Ask Greg: What Causes Pressouts (and How to Fix Them)?
Elbow Woes Asks: My question is essentially: what causes pressouts? Anatomically, I have pretty good elbows for locking out. When the weight is about 90% I have noticed I sometimes... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Programming The Last Weeks Before a Meet
Sam Asks: When programming leading up to a meet, what should your program look like 2 weeks out and 1 week out?
Greg Says: This can vary quite a bit depending on a ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Hips Shooting Back in Squats & Cleans
Christopher Asks: What to do if my butt/hip shoots back in back squat, front squat and clean?
There are a couple possibilities here: your hips are really shooting up, i.e.... Continue reading
Ask Greg: How Do Lifters Stay Lean?
Carolina Asks: How do weightlifters stay lean while lifting? Do they incorporate cardio if so what type and when?
Greg Says: The first thing to address is that it's a misconception by people coming into weightlifting from other sports (especially ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Role of Advanced Lifters in Determining Technique
Jonathan Asks: What are your thoughts on how much technique should be emphasized and reinforced to athletes ranging from intermediate to advanced level lifters? Should advanced lev... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Awkward Foot Position when Receiving Snatch & Clean
Rene Asks: How do I fix awkward awkward foot position when catching a snatch or a clean? The inner side of my foot is always first in the ground and my foot is also turned out too ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Overhead Strength & Stability
Candy Asks: I had a question for you regarding a program for myself. It gets a bit overwhelming so I thought I could ask you and you can see where I can start. I want to improve my... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Improving Clean: Power Clean and Snatch: Overhead Squat Ratios
Erika Asks: Hi Coach, I’ve just started Olympic Lifting a couple months ago and I'm having issues with my catch position in the clean. I can easily power clean 115#s but ... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Learning to Actively Pull Under the Bar
Devin Asks: I tried searching and didn't find what I needed (maybe I didn't type in the right search term... if this has already been covered, I apologize). I recently read... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Getting Over Fear in the Snatch
Emma Asks: Hi Greg, I am a massive fan of weightlifting, I LOVE to lift. I was wondering if you have any tips on over coming the fear of catching the snatch overhead when it gets heavier, I've been stuck on the same weight for months. I know I need to man ... Continue reading