Articles in Olympic Weightlifting
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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
Over-coaching Ruins Your Athletes and Your Reputation


On the surface, coaching seems easy. You yell a cue. You make a grandiose speech before the big competition. You somehow turn a rag-tag team of misfit... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 147


Upcoming National Meets April 6-9 University Nationals and Under 25 Championships (Gainesville, Florida) May 11-14 USAW Nationals (Chicago, Illino... 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
Signs That Weightlifting is Just A Hobby


Brand new Volt Nike Romaleos. Volt Nike socks. Purple and Volt Nike tights to match.   Fresh straps for snatches and pulls and black ACE bandag... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 146


Upcoming National Meets March 16-19 American Open Series 1 (Reno, Nevada) April 6-9 University Nationals and Under 25 Championships (Gainesville, ... Continue reading
Do Sprints and Plyometrics Make You More Explosive in the Olympic Lifts?


When I was a kid playing high school football in a small town, I once asked my coach about what college players were like. We lived in East Jesus Nowh... Continue reading
Four Rookie Mistakes I Made When I Started Writing Weightlifting Programs


People often refer to the practice of coaching as an art, and in many ways, it is. While there are inarguably fundamentals that must be learned by the... Continue reading
Weightlifting News: Issue 145


Upcoming National Meets February 23-26 Junior National Championships (Kansas City, Missouri) March 16-19 American Open Series 1 (Reno, Nevada) Ap... Continue reading
Post-Meet Training: So Much Room For Activities!


I’m writing this article on my laptop, sitting on a plane flying to the 2016 American Open in Orlando, Florida. It’s a long flight from Ph... Continue reading
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