Here is a video of Lu Xiaojun doing some Barbell Side Bends in the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships training hall. Depending on how heavy you go these can be a great core strength exercise as well as a nice warm-up / mobility drill. Other name suggestions so far: Oblique Curls a.k.a. Hungarian ankle-Quixote a.k.a. The Stir-Fry 🙂 Check out more Lu […]
Lu Xiaojun in the 2011 Weightlifting Worlds Training Hall. (Here’s another.) Chinese lifter, LU Xiaojun (-77), 2 days before his event. I was surprised by the heavy load that was on the bar 2 bays before competition and I thought he will do one or two back squats. I was amazed when I saw him […]
Whenever I talk about weightlifting with people who are not into the sport they always envision the super heavyweights with their high body fat percentages. Little do they know that lifters who want to start in lighter weight classes are pretty ripped. Rob Macklem has a great example of that fact. China’s 77kg lifter Lu Xiaojun doing […]
Here is the recording of the Men’s 77 kg session of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships Snatch C&J T 1 Lu Xiaojun 165 170 170 200 205 211 375 2 Su Dajin 160 166 168 201 206 211 372 3 Sa Jae-Hyouk 157 157 165 197 203 211 360 Also watch the Men’s 69 kg if you haven’t.
Via dboffa comes some more Training Hall footage of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships. Lifters: Lu Xiaojun (77kg Winner), Lu Yong (85 kg) and some Korean lifters.
Rob Macklem who is currently in Paris at the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships took this photo of Lu Xiaojun (77kg) maxing out on a 110kg muscle snatch. He finishes this off, I have the whole sequence. He missed his 1st attempt. There is literally every exercise known to mankind done in this training hall, some are quite […]
Lu Xiaojun Power Snatching 120kg for a triple. and snatching 140 kg for a double
Chinese Weightlifters banging out some full ROM handstand push-ups. Not that surprising when you consider how much gymnastics exercises Chinese lifters do in their first years. From the video description: Chinese Lifters Lu Xiaojun & Su Dajin performing handstand push-ups after one of their morning workouts prior to the 2010 World Weightlifting Championship. Next, I want to see Hossein Rezazadeh do […]
While we are talking about Chinese Weightlifting Methods…. Here is Lu Xiaojun (77kg weight class) setting world records in the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships. 174kg Snatch (WR)+ 204 kg Clean and Jerk (w/ Power Jerk)= for a total of 378 kg (WR) Fantastic lifts.