Meanwhile in China … It’s time for the bi yearly state TV check-ins with the team. Press the CC button in the youtube player for subtitles. In the women’s team check-in below they mention that, because of the postponement of the olympics, they adjusted their training plans and now focus more on general physical preparedness […]
Beyond having access to the full 0-230kg Warm Up, ATG patrons at the sequence poster level can now print their own giant Tian Tao sequence poster! Become a Patron here. Patrons at the $10 level get a poster of Lu Xiaojun eyeing down 177kg (world record attempt at the time).
Patreon Updates: We added a new perk for the $5 patreon level: Coaching commentary, where we sit down with coaches and have them comment on ATG training hall videos. Dr. Boffa sat down with Mark Cannella to talk about Lu Xiaojun’s snatch warmups from the 2018 Worlds (which he saw firsthand in the back room). […]
Lu Xiaojun’s 270kg / 595lbs Squat session at worlds! View this post on Instagram 5 Reds! 35 year old Lu Xiaojun (81kg China 🇨🇳) squatting 270kg / 595lbs! ATG Patrons can watch the full session. He did this a few days before winning gold at the 2019 Worlds over his teammate Li Dayin. We’ve said […]
35 year old Lu Xiaojun and 21 year old Li Dayin going head to head at the 2019 world championships.
Another ATG Patreon early access video: Lu Xiaojun’s 235kg Paused Front Squat session from worlds 2018! View this post on Instagram Lu Xiaojun 🇨🇳 235kg / 518lbs PAUSED Front Squat! ATG patrons have early access to the full session video. #frontsquat #squat #olympicweightlifting #pausesquats A post shared by All Things Gym (@atginsta) on May 28, […]
Here is a new biographical video about Lu Xiaojun! We have seen a couple of those in the past (here for example), but I think it would still be cool to hear what he has to say this time. If you can help with the translation, leave a comment below.
This is Lu Xiaojun’s “heavy” snatch session in the 2018 worlds training hall. Includes: warm ups snatches up to 160kg accessory exercises like deficit snatch grip deadlifts with a somewhat rounded back Barbell Side Bends, Lu raises sit-ups. Thanks to ATG Patrons, who make these trips, filming and taking time to edit all of this […]
Here is a world’s first: an edit of Lu Xiaojun’s snatch warm up at worlds—in 4k Watch him go from empty barbell (with some pretty sweet bar drops) to 160kg before going on the main stage to snatch 172kg! All in 4k glory. To give a sense of where we are in the competition I also included a […]