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Fix the Hips Shooting Up in the Snatch & Clean
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 24 2019 | Comments

We want to maintain a fairly constant back angle through the first pull, although we’ll nearly always see a slight change. It’s important to understand what actually co... Continue reading
Self-Reliance vs. Team Mentality in Weightlifting
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 3 2019 | Comments

This article is mainly going to be about getting you to look inside yourself. So I want to start by asking you a question.   Could you go it alone in this sport, if you had ... Continue reading
A Practical & Effective Daily Journal Routine
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 20 2019 | Comments (2)

The morning for me has always been a special time that offers a sense of inspiration, renewal and optimism. Even if I’m exhausted, it’s always my most productive time o... Continue reading
A Horrible Bottom Position Doesn’t Make You a Lost Weightlifting Cause
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 11 2019 | Comments (1)

The explosion of masters weightlifting in recent years has brought thousands of new competitors to the sport. And many of them are crusty old people with bodies that won’t to... Continue reading
The Olympic Lifts: Complex but Not Complicated?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | February 25 2019 | Comments (1)

In my quest to find new topics for articles, this was the suggestion I found most interesting. Evidently the idea that the Olympic lifts are “complex but not complicated&rdqu... Continue reading
Why Performance is More Important Than Victory
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | February 4 2019 | Comments

The obsession with winning… In America, it’s part of our sports DNA. If you’ve been an athlete in this country at any point in your life, you’ve heard thos... Continue reading
You Don’t Have to do Everything Right… Just Most of It
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | January 16 2019 | Comments (3)

If you follow me, there’s a decent chance you’re someone who enjoys technical detail and is bordering on obsessive about skill development in weightlifting. I’d s... Continue reading
Control the Controllable & Handle the Rest
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 31 2018 | Comments (2)

Weightlifting’s a tough sport. Not just physically, but also mentally demanding and exhausting—especially early on when you’re not only trying to get stronger and more mobile, but also trying to master some difficult motor skills. I probably ... Continue reading
How to Fix Your Butt Wink… So We Can All Stop Saying Butt Wink
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | December 3 2018 | Comments

The butt wink… I’m honestly not sure which is more worrisome to me—the actual phenomenon or the commonly accepted term for it. In either case, I’m going to... Continue reading
My 3 Biggest Mistakes in Weightlifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | November 12 2018 | Comments (4)

In scratching my head about what on earth I possibly have left to write about, it occurred to me after a mind-boggling exchange on Instagram that it would make sense for me to discuss a few things I’ve learned the hard way—in other words, what not ... Continue reading
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