Here is Latvian super heavyweight Viktors Ščerbatihs in the training hall. Some snatches, clean and jerks and Good Mornings with 180 kg!
All Things Strength & Wellness Podcast interviewed Dan John. “about strength training, nutrition, and life” Why you should do the 6 Basic Human Movements (Push, Pull, squat, Hinge, Loaded Carry, Turkish Get Up) every workout. Why everything works… for a while. rule of ten, 5,3,2 and 2,3,5,10 The goal is to keep the goal the goal. […]
Jim Schmitz discusses the pros and cons different Jerk grip widths. Pros Cons Close Grip(shoulder width) “you can drive the bar straight up using your arms at the beginning, and when the bar is overhead, your skeleton is aligned bone on bone” “you have to drive it a little higher, and the narrower grip isn’t […]
Here is the video of the 1988 Seoul Olympics Featherweight (56–60 kg) class. Watch a 22 year old Naim Suleymanoglu beat Stefan Topurov and Ye Huanming. Body Weight: 59.87 kg (132 lbs) Attempt #1 Attempt #2 Attempt #3 Snatch: 145 kg 150.5 kg (new WR) 152.5 kg World Record C&J: 175 kg 188.5 kg (new WR) 190 kg World Record […]
Here is a short interview with Ilya Ilyin – 2011 94 kg World Champion, as well as 2008 Olympic Gold medalist. The interview was recorded pre – Beijing 2008. Q: What does a typical day’s training consist of, for the Olympic training? A: On a typical day I lift 64 tons, the weight of a train! And building up […]
Over at Cal Strentgh the guys are trying something new for their snatches. An exercise we got from Zygmunt (Smalcerz), snatching with no hook grip and with no foot movement. And over at his forum Glenn Pendlay goes into a bit more detail: The lack of a hook grip eliminates the use of any “jerkyness” and […]
You may remember Shane Sweatt and Laura Phelps-Sweatt from the Bamboo Bench Press video. Here they are explaining the proper powerlifting style bench press. Notes: shoulders pressed back, shoulder blades tight together don’t start with the weight too far back feet wide, pushing in the groung, spreading the floor, flex glutes have a little arch in your back leave the head […]