Articles by Matt Foreman



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When It Might Be Time To NOT Trust Your Weightlifting Coach
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | September 19 2016 | Comments (1)

God, even the title of this article gives me the heebie-jeebies.  I'm a weightlifting coach, you see. That means I expect my athletes to trust me, all the way. When they t... Continue reading
Foot Movement in the Olympic Lifts: Middle-Top-Middle
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 29 2016 | Comments

You’re all trying to figure out the right way to move your bodies when you perform the Olympic lifts, which very often feels like you’re trying to chip through the pyra... Continue reading
Olympic Weightlifting and Self-Respect… A Very Tricky Relationship
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | August 1 2016 | Comments (4)

Throughout my years of weightlifting adventure, I’ve met two guys who falsely claimed to be Olympians. Both of them were coaches who were trying to promote themselves by sayi... Continue reading
Hips Forward & Up In The Snatch… You Can’t Be Great Without It
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | July 18 2016 | Comments (5)

Let’s see if we can improve your snatch technique, shall we?   Most of you are Olympic lifters who are in the beginner/intermediate stages (under 5 years of experience... Continue reading
Will The Drug Scandals Finally Get Weightlifting Kicked Out Of The Olympics?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 29 2016 | Comments (4)

Now that the entire sport of Olympic weightlifting is dogpaddling through the wake of the 2016 IWF Drug Suspension Festival, we’ve all got enough drama and hysteria to keep u... Continue reading
About These IWF Drug Suspensions…
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 20 2016 | Comments (16)

Unless you’ve had your head under a rock for the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard about the recent drug suspensions in Olympic weightlifting.   The urine samples taken from the athletes at the 2012 London Olympic Games were reanalyzed o... Continue reading
Three Reasons Why YOUR Bodyweight Is YOUR Problem
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | June 13 2016 | Comments (1)

Many novice and intermediate weightlifters have no idea how important their bodyweight is. They don’t think about it enough, don’t monitor it closely, and have no blood... Continue reading
What You Didn’t See When You Watched The 2016 Olympic Trials
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 23 2016 | Comments (5)

As most of you know, the women’s 2016 US Olympic Trials were held two weeks ago.   I was there, and I thought you might like to hear about it. Obviously many of you wa... Continue reading
Working Harder, Getting Worse, and Cussing In Front Of Everybody
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 9 2016 | Comments (3)

How in the bloody hell can you get worse at something when you’re working harder to get better at it?   Seriously!! All your life, you’re been taught about hard ... Continue reading
A Response to Mike Gray’s Ridiculous Crap About Competing in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 2 2016 | Comments (5)

There have been two or three times when I’ve intentionally written articles with outlandish titles just to see how many internet morons will post half-cocked raging comments ... Continue reading
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