Kirk on why people miss Jerks 1. They think the jerk is a JUMP up and slide under. From the beginning, the “jump” cue that many lifters that have no coaches and read online, are exposed to this completely WRONG cue and end up spending more time floating in the air than exploding a bar […]
200 kg hang clean by a random Chinese weightlifter. Impressive. A nice Barbell Complex: Clean Hang Clean Jerk undefined
Here are are all the clips from the IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD I found online combined in a single post. Ivan Ivanov 175kg Clean and Jerk, Front Squat up to 210kg (triple + body weight) missed 220kg a couple of times. Various lifts from Petar Tanev, Georgi Gardev, Galabin Boevski Zlatan Vanev works his snatch […]
Nice examples of why more women need to step of their ellipticals and start lifting some weights. Whenever you hear girls say “I don’t want to lift, because I don’t want to bulk”, show them these examples. Marilou Dozois-Prévost Sara Alemanno Clean and JerkHer sister Tatiana Alemanno is also lifting.
IronMind Spotlight on Marc Huster vs. Pyrros Dimas from the 1998 European Weightlifting Championships Also, that’s a pretty high vertical jump at the end.
Meanwhile in Russia … Khadzhimurat Akkayev gets a 235kg Clean and Jerk in training. Update: Read Akkaev’s 2014 Interview on ATG. That’s 5kg more than he lifted in the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships Khadzhimurat Akkayev 195kg Snatch, 230kg C&J
Nice compilation of slow motion olympic lifts. undefined
bossesjoe on reddit repeatedly gave some excellent help for fellow redditors. Here is his step by step analysis of a clean and jerk. And another of a clean.
I was reading this interesting article from 2008 by Matt Foreman titled Lessons from Romania. It’s about his three weeks in the summer of 1990 training with Romanian weightlifting legend Nicu Vlad.He is said to be the “most technical weightlifter of all time”. Among his accomplishments is the 200.5 kg snatch world record in the […]