(Originally Posted Jul 1st, 2013) Meanwhile in Russia … Let’s train some “Backceps”! Dmitry Klokov shows you one of the most basic, yet most useful back assistance exercise. Hyperextensions with 80kg using a pommel horse and wall bars. Update: You can also try the Lying version Apti Aukhadov shows here. More: check out previous Back Extension/ Back […]
Meanwhile in Russia … In his interview Aleksey Lovchev mentioned that he doesn’t do Deadlifts, only Pulls. Here he is with a 250kg Snatch Pull in slow motion. More Alexey: Check out the Alexey Lovchev Category on ATG 210kg Snatch off Blocks 255kg Clean & Jerk 205kg + 252kg at 2014 Europeans Update 02.10.2014: 300kg […]
Meanwhile in Russia … It’s amazing seeing this kid progress. Still 16 year old Khetag Khugaev (85kg) gets a 200kg Clean & Jerk 2 weeks before his session at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. His Highlights on ATG: in 2011 at 56kg he did 80+100 then 174kg Clean at age 14 150kg Snatch at 15 (and 81.3kg) and […]
Meanwhile in Russia … at the 2012 Russian Championships Svetlana Tsarukaeva Snatched 118kg at 63kg for an unofficial World Record. 1kg above her official World Record which she set at the 2011 Worlds in Paris.
Meanwhile in Russia … Quick update from Apti Aukhadov (85kg). Here he Squat Jerks 223kg from the Rack. Far from a PR for him (225kg Front Squat + Split Jerk), but nice to see that he is back to heavy weights. He along with Oleg Chen can skip Russian national this months (because they come back from […]
Here is a pretty cool interview with Konstantin Pozdeev. He is one of the strongest Deadlifters to walk this planet right now (405kg at 103.5kg, sumo) and comes across like a really nice dude. Thanks to Dmitry Spiridonov (video) and Mike Israetel (translation). My Notes from the Interview: Height: 178cm started training in 2000, did […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Another ATG First Timer this weekend. Today it’s 23 year old Nadezhda Lomova (63kg) with a 115kg Snatch off Blocks. That is just 2kg below the 63kg Snatch World Record (117kg by Svetlana Tsarukayeva, who btw also did 118kg at the 2012 Russian nationals). Nadezda is: 2014 European Silver Medalist 2014 Russia […]
Meanwhile in Russia … I think by now it’s safe to assume that Dmitry Berestov did not retire. Today he did a 190kg Snatch + Snatch Pull. I guess we will see him next in the Russian Championships (August 18-25). Alternative Theory: He is just the guy on the team, who breaks in all the brand new […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev does some GPP training with Kettlebell Throws. He launched the 32kg into low earth orbit. Here is what happened when it re-entered earth’s atmosphere. Loading View on Instagram I thought it looked fun and gave it a go on my (active) rest day. Here are my tries with 16kg.