Previously in the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … 48kg World Champion Tan Yayun (China) doing Jerk Dips two days out from competition. In the video you see her working up to 150kg. She was not the only Chinese athlete who did them in this particular style with slow and controlled reps first and then finishing off with […]
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From the 2014 World Championships Training Hall. Junior World Record Holder Tian Tao (85kg) does Floating Snatch Grip Deadlifts. He did those 2 days out from competition at the end of his training, doing sets with 70, 110, and 130kg. Read more about this exercise variation on Catalyst. (Video also on Facebook and Instagram @atginsta)
Update 02.01.2015: Regardless of usefulness here is one with 142kg (315 lbs).
Meanwhile in Egypt … Creative as always Mohamed Ehab gets some corework done. Basically an ab wheel roll out without and ab wheel or a roll out. Naming Contest: What do we call this? Post by Mohamed Ehab Olympic Lifter. Suggestions so far: from Derek:”Ehab Ups” from Mark: “Bar Crawl” from Chris: “Suicide Pole” from: […]
Meanwhile in China … Kirksman from Lifthard.com is in China, learning from the coaches there. Follow his instagram for updates. He posts stuff about the training philosophy, as well as exercises like the one below. Overloading the descent of the squat to improve quad strength and back tightness. This is a 20 year old kid […]
Meanwhile in China … Lu Xiaojun does Bottom-up Overhead Squats (Dead Overhead Squats) with 180kg. Here, Lu Xiaojun is using this movement during a mid-week session to train his support strength and practice his balance in the catch position. Notice how he finds his balance point before standing. (via Ma Strength) Update 21.01.2015: Liao Hui does it with […]
Over at his blog Rob Macklem posted this sequence of Lu Xiaojun getting his Back Pump on in the worlds training hall. Usually I am not a fan of naming exercises after athletes, but “Round Back Deficit Snatch Grip Deadlift Row” is just too long. So I’m just going to call them Lu Rows for now (since “Chinese Rows” is already taken) . From […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Aleksey Lovchev does some Seated Good Mornings… … with 210kg! He doesn’t go all the way down, but note that his back stays as flat as a board throughout his range of motion. No surprise when you can Snatch 212kg I guess. Read Alexey’s Interview on ATG.
(Originally Posted Jul 1st, 2013) Meanwhile in Russia … Let’s train some “Backceps”! Dmitry Klokov shows you one of the most basic, yet most useful back assistance exercise. Hyperextensions with 80kg using a pommel horse and wall bars. Update: You can also try the Lying version Apti Aukhadov shows here. More: check out previous Back Extension/ Back […]