Articles by Greg Everett



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Before You Squat: Physical and Mental Preparation
Greg Everett | General Training | July 30 2010 | Comments (7)

It struck me the other day while being miserable squatting that for all the talk and writing about how to squat, where to put the bar, how to program squats, there's a lack of ta... Continue reading
Back Training for Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 27 2010 | Comments (3)

Because the classic lifts and common supplemental exercises such as squats and pulls naturally provide a considerable workload for the muscles of the lower and middle back, generally this area will require somewhat less specific training than the anterior and ... Continue reading
2009: A Year in Review
Greg Everett | Editorial | December 28 2009 | Comments (6)

My usual practice of blasting out last-minute articles as I suddenly realize the new issue of the PM is due out shortly has been failing me this month. Despite having a number of articles started and notes for a few more, I’ve been wholly unable to make ... Continue reading
Teaching the Olympic Lifts in the CrossFit Group Setting: Part 2
Greg Everett | General Training | September 29 2009 | Comments (12)

Before we continue on this particular adventure, I want to provide some clarification on a few items from the first part of the article. It has been pointed out to me that some of ... Continue reading
Teaching the Olympic Lifts in the CrossFit Group Setting: Part 1
Greg Everett | General Training | August 30 2009 | Comments (8)

Sometimes your clients are confused. It’s true. Some want to squat to big padded balls instead of just learning where their asses are and squatting like grown-ups all the way... Continue reading
Plandomization: CrossFit, Periodization and Planning
Greg Everett | General Training | April 29 2009 | Comments (26)

Periodization has become a bad word in CrossFit Land. My optimistic view on this phenomenon is that it’s due simply to widespread misunderstanding of what exactly periodizati... Continue reading
Jerk Block Building Tutorial
Greg Everett | Equipment | March 31 2009 | Comments (39)

Jerk blocks are a somewhat mythical piece of equipment—their numbers are extremely small and there appears to be a constant search for plans to build them. After two years of Aimee busting my chops to build her some, with the new gym and the correspondin... Continue reading
Integrating the Olympic Lifts with CrossFit
Greg Everett | General Training | March 3 2009 | Comments (9)

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how to integrate Olympic weightlifting with CrossFit training. The lift’s appearance in typical CrossFit programming is often inadequate or unsatisfactory for many athletes. In addition, I’ll ... Continue reading
The Olympic Lift Starting Position: Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 28 2009 | Comments (20)

Before we continue, let’s first establish what exactly we’re talking about. Most importantly, we need to understand this: The purpose of the starting position (and f... Continue reading
Quick & Dirty Plate Rack
Greg Everett | Equipment | January 28 2009 | Comments (17)

Plate racks are a rip-off. There, I said it. They require minimal, relatively low-quality steel, and aren't exactly remarkable feats of engineering. Instead of spend money on expensive plate racks (most of which aren't that great anyway) that could be put to b... Continue reading
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