Articles by Greg Everett



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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
Conditioning Circuit Design
Greg Everett | General Training | January 11 2012 | Comments (3)

Nathan Says: Hi Greg and Aimee, Before I ask a question, I'd just like to say thank you for all the knowledge you have provided in your book. It is simply the best book on the market and will be for a long time to come. It has made me a better athlete, but mor... 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
Flexibility for the Overhead Squat
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | December 12 2011 | Comments (7)

Bob Asks: Sorry if this is covered elsewhere, but I could not find it in Greg’s book (which I own) or on the website. I am 44 and just starting O-lifting lessons here in Singapore. Working the normal progressions w/ a shower curtain rod. Am nearly 6&... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Olympic Weightlifting & Conditioning
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | November 29 2011 | Comments (11)

Ryan Asks: I have a question on your workouts. I like your programming for the Olympic lifting and find that extremely valuable and necessary. Do you recommend high intensity... Continue reading
A Few Words with Henry Rollins
Greg Everett | Editorial | November 14 2011 | Comments (7)

I've been a big fan of Henry Rollins for many years, from Black Flag to Rollins Band to his books and spoken word shows/CDs/DVDs. He was a very early inspiration to me as a model of self-reliance, motivation and work ethic—a guy who just wanted to put hi... Continue reading
Catalyst Athletics: Our Warm-up is a Warm-up
Greg Everett | Mobility & Training Preparation | November 8 2011 | Comments (20)

Somewhere along the line, warming up became remarkably complicated. And for some, the line between warming up and training has faded to the point that I find myself compelled to say things like the title of this post. Whenever you start getting confused abo... Continue reading
The Push-Up: Why is This So Hard?
Greg Everett | General Training | November 7 2011 | Comments (30)

One of the things in my life that continually mystifies me is how something as simple and pure as the push-up has become so confusing and impossible for so many people. This is like the exercise equivalent of every adult in the world suddenly forgetting how to... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Trouble with the Hook Grip
Greg Everett | Ask Greg Everett | October 30 2011 | Comments (6)

Andy Asks: I have just purchased and am reading through your book now. Its is a great teaching tool. Thanks for it! I was curious about the hook grip you teach. I think i understand the technique, however it not really working out. The strength of the grip for... Continue reading
Heaving Snatch Balance: I'm Sorry for Doubting You
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 27 2011 | Comments (8)

Until maybe a year ago, I typically wrote off the heaving snatch balance as more of a piece in a teaching progression than a useful exercise. But in the last year, I've started usi... Continue reading
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