Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches – Review
Olympic weightlifting is one of the toughest and best athletic events all over the world. Athletes from countries around the world practice day and night under expert coaches and supervision merged with the right diet plan in order to compete in the prestigious Olympics and gain a medal for their respective countries.
Now, everyone does not get the opportunity to train under a coach with the exceptional skill set and so they miss out on opportunities despite having huge potential. This is where Greg Everett’s book Olympic Weightlifting:A Complete Guide for Athletes 8 Coaches’ comes in to play. This book is an encyclopedic on Olympic weightlifting. From technique to form, from choosing the perfect gear, shoes and supplements to maintaining the perfect posture throughout the lift, it has everything in detail laid out in a comprehensive fashion. The language is utterly simple and easy to understand. Every minute aspect of weightlifting has been thoroughly researched and has been presented in a manner that even a kid can easily learn from it
Greg Everett himself is a revered coach around the world and knows all the do’s and don’ts related to the event. The pictures provided in the book capture every single movement that goes on throughout the execution of the movements. It is a saving grace for those who cannot afford a coach or have any other issues. In fact, expert weightlifters also turn their heads to this comprehensive material whenever they are in doubts whether their lifts are being executed correctly or not .
The material is not only interactive but also provides you with the profound knowledge of the infamous Snatch and Clean 8 Jerk. It is a must have guide for every single weightlifter out there. Even if you are an aspiring one, then trust me, it can’t get better than this
Links and references:
- Olympic weightlifting
- spryshoes.com – article about weightlifting shoes
- site – supplements
- catalystathletics.com – Greg Everett blog