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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
Shoulder Dislocation Rehabilitation for Weightlifting: Part 2
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 2 2015 | Comments (11)

I realize that when I wrote the first article in this series I said I’d write every 1-2 weeks and it’s now been about 11 weeks, but in my defense, there wasn’t mu... Continue reading
Interview: Caine Wilkes
Matt Foreman | Interviews | October 28 2015 | Comments (1)

400 kilos is a lot of weight. It’s 881 pounds. Totaling 400 kilos in an Olympic weightlifting competition is extremely hard to do. How close are you to this number, personally? You’re probably a long ways away. Don’t feel bad about it. Only s... Continue reading
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