Here is Mart Seim with an assistance exercise session in the 2017 Europeans training hall. Just a light session, four days before competing (246kg Clean & Jerk!). 110kg Muscle Snatch 130kg x3 Strict Press (Watch him do 140kg x9 here) 180kg Snatch Pull 70kg Barbell Curls with reverse grip Wrist Curls More: Watch his 400kg Squat […]
After Rebeka Koha’s Last heavy Session before competing, here is 18 year old Ritvars Suharevs getting his last heavier session in after arriving in Split. This was filmed the same day as Rebeka’s heavy session, but in the afternoon. Ritvars’ Workout: Snatch up to 150kg Clean and Jerk up to 170kg Snatch Pulls 150kg Back Squats […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Vasiliy Polovnikov bangs out a 140kg Muscle Snatch. Not a PR (he has done at least 150kg before), but still a nice weight. More Muscle Snatches: 110kg Muscle Snatch by Lu Xiaojun 150kg Muscle Snatch by Igor Lukanin
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Berestov does a little assistance work with 130kg: Muscle Snatch x3 Klokov Berestov Press Overhead Squat
Meanwhile in Russia … Dmitry Berestov (now 33 years old young), yes the Athens 2004 105kg Gold Medalist, is back with some huge training lifts. Update 23.08.2013: 190kg Snatch Double … almost 190kg Snatch
Meanwhile in the US … Vasiliy Polovnikov gets a 150kg Muscle Snatch. So far he ties Igor Lukanin for the ATG Muscle Snatch Award. Update: Read Vasiliy’s interview on ATG.
Remember shot putter Damian Kusiak? He just uploaded a video of him man handling 130kg with a Close Grip Muscle Snatch (or Muscle Clean & Press?). Update: Thanks to Razor for pointing out that he calls it Snatch Press and “Most of discus/ hammer thrower do this exercises.” 140kg Thanks to Phil for submitting.
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Jon “V Neck” North on the muscle snatch. Comes in 2 variations: with or without bar / body contact. I think the contact version is more popular. Try and see what works best.