The Old School Mentality.
This week we welcome athlete, author, and Catalyst Athletics coach, Greg Everett. This well known figure in the world of strength and conditioning believes that Olympic Weightlifting has changed dramatically - to the benefit of popularity but the detriment of old school ethics. As someone who evolved into the sport well before social media, Greg waxes nostalgic on his past experience of embracing Weightlifting as lifestyle instead of an accessory.
From the garage of Mike Burgener to his own beautiful facility, Greg talks about how he has changed with the sport to make opportunities for himself. Although not every aspect of the business is pleasurable, he is steadfast in his training principles and unapologetically opinionated. Discover why he thinks so many athletes get caught up in the trap of training like the most elite athletes in the world and why it's not only sub optimal, it can also be counterproductive.
John and Greg catch up on all things Olympic Weightlifting and unravel the mysteries of the internet all in an hour's time. This is episode 127.
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Find out more about Greg Everett and Catalyst Athletics by visiting the site. There is a ton of knowledge available in the form of articles, publications for purchase, and seminar training.
A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.
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