From the 2015 Worlds … Lu Xiaojun bombing out with 201kg Squat Jerks. Usually I wouldn’t make a bomb out video for most other lifters, but Lu is an exception. Even just his Cleans are beautiful to watch. This has to be the perfect receiving position. Plus, it’s interesting to see how he failed each attempt. […]
Meanwhile in Rio … That has to be one of the craziest weightlifting sessions ever, with this being one of the best lifts ever! 31 year old Lu Xiaojun snatches 177kg at 77kg! 100kg Over bodyweight! Update 16.01.2017: 170, 175, 177kg Snatch Comparison!
In 2014 Larry (from Larry’s Chinese Weightlifting Experience) filmed a training session of now Olympic champion Long Qingquan (56kg). He is working up to what looks like 130kg in the snatch and 165kg in the Clean & Jerk. More: Watch Long go 137+170 in Rio. He also uploaded Liu Hao (94kg) squatting 280kg x5.
Meanwhile in China … Time for the winter training camp update of the Chinese men’s team. They are training in the Wuzhishan camp in the Hainan province. Yu Jie along with his boys Lu Xiaojun, Liao Hui, Tian Tao and co. are preparing for the Chinese nationals games. Update: Lu Xiaojun Video, needs translation translation […]
From the 2016 Asian Championships Training Hall … 20 year old Yuan Chengfei (69kg, China) with a crisp Clean & Squat Jerk and a couple of Clean Pulls. What’s even cooler, he’s still sporting the ATG shirt I gave him in summer 2015! BTW, new ATG shirt options arrive today and should be available in the Hookgrip […]
From the 2016 Asian Championships training hall … Chen Xiaoting (53kg, China) doing high rep sets of Pike and Pancake Good Mornings with just the bar. More: the original Pancake Good Mornings video from junior worlds 2015 Chen Xiaoting snatching 102kg in training Chen Xiaoting snatching 101kg at Worlds 2015
Here is a video from the 2015 Asian Championships. Li Ping (53kg Snatch World Record holder) and 20 year old Sukanya Srisurat in the 58kg warm up area. In competition they hit the following: Li Ping: x100, 100, x103 Snatch and x126, 126, x130 C&J Sukanya: 101 x104, 104 Snatch and x121, 121, x125 C&J […]
Meanwhile in China … 17 year old Luo Xiaomin (58kg, born 1999) front squats 135kg for five reps! At the 2016 Chinese nationals she snatched 97kg and clean and jerked 115kg. Thanks to Lawrence for the video. Definitely follow him @larrior on instagram for more cool posts about Chinese weightlifting. He trained at the Beijing […]
Here are some clips from team China during a morning session at the 2015 world championships. (Lu Xiaojun and Tian Tao did their Front / Back Squat session in the afternoon that day) Featuring: Deng Mengrong, Jiang Huihua, Wu Jingbiao, Shi Zhiyong, Su Ying, Deng Wei Contents: warm up Deng Mengrong doing Snatch Fast Pulls / Panda […]