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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 (1)

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 (2)

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
Ask Greg: Can't Receive the Snatch Low with Heavier Weights
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 24 2015 | Comments (9)

Steven Asks: I'm teaching myself the snatch, with your videos and book, and have a technique question. With a stick or empty bar I receive the bar in a decent squat, but as I pu... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Weightlifting Training Frequency & Volume
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 17 2015 | Comments (5)

Mike Asks: Please consider a Newsletter or other forum for discussing the rationale and recovery implications for training multiple days in a row. I know those in the Oly community... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Moving Faster Under the Bar
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | December 10 2015 | Comments

Becky Asks: I've been Crossfitting for about 2 years, but in the last 5 months I've been trying to improve my Olympic lifts. What are some good exercises to help me get under the bar faster? I have flexibility issues, so my squat isn't perfect, whi... Continue reading
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