Those were the 2015 European Weightlifting Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia. Update 26.05.2015: All lifts by Lydia Valentin.
Mikhail Koklyaev and Kirill Sarychev recently gave an interview. It was titled “Power in Meat” Thanks to Sergiy Turchyn we get a translation. More: Misha on Breaking Plateaus and Recovering from Inflamed Elbows. Translation Misha is trying to make Kirill do strongman. He believes Kirill can beat the world record in log lift (227kg) one season from […]
Back Extensions / Hyperextensions have been covered quite a bit here on ATG. A favorite among lifters who also often mention in Interviews when it comes to lower back health and recovery. Below is a video of how Oleksiy Torokhtiy likes to perform them. More: Watch Dmitry Klokov’s Hyperextensions with 80kg here. Translation / Summary: from Sergiy. He never uses […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Vasiliy Polovnikov bests his old Squat PR. Last year he did 320kg for his heaviest single on video. Today he uploaded 320kg x2! Read his Interview on ATG. Update 05.05.2015: Vasiliy squats 320kg x3! Сегодня неплохо поприседали , в этот раз 320кг покорились на 3 раза , потихоньку ростем , today […]
This weekend it’s time for the 2015 World’s Strongest Man Finals in Malaysia. I’ll update this post with Highlights along the weekend. Useful Links: Results Spreadsheet (credit & thanks to Craig Pfisterer who always puts these together) StrongmanRus has a lot of the Qualifier Heats on Video. Vice Sports made a 7 minute profile video about […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Looks like every each federal district held a weightlifting competition last week. Here is Rinat Kireev (2014 Russian Championships Silver at 94kg) at what seems to be the “Volga Federal District” championship (Thanks Sergiy!). In the Snatch he missed 180, made 180kg on his second, and missed 185kg on his third attempt. He competed […]