Here is a beautiful edit of Jon North’s recent 235kg Squat 5RM. The squat cycle from Hell has finally come to an end. 3 weeks out from the Arnold, and I have never felt more alive. (via)
Shout out to Jon North and Donny Shankle’s new podcast project – Weightlifting Talk. Programing, technique, the psychology of an athlete, food, everyday life of a weightlifter, and the simple hell that comes with training will only be some of the stuff that will be broke down. You can call the guys and ask questions: (646) […]
Jon North presents the Chest Bump Drill. This drill will force you to guide the bar back not up, and force you to get in a more extreme finish aka (arched angel) than you usually would in the snatch. If you are trying to fix up your technique then do this drill with lighter weight […]
The Cal Strength guys had their last meet before the nationals. Spencer Moorman155kg Snatch, 197kg C&JJon North 160kg Snatch, 191kg C&JDonny Shankle168kg Snatch, x213kg C&J
John North explains one of his favorite drills. Hit and Catch Drill to learn how to use your hips and legs bringing the bar back into you get under the bar Part 2
Over at his blog Jon North posted another episode of the Attitude Nation Podcast. This time he interveiws Spencer Moorman. They talk about Spencer’s recent 204kg Junior American Record and training at California Strength under the “Hitler of Weightlifting”, Glenn Pendlay. If you haven’t already listening to the other episodes too: Glenn Pendlay interview. Max Aita interview.
Congrats to Jon North for unofficially breaking the American Snatch Record in the 94’s. 166kg
Now Live: California Strength weightlifting training session live stream. Enjoy Donny Shankle, Jon North, Kevin Cornell, Spencer Moorman and co. while they get busy to some euro dance music mixed with commentary by Glenn Pendlay.