Here are several training hall lifts from the Bulgarian Olympic weightlifting team training for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. This home made video was shot by an unknown weightlifting fan and found its way into the PHAT Elvis gym and has only been seen by a select few members of the U.S. weightlifting community. […]
Kelley Starrett on improving the front rack position by working on the triceps and the tendon it attaches to. Simply roll back and forth on the triceps tendon and loosen up the tissue. Also Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness.
Ivan Ivanov footage from IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD Below you’ll see him Clean and Jerk 175kg, Front Squat up to 210kg (triple + body weight) and miss 220kg a couple of times. Also check you Zlatan Vanev’s clips from the DVD
Pyrros Dimas training power snatch, clean and front squat This is from the IronMind 1993 World Weightlifting Champs Training Hall: Heavy Metal In Melbourne. 170 kg Power Clean & Jerk 200kg front squats like it’s nothing Longer longer video from the training session
As I mentioned recently I got myself the Unbelievable Bulgarians Training Hall DVD. Fascinating watch if you are into Olympic weightlifting. It shows a glimpse into their world one week prior to leaving for the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships. You’ve probably read a lot about the Bulgarian System already, but actually seeing these balls out lifts is […]
Zach Krych keeps improving. 200kg clean + Front Squat
Justin from 70sbig.com wrote a little post about Barbell Complexes and why they’re awesome. Working big compound movements with full range of motion on all joints will give you a whole body workout like no other. They can provide a dose of high intensity conditioning stress, yet also take the major joints through a full range […]