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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
About These IWF Drug Suspensions…
Matt Foreman | Editorial | June 20 2016 | Comments (16)

Unless you’ve had your head under a rock for the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard about the recent drug suspensions in Olympic weightlifting.   The urine samples taken from the athletes at the 2012 London Olympic Games were reanalyzed o... Continue reading
2016 National Championships & Olympic Trials Recap
Greg Everett | Editorial | May 10 2016 | Comments (4)

The 2016 National Championships & Olympic Trials is finally over, and although there were some serious low points for us, overall it turned out to be by far the best national c... Continue reading
Working Harder, Getting Worse, and Cussing In Front Of Everybody
Matt Foreman | Editorial | May 9 2016 | Comments (3)

How in the bloody hell can you get worse at something when you’re working harder to get better at it?   Seriously!! All your life, you’re been taught about hard ... Continue reading
American Weightlifting: Forgetting the Big Picture
Greg Everett | Editorial | April 25 2016 | Comments (6)

I think one of the biggest mistakes made in US weightlifting (well... on the Internet by Americans) is an excessive focus on the misguided idea that there are amazing secrets of li... Continue reading
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