“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 […]
A Collection of Exercises and their Variations from Around the World.
Meanwhile in Egypt … Mohamed Ehab has a Back Extension + Shoulder Press combination for you. Easy to see everything before you do it. Posted by Mohamed Ehab Olympic Lifter on Sunday, December 27, 2015
Mikhail Koklyaev shares some exercises to help your Deadlift. Box Deadlifts (Calves against box) Seated Good Mornings Snatch Pull from Blocks
Here is one the the more unusual exercise variations you see in training halls … Rim un Sim (58kg) performing multiple sets of 10 of what looks like stiff legged Good Mornings. More: The Big Junior Worlds Post on ATG.
Back Extensions / Hyperextensions have been covered quite a bit here on ATG. A favorite among lifters who also often mention in Interviews when it comes to lower back health and recovery. Below is a video of how Oleksiy Torokhtiy likes to perform them. More: Watch Dmitry Klokov’s Hyperextensions with 80kg here. Translation / Summary: from Sergiy. He never uses […]
Meanwhile in China … After we saw Lu Xiaojun do this exercise with 220kg, here is Liao Hui (69kg) with 200kg Bottom Up Overhead Squats (Dead OHS). More: Watch Liao’s 400kg Front Rack Hold.
Jared Fleming shares the exercises he used to help him recover from back injury (“two Lumbar disc bulges and severe back spasms”). Most of them follow the common theme of actively stretching (rounding over) and contracting (arching back up) the spinal erectors. His Template:
Meanwhile in China … When coach Yu Jie isn’t looking Liao Hui has some fun maxing out with a 400kg Front Rack Hold. Update: Read his interview here.
Much like Lu Xiaojun’s Bottom Up Overhead Squats with 220kg here is Long De Cheng (56kg) with 180kg.