Here is a video of the 2002 Russian Grand Prix. Among the lifters are Marcin Dołęga, Ronny Weller, Hossein Rezazadeh, Andrei Chemerkin and others. Lifter Snatch Clean & Jerk Andrei Chemerkin 185 kg, 195kg, x200kg (lost his grip, thought his thumb ripped off) x235 (28:45– look at his catch and “rack” position. Inflexible? Weight of […]
The Naked Scientist Podcast has an episode on Vitamin D.(SFW) Could a ray of sunshine hold the key to preventing MS, diabetes and even bowel cancer? Vitamin D – made naturally in skin exposed to strong sunlight – appears to reduce the risk of developing these, and a rash of other diseases. They talk about […]
Footage from the 2002 Russian Weightlifting Championships.Some big lifts by Andrei Chemerkin, Mikhail Koklyaev (C&J 240 kg) and others.
Yesterday on the All Things Gym Facebook Page (click LIKE and spread the word) I posted 2 videos of Donny Shankle lifting at the PWA Championships. Here are some more videos of 19 year old Albanian Hysen Pulaku (77kg). Height: 170 cm / 5’7″ Weight: Competition Weight 77kg Hyson takes the PWA junior and senior C&J Records with 191 kg. […]
Kelly Starrett has a little pre workout hip mobility WOD for better squats. MWOD: spider man lunge stretch twist your torso into your knee (belly button to knee), fixate foot with hand other side, push the knee out with your hand same thing with external rotation focus on outside of foot Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Jim Liard deadlifts 315 lbs + 360 lbs of Chains
Mikhail Koklyaev not only lifts humans, he also throws weights up for height. Here is Misha throwing a 25kg weight 5.82 m (19 feet 1 inch) in the air.
It’s International Bench Press Day. So here are 5 ways to overcome sticking points (not only) on the Bench press isometrics – from the Greek the prefixes “iso” (same) with “metric” (distance), meaning that in these exercises the length of the muscle and the angle of the joint do not change isometronics – short range movements with […]
Kelly Starrett has 3 drills to asses & work on your upright torso position. Test: jump from kneeling position jump and land in the bottom squat position, knees out, torso slightly leaned forward same thing with hands behind the hand to simulate front squat position, trying to keep the torso upright straight arms above head