Pat Mendes and Glenn Pendlay visited San Francico CrossFit. And Pat got a painful bromantic quads massage by Kelly Starrett. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Here is some footage of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships +105 kg class Group C. Probably interesting for all you US readers is Patrick Mendes (7:30) with a 172 kg snatch, later missing 177 kg and 205 kg C&J. Lifters in that Group VORNIK DzmitryMORALES NAVAS Yoel JoseKRUZEL OndrejPOKUSA MichalKAPLIN DmitriyCAMPOS MURILLO Carlos ManuelREIS FernandoPROCHOROW AlexejOHMAN RagnarMENDES PatrickKELLY […]
An average squat at Average Broz’s Gym. Pat Mendes of Average Broz’s Gymnasium does a casual 300kg / 660 pound squat at the end of his morning workout before leaving to the Pan American Games. 21 years old, 128kg Bodyweight
Over at Poliquin’s site Kim Goss has a nice write up of Patrick Mendes‘ training life and his recent visit to the Poliquin Strength Institue. Read the whole thing here. Mendes’ basic workout plan is to do the classical lifts up to specific weights in the morning, followed by some higher-volume squats. In the late afternoon […]
Check out Patrick Mendes’ winning the 105+ Snatch and Clean and Jerk session at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships. Patrick Mendes’ winning 177kg Snatch. Patrick Mendes’ winning 212kg Clean and Jerk. Giving him a total of 389kg, 21kg more than second placed Shane Maier. Also noteworthy is 17 year old Darren Barnes (56kg class) […]