The TrueWeightlifting Channel on YouTube pumps out tons of videos. The description of the following video roughly translates to “Methods of improving the technical skills of weightlifters”. Rigert wants you to watch this! Want to massage like it’s 1986? No problem, he’s even got a video for that. Thanks to Matt for sending this in.
Frank Rothwell uploaded the +110kg Snatch of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Let’s watch that classic together in the Chat. When: over! Yes, I know this is on short notice, so tell your friends. Let’s see if it works out. Avoid Spoilers. Update: that worked out remarkably well. We will do that again! Kurlovich opened after everybody was done with their attempts. [...]
Today I learned… Up to 1964 you were not supposed to touch the bar to your legs, although few lifts were turned down if only the shins were touched. From 1965 to 1968 one could “brush” the thighs but not “bang” or “bounce” them. Lots of room for arguments. From 1969 on, full contact allowed, [...]
… be thankful you’re even alive. Over at the tight tan slacks of dezso ban you can see how people trained their abs back in 1940s. And surprise, surprise… nothing much has changed since then. These exercises survived, because they are effective. Leg raises, Dragon flags, Russian twists, barbell sit-ups, even GHD sit-ups it’s all been [...]