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Hot Streaks in Weightlifting, Volume One
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 28 2012 | Comments (2)

Let’s talk about “hot streaks.”   Plainly stated, a hot streak is a time period where you’re making major progress. Training is basically perfect, competitions are huge successes, and personal records are falling like Irishm... Continue reading
The Pusher Don't Care: Ibuprofen and Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 16 2012 | Comments (14)

What’s your opinion about ibuprofen?   I know it’s a subject that some of you probably aren’t hip to. Based on what I’ve seen on Catalyst Athlet... Continue reading
Six Truths of Olympic Weightlifting Technique
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 14 2012 | Comments (9)

When it comes to weightlifting technique, there are disagreements. Some are legitimate, some are questionable, and a few are downright silly. But when you sift through it all, ther... Continue reading
What a Lovely Bottom: The Snatch & Clean Receiving Positions
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 2 2012 | Comments (15)

Okay, a little personal information is necessary to write this post. I have to talk about myself so I can transition into talking about you. For those of you who don&rsqu... Continue reading
Dilemmas of Competition and Retirement
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 29 2012 | Comments (3)

I love it when I read things that get me thinking, because that’s when I get ideas for stuff to write.   One of the recent posts on this blog was from my friend Aimee Anaya Everett Fergie Madonna Spears, and one of the big questions in it was whet... Continue reading
Motivation
Aimee Anaya Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 24 2012 | Comments (35)

What do you do when the thing you thought you loved is actually making you miserable? You find the reason. You have a good way of lying to yourself… I think that is where the old saying came from: your heart wants one thing but your mind wants another... Continue reading
Coach, I Totally Get It Now! Coaching Cues in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | January 20 2012 | Comments (4)

Here’s a weird little phenomenon to think about, because it’s something that works as a blessing for an athlete and an irritation for a coach.    In your ti... Continue reading
The Point: Technique for Olympic Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 17 2012 | Comments (7)

I spend a lot of time on this website and elsewhere discussing weightlifting technique, often in intolerably boring detail. Why technical proficiency is necessary and important is ... Continue reading
The Simplest Olympic Weightlifting Program in the World
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 5 2012 | Comments (104)

I've written down this same program so many times for so many people, I thought it would make sense to put it down here for other people to use. I'm sure things that look a lot lik... Continue reading
Assistance Exercises With Cool Freaky Names
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 8 2011 | Comments (3)

I was inspired by Greg’s recent blog post about the heaving snatch balance. What an idea…doing a quick write-up on a specific exercise instead of training philosophy, etc. Also, I always thought the name “heaving snatch balance&rdq... Continue reading
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