Weightlifting Competition
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Tapering for Olympic Weightlifting Competition
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | January 15 2020 | Comments

All the fancy, productive training in the world doesn’t mean much if you can’t put it all together in competition and demonstrate the ability you’ve developed whe... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Dealing with Chaotic Warm-up Rooms in Competition
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | December 19 2019 | Comments

Patricia Asks: I recently competed in a meet where everything was super hectic. The warm-up room only had 4 platforms (there were 26 lifters in my session), there were children run... Continue reading
Weightlifting Weight Classes: Tweeners Should Go Up (Mostly)
Matt Foreman | Weightlifting Competition | July 30 2019 | Comments

Over the years, lots of weightlifters have asked me for advice about which weight class they should compete in. They tell me their bodyweight status, the class they’re curren... Continue reading
How To Compete in Weightlifting Meets With 1,000 Lifters
Matt Foreman | Weightlifting Competition | August 30 2018 | Comments

Weightlifting meets look like Woodstock now. The Masters World Championship is getting 900+ entries. The American Open Series 3 meet in Las Vegas has 1,600+ entries. Small local me... Continue reading
How Much Should/Can You Compete in Weightlifting?
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | June 18 2018 | Comments

You can break competitive weightlifters into two big categories: Those who love to compete, and those who don’t. I realize it sounds odd to talk about competitive weightlifte... Continue reading
Important Lessons for National Competition
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | May 22 2017 | Comments (4)

The 2017 National Championships just wrapped up in Chicago last weekend, and since I skipped writing an article for the week because of it, I figured I’d better write an article about it as penance. The following are some lessons I think are important fo... Continue reading
Quit Talking About Your Opener Like It’s The Only Lift You’re Planning To Make
Matt Foreman | Weightlifting Competition | March 27 2017 | Comments (3)

I went to the American Open Series One meet in Reno last week to coach my team of lifters, and let me tell you something… I heard a lot of comments in the warmup room that t... Continue reading
Sticking to the Plan & Calling Audibles in Weightlifting Competition
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | November 28 2016 | Comments

I like plans, structure, routine and patterns. I’m a bit like Rainman—if I don’t get home in time to watch Wapner, I’m going to lose my shit.   Howev... Continue reading
How Do You Choose Openers & Attempts for Weightlifting Competition?
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | October 3 2016 | Comments (1)

We posted an article last week about how to handle the final week leading into a weightlifting competition, and it generated some questions about how to choose openers and attempts... Continue reading
Meet Week Training: Your Golden Opportunity to Piss Away Months of Hard Work
Matt Foreman | Weightlifting Competition | September 26 2016 | Comments (6)

Many of you are competitive weightlifters, right? Or maybe you’re getting ready to start competing sometime soon. Or maybe you’re a coach who prepares athletes for comp... Continue reading
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