Meanwhile in Russia… Mikhail Koklyaev 140kg stone lift, because why not?
Shout out to Gabe (formerly of A Year on 5/3/1). He has started a new project – 600lbs. On this blog I plan to keep track of and show you the training I do in an attempt to reach 600lbs on both the squat and the deadlift. I will be using various training methods and won’t […]
Here is how you make yourself a pair of weightlifting straps similar to the IronMind Sew-Easy Lifting Straps (I really like these). Of course you can try all kinds of different materials, but in the video they use some of those Everlast straps, cut the loop and tape the ends together. Perfect size. Loop around the bar once. Quick setup.
Listen to the BioJacked Podcast Episode #3 with guest Max Aita. Links to mp3: Part 1 & Part 2 (right click + ‘save as’) Topics: weightlifting, powerlifting, coaching, training programs Via John Phung.
Here is some bench press motivation. Mick King with a 235 kg Bench Press at 62 Years. Also at 60 years of age he did 240 kg
Stumbled across strongman competitor Vytautas Lalas. And he puts up some huge numbers. Check the training clips below. 400 kg (881 lbs) Deadlift And other stuff like 220 kg incline bench press.
John Meadows tests the prototype of the Tsunami Bar. Maybe not the best name and date to introduce this bar. But it looks like a fun piece of equipment. This is a prototype of a new bar called a Tsunami bar. It has a patent pending and should be available in 4 to 5 weeks […]
Got a new toy today. 23kg of beautiful steel. Now if only I could decide which grip to use for curls in the squat rack.
Highlights of the Arnold Strongman Classic 2012 – Apollon’s Wheels Event. Results: 1st – Zydrunas Savickas: 4 reps at 459lbs (New Record)2nd – Michael Burke: 3 reps at 459lbsTied for 3rd – Michael Jenkins: 2 reps at 459lbsDerek Poundstone: 2 reps at 459lbsMikhail Koklyaev: 2 reps at 459lbsTied for 6th – Brian Shaw: 1 rep […]