Articles by Matt Foreman
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The Snatch Also Rises


Ernest Hemingway is my favorite writer of all time. His personal life was almost as legendary as the books he wrote, filled with great victories and p... Continue reading
How Fast Eddie Got Fast: The Use of Light Weights to Develop Speed and Precision


If you’ve been reading Performance Menu for a while, you know that I love to include a lot of film and literature references in the articles I w... Continue reading
Let Your Freak Flag Fly


When I first got started in Olympic Weightlifting, a very thoughtful coach was nice enough to give me a couple of VHS video tapes with tons of weightl... Continue reading
So runs my dream, but what am I?


Not long ago, an old friend of mine posted some information on the internet about using barbell exercises to strengthen and rehabilitate an athlete wh... Continue reading
Get Your Hands Off My Burrito…and other team building strategies


I remember my first teaching job. I was twenty-five, graduated from college, and I got a job working at a private high school. The school only had two... Continue reading
Funky Lockout Blues: Fixing The Jerk


When I was in my early twenties, I drove a 1981 Chevy Malibu station wagon. I bought it from my parents when I finished high school and drove it until... Continue reading
Bo Knows Power Cleans: Cross-Training and Olympic Weightlifting


These days, you’re showing your age when you talk about the exploits of Bo Jackson. For those of you who don’t remember (in other words, t... Continue reading
Seven Days of Heaven: Planning Your Training, Part III


This will be the third and final installment in our three-part series on planning out your training. Two months ago, we examined the challenges of sel... Continue reading
All Growth Begins With Pain: Planning Your Training, Part II


Last month’s article took a broad look at competition planning. We examined some of the important issues a competitive weightlifter must address... Continue reading
Controlling the Tornado: Planning Your Training, Part One


This article will be focused on planning out your training program. And you’re out of your mind if you think I’m going to start with a slo... Continue reading
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