Rich Froning did it again. He won the Crossfit Games for the third time. After falling behind on the first event (30th place in the swimming event) he slowly made his way to the top again and beat Jason Khalipa and took home $275 000 US. And again, because I heard that mentioned a couple of times, […]
The new Feats of Strength Compilation (v.4) is out. Features a lot of the big lifts you saw posted here on ATG over time. Lifters:
Oleksii Omelchenko uploaded some of his Battle of Champions 2013 preparation. He worked up to a 400kg Deadlift.
Strongman Sundays … Graham Hicks and Log Presses again. After we saw Eddie Hall’s 191kg Strict Log, here is Graham’s 190kg. I hope we see him attack 210kg this year. Update: Read his Overhead Press Q&A here. Also see his 202.5kg Log Press here. Update 02.03.2014: Another 190kg Strict Log Update 14.07.2014: 195kg! Post by […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Vladislav Lukanin, who won the 2013 Russian Championships 77kg with 156kg + 195kg, has a nice training lift for us. Here he is with a 150kg Snatch Pull + Hang Power Snatch. Update: Youtube Video
Meanwhile in the US … Vasiliy Polovnikov gets a 150kg Muscle Snatch. So far he ties Igor Lukanin for the ATG Muscle Snatch Award. Update: Read Vasiliy’s interview on ATG.
Meanwhile in Finland … Here is a nice training montage from Miika Antti-Roiko (94kg). 156kg Snatch, 265kg Snatch Grip Deadlift, Heavy Complexes and other shenanigans to some epic music. Miika will come to Germany for 9 months and train / compete at the Chemnitz AC (same club as Matthias Steiner). Song is Gamma Ray – Razorblade Sigh.
Giles Greenwood shares a tip on how to avoid torn calluses when snatch gripping. Keep a straight wrist from the beginning (see photo in his post) to minimize movement of the bar in your hands. Although this initially feels like you’re not gripping the bar as strongly it is, in fact, how your grip is […]
Jared Fleming has a 170cm (67inch) running Box Jump. 67″ box jump from several months back at the Olympic Training Center. Fleming is 172cm (5’8″ or 68 inches). He is the moving black pixel in the video. Also check out Kevin Bania’s 162.5cm Standing Box Jump.