Here is team Colombia’s first training session at the 2016 Junior Worlds. Lots of Snatch Pulls, Snatches, Clean & Jerks, Front Squats (Yeison with 210kg doubles) and Back Squats. Featuring: Fernando Higuiita (62kg), David Mosquera (brother of Luis Mosquera), Yeison Lopez (77kg), Brayan Santiago Rosallegas Carvajal (77kg), Jhonatan Rivas (85kg), Lesman Paredes (94kg), Yenny Torres (48kg) Update 25.07.2016: Here is Day 2 with […]
Here is part two of the ATG on Tour with Team Astana Series (Part One Here). Featuring Ilya’s Friday morning session. Warm Up: some splits, balancing on one foot, planks Front Squats Snatches Clean and Jerks All pretty light to prepare the body for the “Big Friday” max out session in the evening.
From the 2015 Worlds … Valentin Hristov (62kg) front squatting 210kg during their heavy training on November 18th. More: Watch his 178kg Junior World Record Clean and Jerk. Boyanka Kostova’s 180kg Front Squat at 58kg
Here are a couple of clips of (then still 19 year old) Lesman Paredes in the 2015 Worlds Training Hall. 190kg Clean & Jerk, 160kg Snatch, plus some Front Squats and Snatch Pulls. More: Lesman’s Photoshop Contest Fame
Meanwhile in Egypt … Mohammed Ehssan Front Squats 300kg! Remember he injured himself during his second snatch attempt at worlds (partially torn quad muscle). During my visit in Cairo he was already training with the team again. Not doing crazy weights like this, but he was back to full range of motion squats. More: Watch his […]
Meanwhile back at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships Training Hall, 2012 Olympic Champion, Rim Jong Sim (75kg, North Korea) Front Squats 165kg for a triple. In competition during the Snatch she got injured after winning a silver medal and then went onto win another two silvers despite defying the Doctor’s recommendations against competing in the […]
Meanwhile in the US … Derek Kendall Front Squats 387kg (855 lbs)! Front squats 855 pounds (9 plates each side) x 1 rep wearing the @ironrebelpowergear knee sleeves A video posted by Derek Kendall (@derekkendallpowerlifter) on Feb 20, 2016 at 11:06am PST Another angle, just for the people that can't see all the plates, 9 […]
From the 2015 Worlds Training Hall … Alexandr Zaichikov (105kg, Kazakhstan) Snatching 180kg during his last heavy training session before competing at worlds. He also clean & jerked up to 220kg and front squatted 250kg. Update 12.02.2016: Full Session!
Here is Boyanka Kostova (58kg, Azerbaijan) snatching 110kg. This was 1kg below the world record at the time. Of course you know she later snatched 112kg in competition, setting a new world record. This was the heaviest – as in percentage of world record (99%) – weight lifted in the training hall. Right after this she worked […]