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This week, we have an interview with Greg Everett of Catalyst Athletics.
Catalyst Athletics was founded in 2006 by Greg Everett and merged with The Performance Menu journal, whose first issue was released in February 2005. Everett is the author of the world’s most popular book on Olympic weightlifting, Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches among several other books; co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Performance Menu journal; writer, producer, director and editor of American Weightlifting: The Documentary; creator of most of the website’s content; developer of the Catalyst Athletics websites; head coach of the national champions Catalyst Athletics weightlifting team; a national-level competitive weightlifter, masters national champion, and masters American record holder in the clean & jerk.
This Week’s Better Human Bullets
- Fitness challenge = Set a Benchmark for your ultimate goal and strive for that!
- Mental Toughness Challenge = Cut off negative thinking!
- Book Recommendation = The Great Gatsby
In this 53-minute episode Greg and I discuss:
- CrossFit and Weightlifting
- Why he and other top achievers have the desire to continually get better
- Best form of conditioning for a weightlifter
- Weightlifting for Garage Gym Athletes
- The difference between and athlete and an exerciser
- What makes someone the “World’s Greatest”
- Greg’s greatest enemy in achieving success
Then we hop into the quick-fire questions:
- Hardest workout he’s ever done.
- Greg’s opinion on the best activity for building mental toughness.
- The one piece of workout equipment he could not live without.
- Best advice you have for becoming a better human? This is 100% open-ended.
Thanks for listening!