Jiri Orsag has done it! He won the U23 European Championships. Snatch: 182kg, x186kg, 186kg for Bronze in the Snatch Clean & Jerk: 230kg, x241kg, 241kg for Gold in the C&J and Total. Here is his competition winning 241kg Clean & Jerk. “This broke Ruslan Albegov’s (105kg+, Russia) 240kg U23 C&J record that was set at […]
Joe DeFranco makes people fast. Really fast. Here Keith Williams runs 9.144m (10 yards) in 1.48seconds, after doing prowler pushes. Thanks to Phil for submitting.
Meanwhile in Israel … Jirka Orsag gets a 310kg squat in. He will be lifting tomorrow (Saturday 8th) at 17:30 local time. PS: Hey Clarence, thanks for uploading the clip. Hope you get more footage from the training hall yard.
Kelly Starrett finds torque (shoving knees out) to create a stabile low back.
More wrist prehab goodness from Kit Laughlin. Today the Wrist and Hand Sequence. Not only great if you spend a lot of time doing handstands, but also good for all you people with tweaked wrists from snatches and clean and jerks. Check out more drills on Mobility 101. Update: Here is another very nice wrist routine in Finnish.
Mike Burgener fixes some split jerk problems. If you lose the bar in front, make sure you step through and under the bar, not letting your back foot travel too far backward. More on Jerk Foot Position here.
Here is an older clip from Vasily Polovnikov when he was still training in Russia. 180kg Snatch x2 (at 85+ ,94 ish bodyweight?) In a comment on a video the guys he trains with in Boston said his bests are 201kg/230kg (at higher bodyweight). Update: He lifted in the recent Russia Cup in the 94s. Sn: 165 170 […]
I already added the link to the U23 & Junior live stream rant a couple of days ago, but judging from the number of times this was submitted over the past few days a lot of you have not seen it (BTW thanks to everybody who takes the time to submit stuff). If you go to EasyWL.com you […]
Here are some nice lifts from a young gun. Harrison Maurus squats 140kg at 12 years of age. If you look through his other vids, you can see that he is using the Texas Method. Great numbers so far. Let’s hope he keeps lifting. All lifts from the meet. 140kg Squat 72.5kg Bench 150kg Deadlift