work ... Continue reading
Pulling Matters: 5 Situations In Which You Need Pulls
Sergey Bondarenko | Olympic Weightlifting | November 9 2015 | Comments (6)

When I had just started to work online with Western athletes and asked them to provide their training logs or at least to describe their past training experience, I was surprised t... Continue reading
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