Meanwhile at the Crossfit Games … Aleksey Torokhtiy did a little lifting expo and worked up to a 255kg Jerk from the rack! He live streamed the whole session on facebook too.
Originally published 19.03.2013 Update 22.06.2016: Now with warm ups! They say our love won’t pay the rent… Oleksiy Torokhti (240kg C&J) has a banger for us this evening. 200kg Snatch “I got you babe…”
Pretty cool to see some archival footage from what went on in Ukriane before the London 2012 Olympics. Here is Aleksey (Oleksiy) Torokhtiy working up to a 190kg Snatch. More: Watch his 200kg Snatch and 240kg Clean & Jerk.
Oleksiy Torokhtiy goes over important points of the Snatch Balance, Snatch Press and Overhead Squat. He especially emphasises shoulder internal rotation to achieve a stable Overhead Squat (at around 5:00).
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy started to post weekly training plans. Update 09.01.2016: Next Round of his Online Training with New Spreadsheet. Update 14.09.2015: Week 12 and 13 added (v13.2). Watch the video below for an explanation. Basically it’s a percentage based program with 3 mandatory days, and 3 more days for the serious […]
Meanwhile in Ukraine … When he is not writing free programs for you Oleksiy Torokhtiy keeps uploading fantastic instructional videos. Here is his Snatch instruction. More: Oleksiy on Back Extensions 2nd Pull Instruction Split Jerk Instruction
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy continues his instructional video series with one about the 2nd Pull. The video has english subtitles (press “CC” Button in the player). Update 13.06.2015: 2nd Pull for Snatch
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Here is another exercise demonstration by Oleksiy Torokhtiy. This time he shows you how to Split Jerk. More: Snatch Assistance Exercises Snatch, Clean & Jerk Instruction Power Jerk Instruction
Meanwhile in Ukraine … Oleksiy Torokhtiy shows you how to Power Jerk. It’s in Russian so if you can help with the translation of the main points please do so in the comments. In the meantime watch his 240kg Clean & Jerk here.