After we saw the ladies perform on a world class level, let’s take a look at the In the 2013 Chinese National Games Men’s Weightlifting. Men +105kg Results here Ai Yunan won with 195+240 Clean & Jerk Video 105kg Results here Yang Zhe 180/215/395 Jiang Yunlong 185/210/395 (bw) 94kg Results here Li Bing 171/216/387 Liu […]
(Originally posted July 28, 2013) Meanwhile in China … You already know about the use of bodyweight /gymnastics exercises by Chinese weightlifters (see their weighted Handstands for example). In the video today you will see Lu Xiaojun & Liao Hui doing Human Flags and heavy Weighted Dips. Lu does dips with 75kg and Tian Tao (田涛) […]
After we have been spoiled with Klokov’s video updates here is a look into the Chinese training camp. A CNTV5 news video about Chinese Weightlifting Team with Lu Xiaojun, Lu Haojie and co. Update: Here is a translation of what the coach and Liao Hui are saying, thanks to happy Chinese boy. Liao Hui pissed his coach off and […]
Guys, guys, I found it! I think I found Lu Xiaojun’s “secret”! Last time I was joking, but this time it’s for real. Lu does Push ups, Planks, Deep Dips and Knee Raises on a Bench to tone his abs!!1! Update: YouTube Video In all seriousness I think this is just one of these “ask a pro athlete […]
Here are the videos of the 2013 Chinese Weightlifting Nationals. Men Looks Like Lu Haojie completely rehabbed his elbow. He was 2nd in the Snatch, with 170kg. Only 1kg behind Lu Xiaojun (videos below). If you find the results lists somewhere, please let me know. Update: Here is a video of the 200kg Clean & […]
Here is a great photo of Lu Xiaojun doing Snatch High Pulls. Guillotine style! Rob Macklem snapped it in the training hall of the 2011 World Championships in Paris. Here is what Rob said when I asked him about the photo: No particular story, other than I like to shoot the diversity of exercises the […]
Meanwhile in China … Here is a CNTV news piece about the Chines weightlifting team in one of their winter training camps. It is from the 26th December 2012… so it is still fairly recent. As always, it would be greatly appreciated if you (or somebody you know) could translate what Lu Xiaojun and his yoked colleagues […]
Because it was awesome here is Lu Xiaojun’s 205kg Clean & Jerk from the 2011 Worlds in slow motion.
Earlier today North Sports Olympic Weightlifting posted screenshots of Lu Xiaojun’s back while he did some Snatch High Pulls in the London 2012 Training Hall. The direct translation is “Fast Pull”. Read more about it here. Now, here is the video.