Tipping in Squat: Legs Not Hips
Greg Everett | Weightlifting Competition | May 29 2023 | Comments

The cause of tipping forward in squats is counterintuitive to most of us, which is why our solutions often fail completely.   It’s natural to think that because we’re leaning over at the hip, we need to strengthen the hips to lift the chest.... Continue reading
Muscle Snatch: The How is in the Why
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting Technique | May 9 2023 | Comments

I want to explain further why I’m so mean about the muscle snatch.   I teach the muscle snatch with a much stricter execution than you’ve seen a lot of your favorite elite lifters perform—with the elbows remaining elevated and back thr... Continue reading
Efficiency: Foot Movement in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting Technique | November 24 2022 | Comments

It’s time we had a serious talk about foot movement in the snatch and clean and the idea of efficiency.   It’s standard to hear people claim that lifting the fee... Continue reading
Weightlifting Straps: When & Why to Use Them
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting Training | November 12 2022 | Comments

The purpose of straps is to allow us to lift more than we could without them, both in terms of weight and volume. The trick is using them to our advantage and not to our detriment.   For a lot of lifters, using straps will immediately allow them to snat... Continue reading
Better Snatch Overhead Stability
Greg Everett | General Training | September 23 2022 | Comments

As many of you have found out… and keep finding out… over and over again… being able to get a bar overhead in a snatch doesn’t mean much if you can’t keep it there. Following are my recommendations for improving overhead stabil... Continue reading
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