Shane Maier keeps on progressing. 220kg Clean Training Compilation with lots of other big lifts. 210kg Jerk, 290kg squat x3, 180kg BTN Snatch Grip Push Press Thanks to Rob, Angie and Dan for submitting these.
Another huge clean. This time from 2007 by Dmitry Berestov with 245kg! Anybody know what he’s been up to? He has become president of a weightlifting federation in Russia. Thanks Roberto. Thanks to Dan for sharing this on the All Things Gym Facebook Page.
Another clip from the 1988 Bulgarians Training Hall DVD. Stefan Botev (110kg lifter at the time) with what looks like 5 reds? + collars on each side. That would make it a 275kg Clean. Post your weight guesses in the comments. Update: Matt in the comments said: He [Abadjiev] said he never let Botev do more than […]
These Weightlifting / Strongman Hybrids! Here is recently mentioned Adam Travis with a 200kg Clean @ 88kg Bodyweight. Thanks to Phil for sending this in. Update: Adam also has a 310kg Deadlift.
Training for the 2016 starts early… Shane Maier had a good Squaturday with some nice PRs. Front Squat 230kg x3 Squat 275kg x5 Clean 202kg x2 Thanks to Angie for sharing.
Finally a new Hysen Pulaku clip! Watch this super smooth combination. 150kg Clean + Overhead Squat. Thruster 2.0? Hysen lifting the equivalent of an NFL offensive lineman, like Holly Mangold’s brother, Nick, of the NY Jets, over his head and then squatting. How many NFL players could do this? Zero. (via) Oh, and while we’re talking […]
Here is a quick update by Norik Vardanian. A heavy little barbell complex with 210kg. Clean, Squat, Jerk and he recentlly snatched 170kg
Check out Zygmunt Smalcerz’s “Clean Clinic” Presentation Slides from a talk he gave at the 2012 Nationals. Download the PDF or Power Point PPTX Update: Video of the Jerk Clinic
Here is something to get you going on this Sunday morning. Dmitry Klokov with a barbell complex @ 205kg (also available as gif) Clean Pull to mid thigh Clean Paused Front Squat Push Press Paused Jerk Update: Regarding the paused Jerk I found this explanation here. It is an exercise the Bulgarian’s already did during their 1980 Olympics […]