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Weightlifting Coaches Stealing Athletes From Other Coaches
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 14 2018 | Comments

I suppose we all have our own opinions about what we consider the lowest forms of human behavior. Think about what your answer would be if somebody were to ask you, “What&rsq... Continue reading
The New Olympic Weightlifting: A Money Game
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 2 2018 | Comments

We all know Olympic weightlifting has exploded in recent years. It’s bigger and more popular now than ever before. Most of you have been a part of that explosion, which means you weren’t around in the old days.   And you probably don’t... Continue reading
Lessons from a Legend’s Life: Mario Martinez
Matt Foreman | Editorial | January 16 2018 | Comments (3)

Today is January 15, 2018, and I’m writing this because I found out this morning that Mario Martinez died yesterday at the age of 60.   Many of you are newer-generatio... Continue reading
Ask Greg: Hang Snatch Better Than from Floor
Greg Everett | Editorial | November 22 2017 | Comments

Andrew Asks: Hi Greg, my snatch from hang position either mid thigh or knee is doing pretty good, but when I do it from the floor, I can’t get it right, I keep thinking about shoulder over the bar, shins vertical, weight on heels. When I'm doing from... Continue reading
Calling Yourself a National-Level Weightlifter When You’re Not
Matt Foreman | Editorial | September 11 2017 | Comments (4)

I’m getting a lot of good writing material from the scorched-earth arguments I read on Facebook these days.   One of them that seems to keep popping up is on the subje... Continue reading
The Recent IOC Drug Ultimatum for Weightlifting: A Warning Shot
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 22 2017 | Comments (3)

When somebody in the military or police fires a warning shot at you, it means you’re doing something wrong, and they’re giving you one last chance to stop doing it befo... Continue reading
The Need to Be Patient and Explain Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Editorial | January 5 2017 | Comments

Do you get irritated when people ask you about weightlifting? You’ve all probably had it happen a million times, just like me. People find out you’re a weightlifter, an... Continue reading
Being in Relationships with Weightlifters vs. Non-Weightlifters
Matt Foreman | Editorial | November 17 2016 | Comments (1)

A lot of people are attracted to weightlifters. We’re pretty hot, so we’re often in demand for relationships.   Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long to figu... Continue reading
Earning Your Spot & Why I Love Garage Gyms
Mike Gray | Editorial | November 10 2016 | Comments (2)

As I’ve talked about in past articles, when I was in High School, I wasn’t a particularly big guy. When I decided that lifting weights was something I wanted to do, I spent the first nine months in my bedroom lifting odd objects because my parents ... Continue reading
Will The Drug Scandals Finally Get Weightlifting Kicked Out Of The Olympics?
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 29 2016 | Comments (4)

Now that the entire sport of Olympic weightlifting is dogpaddling through the wake of the 2016 IWF Drug Suspension Festival, we’ve all got enough drama and hysteria to keep u... Continue reading
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