After I posted the Chingiz Mogushkov Leaning on Things Video he started to appear in more and more photographs around the world. Who knew that Chingiz was a time traveller? #ChingizLeansOnThings was born. I shared the first one on Facebook to get the ball rolling and especially reader/photoshop ninja Paul created some hilarious ones. If you want […]
Here is a tribute to one of my favorite lifters on the Russian team – Chingiz Mogushkov. Hope he recovers quickly from his little hip injury and we’ll see him in top form at the President’s Cup in November (21-23.11). Update: Check out Chingiz Leans on (even more) Things. Update #2: The “Chingiz Leans” Shirt arrived. […]
Here is a tribute to the one and only KAZ Coach, a.k.a. best coach, a.k.a. Alexey Ni. Thanks to Phil for submitting.
There are a lot of ‘Sh*t People Say’ say videos. Here is the Powerlifting version. via Monster Garage Gym Also see Sh*t Weightlifting Girls Say.
Ben Claridad & Co. went on local TV to promote their fundraiser. Has all the usual things that happen when weightlifting is presented in TV. an over ambitious host arm flexing But a good opportunity to get the word out. Gotta take what you can get. Swole, Swolé?
That went faster than I expected. As I mentioned in the +105kg post, Matthias suffered no injuries to bones or the spinal cord. “The examination shows a ligament injury to the cervical vertebrae, a bruised sternum and a pulled muscle in the thoracic spine” said the doctor.
Exercise of the Day. Barbell Jumping Jacks with good form. Looks like this happened at the before mentioned “Clean Ladder” at the 2012 CrossFit Games. Created by reader Edwin.
Warning: The following can’t be unseen. The 2012 London Olympics logo looks like Lisa Simpson performing oral sex. Bwahahaha. Instant classic. via kottke.org
Bwahaha, check out the game play of the official London 2012 Weightlifting video game. Especially the flawless 2nd attempt. Thanks for sharing Lester. Update: Interesting side note: Damon Kelly did the weights dropping on the platform sounds in his gym. And the platform is the one Leonid Taranenko lifted the 266kg Clean & Jerk on.