Finally a new Hysen Pulaku clip! Watch this super smooth combination. 150kg Clean + Overhead Squat. Thruster 2.0? Hysen lifting the equivalent of an NFL offensive lineman, like Holly Mangold’s brother, Nick, of the NY Jets, over his head and then squatting. How many NFL players could do this? Zero. (via) Oh, and while we’re talking […]
Thanks to Clarence K for uploading some news pieces about Lu Yong’s road to the 2012 Olympics. And thanks to YouTube commenter shawncheng8 we get an English translation. It begins with a recap of his last lift in the 2008 Olympics and the red light situation with his second to last C&J, which I won’t bother translating. Lu Yong: […]
Check out Donny Shankle’s post on Weightlifter’s Shrugs. Not for traps, but to facilitate the wrists turning over faster at the “ receive” command of a snatch and clean by utilizing the rotation of the bar. By forcing the wrists into flexion at the “finish” they will turn over faster into extension during the catch.
The 2012 Battle of Champions in Arkhangelsk is coming up this weekend (June 30th). This just happened. Thanks to screenshot ninja Adrian for posting this. Official YoutTube Channel: BattleofChampionsRus Results: here Kirill Sarychev 315kg Bench Press List of Participants: Flyer Mikhail Koklyaev Rufat Agaev Alexey Bakhirev Anton Solodov Vladimir Kalinichenko Oleg Kushnaryov Konstantin Konstantinovs Julia Zaugolova Kirill Sarychev […]
Paul Carter wrote a post on overhead pressing. One of the points he made was getting the biceps involved in the movement. Because Paul can probably overhead press me for 50+ reps or so I thought this tip was worth sharing. More muscle recruitment = more stabilization of the movement. To clarify his point he […]