11 Nov Progressing With The Olympic Lifts – An Experience With Greg Everett

Olympic Weightlifting is one of the greatest displays of physical performance I can think of.

"There is literally no other sport that challenges your strength, skill, and mental powers more fully than weightlifting." ~Arthur Drechsler

There's such power in explosively lifting heavy weights overhead. I've always been impressed with the athleticism, explosive strength, and dynamic mobility that's required to perform the Olympic Lifts. I believe that the Olympic lifts (snatches, clean and jerks) are really the pinnacle of strength and performance training. As I write this, I'm still sore. That's because I just finished an outstanding Olympic Weightlifting seminar led by Coach Greg Everett of Catalyst Athletics.
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20 Oct How to Program Barbells and Kettlebells Effectively

It's been harder to keep up with reader questions, so I'd like to start answering more of your questions here at Rdella Training. Recently, I had a few great questions from Rick, who's a former powerlifter and starting to integrate more kettlebells into his training. He wanted to know the best ways to effectively combine barbell and kettlebell training. Here are Rick's questions:
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10 Aug The Most Important Muscle For Athleticism And Performance

glutemaxWhat muscle do you think is critical for performance in kettlebell training, powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, bodybuilding, or to achieve ultimate athleticism in any sport? It should be pretty obvious that would be the gluteus maximus. If you fail to tap into the power of this muscle, you'll greatly limit your training performance and results. We really can't emphasize the importance of the glutes enough in performance training and for developing the ultimate athletic body.
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20 Jul Pro’s and Con’s of Barbell Training

The barbell had me at hello. No doubt, it was the barbell that hooked me some 30 odd years ago and basically I've never looked back. Sure, I've had my peaks and valleys throughout my training journey, but looking back now it was my old barbell set that started this entire process.
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28 Jun The 5 Unbreakable Laws for Training Success.

5 Training LawsIf the word "law" makes you uncomfortable, call these things whatever you'd like. But, I feel so strongly that if you follow these 5 things, you will be on the path to long term training success and nothing will stop you. Think about it like this. If you preface each of these laws by this statement, "I will continue to get better if I ..." These are 5 essential training laws to your optimize performance and maximize your results for the long term.
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