Kevin Bania saw yesterday’s jumps from Alejandro Baez. He can do 122.5cm (48.25″) sumo landing box jumps too. knees to ears not needed In the post with his amazing 162.5cm jump he commented that his vertical is 86cm (34 inch)
Adam Storey uploaded a side view of Ruslan Albegov’s lifts from London 2012. 198kg, 204kg, 208kg via NorthSport Olympic Weightlifting on Facebook
Here is Chad Wesley Smith’s presentation he gave as part of his Squat/Deadlift clinic. Goes over the fundamentals of athletic development. Topics: squat training special strength development, organizing skill, speed, and strength work into an athlete’s program Snippets Individulaizing Training Consolidating Stressors
Meanwhile in the UK … The strength levels of the top Strongman competitors these days is insane. If you don’t pull 400kg you can’t play in the big boys league. Terry Hollands did it before, and now did it again. No suit, no straps and at the lowest bodyweight I’ve ever lifted that weight. Thanks […]
Alejandro Gonzalez Baez (77kg, 170cm) has an epic vertical jump. Ok, no real surprise here as weightlifters are known to have some serious jumping ability. Here he does Box Jumps up to 122cm without a knees to ears deep squat landing. Here are his lifts from the U23 Euros. And for good measure here is a 220kg Squat triple […]
Rasoul Taghian (77kg) uploaded his pre-London 201kg Clean & Jerk I mentioned yesterday.
Mark Bell has video of Eric Spoto working up to a 306kg Bench Press. Piece of cake.
Meanwhile in Iran … Check out 26 year old Rasoul Taghian (77kg). He made 160+195 in the Iranian league last November. Prior to London he made 371kg (170+201, unofficial Iranian Total and Snatch records), but was not selected for their team! Here he is a 172kg Snatch at 77kg. Update: also check out his 201kg Clean & […]
Meanwhile in England … British Strongman Laurence Shahlaei pulls 370kg for a double. Thanks to Phil for submitting.