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Ask Greg: Awkward Foot Position when Receiving Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 7 2018 | Comments

Rene Asks: How do I fix awkward awkward foot position when catching a snatch or a clean? The inner side of my foot is always first in the ground and my foot is also turned out too ... Continue reading
The First Pull of the Snatch & Clean: Slow or Fast?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 5 2018 | Comments (1)

I genuinely can’t believe I haven’t written an article on this subject yet. It seems obvious now, as this question comes up pretty frequently, and it’s something ... Continue reading
Why We Turn The Feet Out In The Pull
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | February 1 2018 | Comments

Not a lot of people want to fight the turning out of the feet in the pull like they do in the squat, but just in case, here is a quick run down of why we want the feet turned out about 10-20 degrees relative to the centerline. The knees need to be pushed o... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Overhead Strength & Stability
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | January 31 2018 | Comments

Candy Asks: I had a question for you regarding a program for myself. It gets a bit overwhelming so I thought I could ask you and you can see where I can start. I want to improve my... Continue reading
Does Weightlifting Attract Hardcore Personalities… Or Develop Them?
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 29 2018 | Comments

I’ve been wondering about this question for years. Still haven’t completely figured out the answer. Actually, it should be “Do Strength Sports Attract Hardcore Pe... Continue reading
How to Quit Getting Stuck in the Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 22 2018 | Comments (2)

Most lifters are notably better at either the clean or the jerk. If those two lifts are perfectly balanced for you, you’re the weird one. For those of you who are good jerkers, there seems to be nothing more frustrating than not even being able to stand ... Continue reading
Get Strong Where You Need to be Strong
Greg Everett | Quick Tips | January 18 2018 | Comments

I know I'm not the only one who hears things like, I need to just deadlift really heavy so I can be stronger for the snatch and clean. The same people then proceed to deadlift looking like a question mark and wonder why, since they can deadlift so much, th... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Clean: Power Clean and Snatch: Overhead Squat Ratios
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | January 17 2018 | Comments

Erika Asks: Hi Coach, I’ve just started Olympic Lifting a couple months ago and I'm having issues with my catch position in the clean. I can easily power clean 115#s but ... Continue reading
Lessons from a Legend’s Life: Mario Martinez
Matt Foreman | Editorial | January 16 2018 | Comments (3)

Today is January 15, 2018, and I’m writing this because I found out this morning that Mario Martinez died yesterday at the age of 60.   Many of you are newer-generatio... Continue reading
Work to Control Your Mind… Not Your Environment
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 15 2018 | Comments (8)

A while back, Greg wrote an article about the garage mentality in weightlifting. When I read it, lots of little pops and clicks started going off in my brain. So I decided to follo... Continue reading
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