Weightlifting Program Design
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On The Minute Training for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | March 26 2018 | Comments (2)

If you’ve used any of my training programs on this website, there’s a good chance you’ve done on the minute lifts—I find it very effective and most lifters find it at least somewhat enjoyable. If you haven’t tried it before, let m... Continue reading
There Are Different Levels of Old: Masters Weightlifting Programming
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | March 15 2018 | Comments (4)

Weightlifting has seen a big increase in participation in the last few years, due primarily to the influence of CrossFit. Many of the new lifters coming to the sport are, as you mi... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Programming The Last Weeks Before a Meet
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | March 14 2018 | Comments (1)

Sam Asks: When programming leading up to a meet, what should your program look like 2 weeks out and 1 week out?     Greg Says: This can vary quite a bit depending on a ... Continue reading
My 5 Favorite Accessory Exercises for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | February 12 2018 | Comments (1)

There is somewhat of an accessory work renaissance these days in weightlifting. It was cool a while back, then it wasn’t, and now the pendulum seems to have swung back to coo... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Clean: Power Clean and Snatch: Overhead Squat Ratios
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | 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
Complexes Part 2: Snatch & Clean Pull Focus
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | December 25 2017 | Comments (2)

Now that I’ve laid out the basics behind the use of complexes for weightlifting, I want to get into more specifics. One of the important points with complexes is that they should have at least one specific purpose. We can use complexes in a very general ... Continue reading
Training Exercise vs. Novelty
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | November 30 2017 | Comments

The internet is a great tool for all of us, but it also complicates certain things. For example, when you see a video of your favorite weightlifter from Whereveristan doing some odd exercise, you're naturally going to assume a few things: They do this ... Continue reading
The High-Pull: Pros & Cons
Sergey Bondarenko | Weightlifting Program Design | November 27 2017 | Comments (1)

The exercise known to us as a snatch/clean high-pull and referred to as “Practicing active drop phase” in the Soviet school has long been incorporated into weightlifters’ routines. But like with any other exercise, to benefit from it, an athl... Continue reading
Weightlifting Programming: Consistency or Variation?
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | September 25 2017 | Comments (2)

Patterns and consistency appeal to me. I like being able to look at something and quickly see the internal logic. This goes for training programs—ordinarily, I want to be abl... Continue reading
Technique Correction without Coaching
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | July 31 2017 | Comments (4)

We all tend to get caught up in technique coaching for the snatch and clean & jerk—it’s the most obvious problem to address, and it’s arguably an easier part of the sport than something like programming. More specifically, I think more of... Continue reading
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