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Ask Greg: Driving Forward in the Split Jerk
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | November 1 2017 | Comments (1)

Jessica Asks: As a novice female lifter I have issues with my split jerk drive. I start fine with the dip but always go forward on the drive no matter how hard I fight it. It's less so when I power jerk but I'm not sure whether I should try to switch c... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Starting Weightlifting at a Late Age & Plateauing
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | October 25 2017 | Comments

Diane Asks: I am a crossfitter turned strictly to weightlifting the past 2 years and have been able to compete at local meets and do well considering my short time practicing. My p... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Should Snatches Be Received as High or Low as Possible?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | May 25 2017 | Comments

David Asks: My question is should snatch attempts be received at the highest position possible or the lowest? A brief recap of my situation is that I own and coach at an Oly liftin... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Correcting Tipping Over the Bar in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 9 2017 | Comments (1)

Ryan Asks: What can I do to improve on keeping my chest up and ass down on the snatch pull as the weight gets heavier? I find myself bouncing the bar a little too hard off the hips... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Should the Heels Stay Flat in the Push Press?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | February 2 2017 | Comments (2)

Rob Asks: Recently at our local crossfit box, we were practicing the push press. Our trainer politely corrected our flaws and then we did a 7x3 at a fixed weight. One of his pet pe... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Excessive Lumbar Extension in the Pulling Position of the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | October 6 2016 | Comments (1)

Lynn Asks: Hi Greg, I don't know if this is mostly in women, but I'd love an article or an answer about setting up with excessive arching in the lower back. Many people, wh... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Slow Learning & Slow Lifting
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 22 2016 | Comments

Jonathan Asks: I am a trainer and I have a client I have been working with about a year she is 5'2" 120lbs we have done primarily strength work she can deadlift about 180 with good form but her hand and grip strength are sub par also squat form is a l... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Snatch & Clean Pull Loading & Necessity
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 15 2016 | Comments

Steven Asks: What is the optimum weight to use for pulls? As I frequently watch people using weights far in excess of their PB Snatch/Clean with a technique that does not resemble ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Hitching in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | September 8 2016 | Comments

Heather Asks: My question is about how to get better at the power clean or snatch after developing the hang position. I do OK when I go from the hang but when I try to go from the ground I struggle and end up hitching through the middle. What auxiliary exercis... Continue reading
Ask Greg: How Do I Get Faster in the Olympic Lifts?
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | January 7 2016 | Comments (3)

Jessica Asks: I've been religiously watching your videos for about a month now and am amazed at the speed at which Aimee gets under the bar!! I’m still a novice at Olympic... Continue reading
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