(Original Post from 2012, Updated) Lu Xiaojun with some lateral raises to grease those shoulders. Ok everybody, you know what that means, right? … Lateral raises Lu Raises, as they are called from now on, till your arms fall off today! Since these are clearly the secret behind his success. Update 30.01.2016: Lu Raises spotted in […]
Lu Xiaojun Snatch High Pull Photo
Here is a great photo of Lu Xiaojun doing Snatch High Pulls. Guillotine style! Rob Macklem snapped it in the training hall of the 2011 World Championships in Paris. Here is what Rob said when I asked him about the photo: No particular story, other than I like to shoot the diversity of exercises the […]
2011 Worlds Behind the Scenes
Miika Antti-Roiko uploaded a clip from the 2011 World Championships. Some training hall goodness from Behdad Salimi (missing a 250kg C&J). Aleksandr Ivanov and more.
Lu Xiaojun 205kg Clean & Jerk Slow Motion
Because it was awesome here is Lu Xiaojun’s 205kg Clean & Jerk from the 2011 Worlds in slow motion.
Akkaev & Klokov at 2011 Worlds
Posted these before, but is there such a thing as too much Akkaev & Klokov? I think not! Adam Storey uploaded his vids from the 2011 Worlds 105kg. via NorthSport Olympic Weightlifting
Sa Jae-Hyouk 2011 WWC Training Hall
Here is Sa Jae-Hyouk warming up in the 2011 WWC Training Hall. Finally an opportunity to sneak in the gif of how he injured himself trying to get all the bags in one go. Hat tip to NorthSports Olympic Weightlifting.
Lu Xiaojun 170kg Snatch High Pulls
Here is Lu Xiaojun with some snatch high pulls from the from the 2011 Worlds training hall. I think we should all put together some money and have camera drones hover around Lu 24/7. (gif) More: Lu Xiaojun with a 150kg Snatch double with slow motion bar path. via NorthSport Olympic Weightlifting (Give them a LIKE!)
Lu Xiaojun 150kg Snatch Double
Here is a fresh clip of Lu Xiaojun in the 2011 WWC training hall. 150kg Snatch x2 with perfect form at U77kg. Update: Slow motion Bar path analysis video (gif)
Lu Xiaojun’s Back MILO 19.4 Cover
Check out Lu Xiaojun’s back on the cover of MILO 19.4. Reminds me of that iconic IronMind poster “Backs are to lifters what biceps are to bodybuilders.” MILO 19.4 cover: Lu Xiaojun (China) bangs away on some snatch pulls in the training hall at the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships (Disneyland–Paris) a couple of days before winning […]
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