Articles by Matt Foreman
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People Who Should Quit Weightlifting


I have a funny Shaquille O’Neal story. Want to hear it? Okay, here it goes. I once had a buddy who played against Shaq when he was in college. M... Continue reading
Interview: Danielle Hudes


Whenever I ask a weightlifter what their current goals are and they answer with, “to improve the quality of each lift,” I become a fan. Th... Continue reading
Your Checklist for a Weightlifting Comeback (You’re Gonna Need It)


Let’s talk about comebacks, shall we? A comeback is any situation where you return to success after being knocked down to the bottom. Those knoc... Continue reading
Conditioning and Weightlifting: Some Thoughts on the Confusion


There’s a lot of talk about weightlifting, conditioning, CrossFit, and how they can all fit together if you want to do everything. The goal of t... Continue reading
Interview: Erin Wallace Andica


There’s a pretty crazy coincidence in this issue of Performance Menu. In addition to this interview, I have an article in here about making a co... Continue reading
Using Bodybuilding for Olympic Weightlifting…Seriously


Let me describe a standard path-towards-Olympic-weightlifting that happened frequently during the era I started in the sport. Back in the 1980s and 90... Continue reading
Interview: Phil Andrews


Administrators come and go in Olympic weightlifting. I’ve been in the sport since the late 1980s, and it would take some effort to remember all ... Continue reading
Dealing With Gym Situations That Make You Want To Quit


I know a lot of weightlifters. I’ve been in this sport forever, so I have a lot of conversations with lifters and coaches about how their traini... Continue reading
Interview: Cecily Basques


Cecily Basques is the 2016 University National Champion, where she broke the university national record in the C&J with 116 kg in the 63 kilos cla... Continue reading
Odd Movements, Physical Therapy, and Weightlifting Hypochondria


The last 30 years have brought about a lot of changes in Olympic weightlifting. That’s not a surprising statement, obviously. Almost anything wi... Continue reading
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