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I’m typically requested about Olympic weightlifting. Particularly, I’m requested about lifts just like the clear and jerk, snatch, and energy clear, and methods to incorporate them right into a extra common power coaching and even bodybuilding program. Do you have to even embrace Olympic-style lifts? What are the advantages of Olympic weightlifting? Can it improve your energy, velocity, explosiveness, and athleticism? Is it harmful? All that and extra on this podcast.

I wished to get an Olympic weightlifting professional on the podcast to assist reply these questions. So, I tagged in Greg Everett, proprietor of Catalyst Athletics, which is a USA Weightlifting Nationwide Champion crew and an enormous academic useful resource for Olympic weightlifting content material.

Not solely is Greg an completed Olympic weighlifter himself, however he’s a coach on the world championship degree. He’s additionally an writer of a dozen books, together with Olympic Weightlifting, the world’s best-selling e-book on the topic. So I used to be completely happy to have him be part of me for an interview.

On this podcast you’ll study . . .

  • What Olympic lifting is and the way it differs from power coaching, bodybuilding, and powerlifting
  • Cause to do Olympic weightlifting (and who shouldn’t do it)
  • Find out how to be taught the Olympic lifts and methods to get began with it
  • How Olympic lifting impacts explosiveness and athleticism
  • Olympic lifting’s security and hazard in comparison with fundamental compounds (and what to do to keep away from accidents)
  • Programming issues (and methods to progress)
  • Physique fats proportion candy spots for efficiency
  • And extra . . .

So should you’ve ever questioned about Olympic weightlifting, what you is perhaps lacking by not doing any Olympic lifts, and methods to get began with Olympic-style weightlifting, hearken to this episode. I believe you’re going to get pleasure from it! 


0:00 – Legion VIP One-on-One Teaching: https://www.muscleforlife.present/vip

5:03 – What’s Olympic weightlifting?

7:23 – What are your ideas on Olympic weightlifting and athleticism? 

9:34 – How can folks profit from Olympic coaching?

13:43 – How can we begin Olympic coaching?

16:51 – What are some security ideas for Olympic weightlifting? 

19:51 – What’s one of the simplest ways to be taught Olympic coaching? 

24:24 – What are some Olympic coaching exercises?

27:49 – What’s the relationship between depth and quantity?

33:38 – Do ladies and men get better in another way?

35:41 – How can we work these workouts into our routine?

51:47 – What physique composition is finest for Olympic coaching?

53:57 – The place can we discover you and your work?

Talked about on the Present:

Legion VIP One-on-One Teaching: https://www.muscleforlife.present/vip

Catalyst Athletics: catalystathletics.com

Greg’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/catalystathletics/

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