04 Feb Matt Foreman – Bones of Iron (Part I)
(#105) Matt Foreman, author of Bones of Iron and Olympic Weightlifting for Masters, is this week’s podcast guest.
Matt has been a competitive weightlifter for 20 years and actively competes in various strength meets and competitions each year.
Matt is a football and track and field coach in Phoenix, Arizona. His writing is featured on Catalyst Athletics.
I’m honored and excited to share this great interview with you.
This episode is the 1st half of a 2 part interview series.
Here’s what you’ll hear about in this episode.
- How Matt got his start in strength training and competition
- What was the “hook” for him with the sport of Olympic Weightlifting
- The biggest misconception about weightlifting
- The truth about injuries and weightlifting
- Hear about his uncommon injury (and how he overcame it)
- His “best advice” for finding a great coach
- The problems and challenges of finding a qualified WL coach
- Is “online coaching” really an option for WL?
- His open thoughts on CrossFit and WL (the truth – the good and the bad)
- Understand CrossFit WOD’s and authentic WL
- His favorite chapter in his great book, Bones of Iron
- The story and experience behind this powerful chapter
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Things from this week’s episode:
- Matt Foreman is a featured writer for CatalystAthletics.com
- To get Matt’s book, Bones of Iron, click here.
Be sure to check out PART 2 of this great interview as we dive deeper into strength training, weightlifting, and hear about his new book, Olympic Weightlifting for Masters.
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