Meanwhile in Russia … This weekend (18-19.04) there have been the Central Federal District championship and some big names showed up. Like Aleksey Lovchev (read his interview on ATG) who made some pretty big jumps on his attempts. He competed at 141.70 kg bodyweight. 215kg Attempt Алексей Ловчев. Рывок 215кг Posted by Alexandr Mulev on […]
2014 World Championships Highlight … Aleksey Lovchev’s 257kg Gold Medal Clean & Jerk. Yes he had a bad day in the Snatch (his 195kg Snatch in the warm up area had us hoping for a good session), but this 257kg in my opinion made up for it in my book. 257kg is even 1kg heavier than […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev just posted this 220kg Snatch from blocks, 10kg more than his previous PR Also make sure you check out the interview with Aleksey on ATG. Update 09.11.2014: added a youtube video with another angle.
After the Training Day with the Russian Junior Weightlifting Team, here is the Men’s edition. Update 30.10.2014: Another visit to the National team. This time at the training base in Ruza.
Time for Aleksey Lovchev’s “On Par” interview with Dmitry Klokov. Translation Status: Completed! Big thanks go to Vadim Pakhutkin & Sergiy Turchyn who tackled this one. Just as he did in his other “On Par” Interviews, Dmitry did a great job as an interviewer. Here we really get to know Aleksey. During the interview he references Aleksey’s past […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev does some Seated Good Mornings… … with 210kg! He doesn’t go all the way down, but note that his back stays as flat as a board throughout his range of motion. No surprise when you can Snatch 212kg I guess. Read Alexey’s Interview on ATG.
Meanwhile in Russia … at the 2014 Russian Weightlifting Championships. In the Snatch, Aleksey Lovchev had a great battle with Chingiz Mogushkov. His Lifts: Snatch: 200, 206, 212kg (Russian Record that stood for 2 minutes until Chingiz’s 213kg) Clean & Jerk: 242, 256kg to seal the deal, no 3rd attempt necessary. for a massive 468kg Total Bodyweight: […]
Meanwhile in Russia … In his interview Aleksey Lovchev mentioned that he doesn’t do Deadlifts, only Pulls. Here he is with a 250kg Snatch Pull in slow motion. More Alexey: Check out the Alexey Lovchev Category on ATG 210kg Snatch off Blocks 255kg Clean & Jerk 205kg + 252kg at 2014 Europeans Update 02.10.2014: 300kg […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev does some GPP training with Kettlebell Throws. He launched the 32kg into low earth orbit. Here is what happened when it re-entered earth’s atmosphere. Loading View on Instagram I thought it looked fun and gave it a go on my (active) rest day. Here are my tries with 16kg.