Sometimes it’s fun to look at the search terms people type into Google to arrive at this awesome blog. One that comes up pretty often is: How tall is Dmitry Klokov? Answer: 182cm (5 feet 11.7 inches) (source) So there you have it. Now go lift something heavy.
Vasily Alekseyev died from acute heart problems today. Vasily Alexeev, double Olympic champion in Munich 1972 and in Montreal 1976, eight times World Champion, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, and Honored Coach of the USSR died today. Vasily set 80 world records and 81 records of the USSR, including eternal world record Total […]
Here is what a training day of the Stroe boys looks like. Lots of bodyweight exercises like variations of handstands, 90 degree push ups, human flags, back flips,planches iron crosses…
On Tuesday, Nov. 29. Tuesday Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski will be hosting an IAmA in /r/weightroom. Who is Matt you ask? He broke the world powerlifting record in the 220 lb. weight class at the Arnold in 2006 with a 1003 lb. squat, 738 lb. bench, and 810 lb. deadlift for a total of 2551 lbs. He ran cross-country […]
Over at his blog Ross Enamait put the spotlight on Vasyl Lomachenko. He calls him “one of the greatest amateur boxers of all time”.But not only is this kid is a skilled fighter, he also shows that you can get really strong without fancy equipment. Vasyl performs basic bodyweight exercises like pull-ups, dips, weighted rope climbs, […]
Magnus Midtbø is an Norwegian Climber. Like most climbers he has an insane pulling strength. In the video below he bangs out 5 consecutive One Arm Chin Ups (OAC) with One Finger. (Although he can do 11 OACs with the right arm and 7 with the left). If you are interested in what his training […]
You probably heard CrossFitters talk ab out their “Fran” time. Fran is 21-15-9 reps rounds of 95 (65lbs for women) pound Thrusters (front squat + push press) Pull-ups Jason Kaplan does “Fran” in 1:53 Josh Bridges does “Fran” in 2:02 Chris Spealler Does “Fran” in 2:05 Mikko Salo does “Fran” in 2:16 Brett Marshall does “Fran” […]
Chris Spealler and Eric O’Connor doing a Snatch Balance stand off. Chris manages to get up to 245 lbs (40 lbs PR) at a bodyweight of 140lbs!
Zach Krych keeps improving. 200kg clean + Front Squat