Here is one the the more unusual exercise variations you see in training halls … Rim un Sim (58kg) performing multiple sets of 10 of what looks like stiff legged Good Mornings. More: The Big Junior Worlds Post on ATG.
A Collection of Exercises and their Variations from Around the World.
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 China … After we saw Lu Xiaojun do this exercise with 220kg, here is Liao Hui (69kg) with 200kg Bottom Up Overhead Squats (Dead OHS). More: Watch Liao’s 400kg Front Rack Hold.
Jared Fleming shares the exercises he used to help him recover from back injury (“two Lumbar disc bulges and severe back spasms”). Most of them follow the common theme of actively stretching (rounding over) and contracting (arching back up) the spinal erectors. His Template:
Meanwhile in China … When coach Yu Jie isn’t looking Liao Hui has some fun maxing out with a 400kg Front Rack Hold. Update: Read his interview here.
Much like Lu Xiaojun’s Bottom Up Overhead Squats with 220kg here is Long De Cheng (56kg) with 180kg.
Previously in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … 48kg World Champion Tan Yayun (China) doing Jerk Dips two days out from competition. In the video you see her working up to 150kg. She was not the only Chinese athlete who did them in this particular style with slow and controlled reps first and then finishing off with […]
From the 2014 World Championships Training Hall. Junior World Record Holder Tian Tao (85kg) does Floating Snatch Grip Deadlifts. He did those 2 days out from competition at the end of his training, doing sets with 70, 110, and 130kg. Read more about this exercise variation on Catalyst. (Video also on Facebook and Instagram @atginsta)
Update 02.01.2015: Regardless of usefulness here is one with 142kg (315 lbs).