Olympic Weightlifting Articles

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How Do You Warm Up For A Weightlifting Exercise?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 13 2017 | Comments (1)

At this point, I can usually answer questions by pasting a link to an article or video of mine. Every once in a while, I get surprised that I don’t have something to send bec... Continue reading
When You Get Injured… And You Deserve It
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | November 6 2017 | Comments

I have to start this article with a personal story. We’ll talk about me, and then we’ll talk about you.   Earlier this year, I was preparing for a big powerlifting meet. I had a 16-week training cycle set up, and I was killing it. I was gett... Continue reading
Restorative Modalities for Weightlifters
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 30 2017 | Comments (5)

There are a number of active restorative modalities that need to be employed by lifters to maximize restoration and training capacity. Accessibility will vary among lifters, but efforts will need to be made to do as much as is possible financially and with the... Continue reading
The Boring Part of Weightlifting: Recovery & Restoration
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 23 2017 | Comments (3)

Training cannot be effective in the absence of adequate restoration to provide the body time, resources and assistance to adapt to the imposed training stress. The foundation of tr... Continue reading
I Wish I Had Bones: Quit Relaxing at the Top of Your Pull!
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 16 2017 | Comments (2)

Tension and timing are critical elements of successful snatching and clean & jerking. A primary part of the motor skills an athlete has to learn and develop as a weightlifter i... Continue reading
The Clean: Don’t Just Fall Down, Turn It Over
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 9 2017 | Comments

A refrain of mine I’m sure plenty of people are sick of hearing by this point is that in the Olympic lifts, there is never a moment in which you’re just letting things ... Continue reading
5 Ways to Get Better at Weightlifting without Training
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | October 2 2017 | Comments (4)

Obviously there is no shortage of ways to improve at the snatch and clean & jerk in the gym, and that’s the primary method for the majority of a weightlifter’s care... Continue reading
Weightlifting Programming: Consistency or Variation?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 25 2017 | Comments (1)

Patterns and consistency appeal to me. I like being able to look at something and quickly see the internal logic. This goes for training programs—ordinarily, I want to be abl... Continue reading
Individual Variation in Weightlifting: Effects & Solutions
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 18 2017 | Comments

We all love simple, formulaic answers to our questions. It makes life easy to be told exactly how to do something with no equivocation. In weightlifting, we all want to know right ... Continue reading
Garage Mind: The Spirit of American Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | September 4 2017 | Comments (3)

Periodically, I receive messages from people asking me what garage mind means. They all have a vague notion of the concept, but can’t quite express it. I found that it’... Continue reading
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