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Weightlifting Technical Glitches I'm Seeing A Lot These Days: Part 2
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 12 2013 | Comments (6)

Okay, it’s time for the sequel. A couple of weeks ago, I started a three-part series of blogs about technique problems that are running rampant with new lifters these days. T... Continue reading
Homeostasis: The Basis of Training
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | November 5 2013 | Comments (1)

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about protoplasm. I think that periodically it helps to refresh our minds about the medium with which we coaches are working and so I’ve gone ahead and written down some thoughts about how protoplasm works with r... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technical Glitches I'm Seeing A LOT These Days: Part 1
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 28 2013 | Comments (18)

Believe it or not, I hate writing about weightlifting technique. No matter what you say, somebody is going to disagree or challenge it. Even if you write one of the most basic, uni... Continue reading
A Weightlifting Lesson From Miley Cyrus: Aging in the Sport
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | October 14 2013 | Comments (13)

A few days ago, Miley Cyrus got on the Today Show and told Matt Lauer that people are no longer sexual after they turn 40. I think this is bad news for a lot of us, especially w... Continue reading
Strength, Bands & Staying in Your Lane
Greg Everett | Editorial | October 10 2013 | Comments (64)

This is an article I’m regretting writing before I even start. One, because I know it will spur a bunch of time-consuming argument on the internet; two, because no matter what it will sound emotional; and three, because it feels a bit like trying to conv... Continue reading
Oh, and Don't Forget... The Bulgarian System
Bob Takano | Olympic Weightlifting | October 7 2013 | Comments (1)

I continue to hear about lifters that are fascinated with the Bulgarian method of training, practice it and swear that it is THE WAY to train. I’m speaking about the practice of going up to max singles on every lift every training day. We first heard... Continue reading
Lift Before You Lift: Weightlifting Training Warm-ups
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 1 2013 | Comments (2)

You all know how I feel about warming up. I've spent a lot of time explaining it. If you've missed it somehow, I'll distill my thesis to its essence: If you're not warming-up, yo... Continue reading
Mom! The Meatloaf! Composure in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 30 2013 | Comments (10)

I told a lie recently. One of my students asked me, “What’s your most embarrassing moment ever?” I replied with, “I can’t really think of one, beca... Continue reading
I Wish...
Mike Gray | Editorial | September 26 2013 | Comments (6)

I wish I liked the clean and jerk as much I like the snatch. I wish I liked to work as much I love going to the gym to lift. I wish I liked mobility work. I wish I had bought 100 pairs of the Adidas 2008 AdiStar shoes because apparently every dude bet... Continue reading
Your Pain Tolerance, And Your Creamy Filling: Types of Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 16 2013 | Comments (4)

Let’s take a look at your pain tolerance. I don’t need to tell you that weightlifting involves dealing with some pain. And this blog would be about six lines long if... Continue reading
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