Hysen Pulaku 150kg Clean + Overhead Squat

Hysen Pulaku 150kg Clean + Overhead Squat

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 […]

Jani Illikainen 305kg Front Squat

Jani Illikainen 305kg Front Squat

After posting Miika Antti-Roiko’s Front Squat video reader Nortah commented: You want to see finnish front squat power? Yes I do! And I thought you would too. Here is Jani Illikainen, Finland’ Strongest Man 4 time winner in the 2000s. with a 305kg Front Squat. 270kg x3

Lu Yong’s Road to London 2012

Lu Yong’s Road to London 2012

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: […]

Shrugs for Weightlifting

Donny Shankle Weightlifter Shrugs

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.

Battle of Champions 2012

Battle of Champions

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 […]