Articles by Matt Foreman
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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
Interview: Mary Peck


Folks, I’ve been saying it for years and years. If you want to recruit great female talent into Olympic weightlifting, look for ex-gymnasts. (Ac... Continue reading
How Weightlifters Develop the Same Personalities as their Coaches


Let’s talk a little bit about the personality dynamics we see in our glorious life of Olympic weightlifting, shall we? As I write this article, ... Continue reading
Interview: Edward Baker


When I started Olympic weightlifting back in the late 1980s, I found out almost immediately about a place called Coffee’s Gym in Georgia. Coffee... Continue reading
Long-Term Weightlifting Development…and Money


When you’re involved in Olympic weightlifting in this country, there are a lot of harsh truths you have to face. One of them is the fact that th... Continue reading
Interview: Phil Sabatini


One of the things I learned very early in my weightlifting career is that you have to be extremely selfish if you want to be a successful athlete. You... Continue reading
Trying to Train Clean on a Program Designed for Drug Users


I need to start this article with a massive news flash that you might not be ready for. It’s a piece of information that could take you totally ... Continue reading
Interview: Wil Fleming


I remember hearing about an up-and-coming young lifter named Wil Fleming back in the 90s. His coaches were friends of mine from the old days and they ... Continue reading
Six Fundamental Weightlifting Program Rules


So…programming. I’ve written about it several times, along with Greg, every other coach in the sport, every other athlete in the sport, e... Continue reading
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