Weightlifting Program Design
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Modifying Weightlifting Training Programs
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | May 31 2011 | Comments (8)

One of the most common type of emails I get involve questions regarding how to modify the Catalyst daily workouts or other programs to be fewer days/week. This can be for a number of reasons, most commonly because people are able to train only a certain number... Continue reading
Strength Lifts and Classic Lifts for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | May 7 2011 | Comments (18)

This discussion will not die, so I will poke at it a bit more. US weightlifters need to get stronger. This is the refrain repeated endlessly from many outside the weightlifting com... Continue reading
Weightlifting Technique Drills & Training Lifts
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | April 29 2011 | Comments (2)

There seems to be a bit of discussion on technique training and strength training for weightlifters, and it's made me think of a couple points I want to clarify. First, how do ... Continue reading
Everett Volume Squat Cycle
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | March 18 2011 | Comments (18)

One of the requests that came in numerous times during our reader survey was to see actual training programs for individuals. I have posted sample weeks a couple times before, and I believe one entire program, but never in complete detail. I'm reluctant... Continue reading
Predicting Snatch and Clean & Jerk 1RMs
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | February 18 2011 | Comments (8)

Iain Asks: What do you use as a predictor for a 1rm in the snatch and clean & jerk in training/ competition? (I know that there can be many many variables to consider) This is an interesting question because there are no straightforward answers and a go... Continue reading
Grip Strength and Training for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | November 26 2010 | Comments (3)

Grip for the snatch and clean is a topic very important to me personally as someone with relatively small hands. For most lifters my size, grip is not an issue because they tend to have fairly large hands and easily get better coverage on the bar. Even my love... Continue reading
The Role of Strength in Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | August 1 2010 | Comments (8)

While the premise of this article may at first strike readers as odd, considering that weightlifting, despite considerable elements of skill and speed, is very clearly a strength sport, there exist quite a few perspectives regarding the role of strength in the... Continue reading
Back Training for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | February 27 2010 | Comments (3)

Because the classic lifts and common supplemental exercises such as squats and pulls naturally provide a considerable workload for the muscles of the lower and middle back, generally this area will require somewhat less specific training than the anterior and ... Continue reading
Controlling the Tornado: Planning Your Weightlifting Training
Matt Foreman | Weightlifting Program Design | October 28 2009 | Comments (7)

This article will be focused on planning out your training program. And you’re out of your mind if you think I’m going to start with a slogan that you’ve already ... Continue reading
Integrating the Olympic Lifts with CrossFit
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Program Design | March 3 2009 | Comments (9)

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how to integrate Olympic weightlifting with CrossFit training. The lift’s appearance in typical CrossFit programming is often inadequate or unsatisfactory for many athletes. In addition, I’ll ... Continue reading
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