I was reading the post on the pros and cons of Low Bar vs High Bar Squatting by Justin.Really informative article. High Bar Squat Summary: Summary: The high bar squat is superior for Olympic weightlifting because it teaches proper clean/snatch receiving positioning. If there are problems with the low bar squat, then the high bar […]
The CrossFit Journal posted a documentary about Ben and Owen Franks (whom you may remember from the video of him training the Oly lifts with Mike Burgener) Both are professional rugby players for the All Blacks. Part 1: Download as 720p HD MP4, SD Windows Media or as SD Quicktime (iPhone) Part 2: Download as 720p HD MP4, SD Windows Media, or as SD Quicktime (iPhone)
How about almost 3 hours of Ed Coan lifting footage? There you go. Ed Coan Deadlift Ed Coan Bench Ed Coan Squat (via)
Here is a short interview with Ilya Ilyin – 2011 94 kg World Champion, as well as 2008 Olympic Gold medalist. The interview was recorded pre – Beijing 2008. Q: What does a typical day’s training consist of, for the Olympic training? A: On a typical day I lift 64 tons, the weight of a train! And building up […]
David Morgan, 3 time Olympian, 5 time Commonwealth Games winner looks back at his career and casually C&J 150 kg for another Masters World Record. Update: here is an interview with him on the Weightlifting World Podcast. And here he is winning the 1986 Commonwealth Games 82.5 kg. (also note Borat sneaking into the competition at 1:48) Regarding that […]
Here is a short documentary about Kakhi Kakhiashvili. Not in English, though i’m sure you’ll like the footage lifting.
Blast from the past – Israil Arsamakov Won gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in the 75–82.5 kg class. Snatch 167.5kg C&J 212.5kg 1987 Adam Saidulayev and Israil Arsamakov 1986 Sofia
Edit: Also check out Graham Holmberg’s and Rich Froning’s Training Day The CrossFit Journal has 2 videos available for free download today. “Training With Champions” shows a training session of Mikko Salo and Dan Bailey. Mikko still isn’t following the CF mainsite WOD. So a typical training session for Mikko looks the following. warm-up, row 1k in 1:55 […]
Here is Steve Pulcinella’s AMA.