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Catalyst Athletics is a
USA Weightlifting National Champion team
and is the world's leading source of educational material for Olympic weightlifting.
We publish online content from
Olympic weightlifting training programs
and the largest online
weightlifting exercise library
in print and digital format;
in DVD, downloadable and streaming format; a
; and produced the first feature-length
documentary film on the sport of weightlifting
in the US. Additionally, we provide
both in the US and internationally.
Catalyst Athletics was founded in 2006 by Greg Everett and merged with
The Performance Menu journal
, whose first issue was released in February 2005. Everett is the owner of Catalyst Athletics, coach of the
USA Weightlifting National Champion team Catalyst Athletics
, author of the books
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches
Olympic Weightlifting for Sports
, director/writer/producer/editor/everything of the documentary
, co-host of the
Weightlifting Life Podcast
, and publisher of
The Performance Menu
journal. He is an Olympic Trials coach, coach of over 30 senior national level or higher lifters, including national medalists, national champions and national record holder; as an athlete, he is a fifth-place finisher at the USAW National Championships, masters national champion, masters American Open champion, and masters American record holder in the clean & jerk. Follow him on
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relocated in 2016
from Sunnyvale, California to central Oregon, closing our commercial gym business and transitioning into a private training facility exclusively for our weightlifting team.
and methodology are used by athletes, coaches and gyms around the world.
To produce and make as widely accessible as possible educational material in practical formats for weightlifters and coaches to help them develop maximally.
To help the growth of the sport of weightlifting and improve the quality of lifting and coaching in the US.
To rely on the quality of our content and services rather than marketing to succeed.
To coach and develop weightlifters to the highest levels of national and international competition as part of a true team—not pay for mercenaries to represent a brand as a marketing tactic.
To preserve a way of life and a mindset unique to the roots of the sport and in particular to the American history of the sport.
To win individual and team medals in national and international competition.
To break records.
To win team championships.
Free Resources on This Site
300 Exercise Demos
4629 Weightlifting Photos
The Sunnyvale gym that was
closed in 2016
The current Oregon gym
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