Reps with Greg Everett, Olympic Weightlifting Coach

What is Olympeutic Program?

Olympic weightlifting is a type of sport which involves lifting weights using the body’s own strength and power rather than relying on external assistance such as barbells or dumbells. Olympic weightlifters use their own bodies to lift heavy objects up from the floor and then throw them at other people standing behind them. They are able to do so because they have developed strong muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and joints.

The basic idea of the Olympic lifts is to get your body into a position where it will not only produce maximum force but also maintain that force throughout the movement. You must learn how to control your center of gravity, balance yourself while moving through various ranges of motion, and most importantly, learn how to generate maximal strength without compromising safety. These skills are learned over time during training sessions and practice sessions.

How does Olympic Weightlifting Work?

There are two types of movements in the Olympic lifts: 1) full range of motion (ROM), 2) partial range of motion (PRM). A full ROM means that all the muscles and connective tissues between your legs, hips, shoulders and head are used during the lift. An example would be a deadlift. A PRM lift would involve some degree of hip flexion and extension but no significant muscle involvement.

For the first six months of training, it is important that you learn to master the following basic moves: 1) floor press 2) back squat 3) push press 4) stiff legged deadlift 5) front squat. These moves will help you develop strength and flexibility in all the major muscles involved in the olympic lifts. After mastering these lifts, you can start learning how to do the actual olympic lifts.

The basic olympic lifts are: 1) power snatch 2) power clean 3) high pull. Once you are able to do these moves with relative ease, you can start performing the sequence movements: 1) power snatch to high pull 2) power clean to high pull 3) power snatch to high pull. The last step is to learn how to put all these steps together into one continuous movement. This is called the olympic lift complex (OLC).

Olympic weightlifting is a complex sport and it should be treated with the respect that it deserves. If you learn to do it with correct technique, you can enjoy the benefits of increased fitness and strength for many years to come.

Olympic weightlifting is a sport that involves lifting weights using the body’s own strength and power rather than relying on external assistance such as barbells or weight machines. There are two types of lifts: the snatch and the clean and jerk. These two types of lifts are so different from one another that they are considered separate events in the Olympics.

Olympic weightlifters use their own bodies to lift heavy objects up from the floor and then throw them at other people. Each of these objects weighs about the same as a refrigerator, but they can be thrown only about 3 feet. Occasionally, some exercises involve throwing large chunks of metal, but this is frowned upon by weightlifting officials and spectators.

The first step to becoming an Olympic weightlifter is to pick a country to represent. There are three countries in the world that produce edible food: Italy, France, and Germany. Most people want to represent the United States of America, but this is difficult because the US does not have an official weightlifting team.

The only way to become part of the US weightlifting team is to convince the US Olympic Committee that you are not a communist. If you succeed, you can wear red, white, and blue at the Olympics. Members of the British Olympic team are not allowed to eat any food while they are waiting for their events to begin, but they get to wear a fancy uniform with a big “Great Britain” across the front.

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The second step to becoming an Olympic weightlifter is to find a coach that can train you. Most people know someone who has experience in weightlifting, but if all your friends are more into baseball or playing Donkey Kong Jr. on the original Nintendo system, you may have to advertise for a coach in the newspaper.

You will probably need to pay your coach something between $50 and $100 per hour. The good thing about having a coach is that he or she can give you helpful advice when you are sick. For example, if you call in sick to your job because you have a sore throat and a fever, your coach can tell you whether you should attempt to lift weights anyway or rest until you feel better. The other good thing is that your coach will be able to write a letter to the US Olympic Committee telling them how wonderful you are.

The third step to becoming an Olympic weightlifter is to buy lots of heavy objects to lift. You will need lots of iron bars, steel plates, and potentially railroad tracks to train with. Before you begin training with these objects, you must first have a proper warm-up.

Most people begin their warm-up with jumping jacks and throwing punches in the air. After this, they lie on the floor and lift progressively heavier Karate masters from chest height to over their heads for 10 or 20 repetitions. Then, they take a break.

After the break, most people begin training for real. They will do anywhere from 3 to 12 different lifts depending on how ambitious they are. For example, some common weightlifting workouts are:

A) Barbell curls: 35 repetitions, 3 sets

B) Front squats: 15 repetitions, 3 sets

C) Bench presses: 15 repetitions, 3 sets

D) Backwards sled drags: 1 mile, 1 set

E) Deadlifts: 10 repetitions, 2 sets

F) Farmer walks: ½ mile, 2 sets

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G) Tractor pulls: 10 repetitions, 2 sets.

Finally, the last step to becoming an Olympic weightlifter is to stay healthy. When you are sick, you need to make sure that your coach knows about it so he can help recommend whether you should train or take the day off. You will probably feel like lifting weights when you are sick, but this is a bad idea because then you will just hurt yourself and not be able to lift at all.

Also, you should wash your training clothes after every training session because you don’t want to start training with a bunch of staph or MRSA which is a type of staph that is resistant to certain antibiotics.

If you take these 7 steps to heart, you will succeed.

Did you know?

A) Most people begin their warm-up by jogging in place for 1 minute, then they do jumping jacks for 1 minute, and finally they throw 10 punches in the air followed by 10 squats.

B) The average weightlifter eats 8 meals of meat and vegetables a day when they are in training.

C) The heaviest object ever lifted is a 62,000 pound truck. It was lifted by a team of 6 Land Rover vehicles.

D) The average weightlifter sleeps 9 hours a night when they are not in training.

E) The largest land animal ever lifted is a Blue Whale. It weighed 200 tons and was lifted onto a ship with the help of 54 cranes. The ship it was lifted onto, however, sunk 3 years later because it was not meant to support such a large load.

Sources & references used in this article:

Skill and masculinity in Olympic weightlifting: Training cues and cultivated craziness in Georgia by P Sherouse – American Ethnologist, 2016 – Wiley Online Library

Fruits and Vegetables with Digestive Disorders–Episode 134 by G Everett –