In the Rebeka Koha & Mirco Scarantino Training Hall video many of you commented on the Mirko Zanni‘s (69kg, Italy) snatch warm up exercise. So here is a separate post. Tall Snatch Drops Focus is on full extension / finishing the pull before dropping under, as well as keeping the bar close. Mirko said that his coach […]
A Collection of Exercises and their Variations from Around the World.
From the 2017 Asian Championships Training Hall … In case you were looking for some partner ab / core exercises to break the routine, Ayana Sadoyama & Eri Mitsuke have some ideas for you. More: Standing Barbell Ab Roll Outs Team Korea Isometric Training w/ Paused Overhead Squats & Paused Snatch Deadlifts
From the 2016 Asian Championships training hall … Chen Xiaoting (53kg, China) doing high rep sets of Pike and Pancake Good Mornings with just the bar. More: the original Pancake Good Mornings video from junior worlds 2015 Chen Xiaoting snatching 102kg in training Chen Xiaoting snatching 101kg at Worlds 2015
No GHD, No Problem … Here are improvised Back Extensions performed by Julián Ribera and Mathias Llerena in the youth worlds training hall. More: Simon Martirosyan doing the same variation.
Here is another exercise from Elena Sukhar’s training session. Weighted Squat Jumps as the second to last exercise this day (last being the Isometric Back Extension). Update: Here is the Full Training Session!
A day before Klokov Power Weekend I spend an afternoon with Elena Sukhar (2016 Russian champion) and her coach Maksim Mironov at Kokov & Baza Team in Moscow. I filmed her entire training session which I’ll upload hopefully later this week or maybe next week. Below you can see her doing minute long weighted Back Extension […]
From the 2015 Junior Worlds training hall … Hayato Chinen (56kg, Japan, @c.hayato) doing Standing Barbell Rollouts with some extra resistance provided by his teammate Eishiro Murakami. Not the only time I have seen Japanese athletes perform this in training halls. Update: Here he is doing it with 20kg on his back! #training #abs #weight #20kg 久しぶりにやった！?まじキツイ…? A […]
(Original Post from 2012, Updated) Lu Xiaojun with some lateral raises to grease those shoulders. Ok everybody, you know what that means, right? … Lateral raises Lu Raises, as they are called from now on, till your arms fall off today! Since these are clearly the secret behind his success. Update 30.01.2016: Lu Raises spotted in […]
“Zug Eng!” That’s not a Rammstein song, but German for Clean Pull (lit. translation “Pull Narrow”). In this video Max Lang goes over the first phase (“First Pull” – the pull to hips). Second Pull is the high pull to belly button / chest. He’ll cover that in his Snatch Pull video. Max emphasises: being able […]