Found a Split Clen and and Jerk Sequence Poster via The Development of the Clean & Jerk, Part Four – David Webster. As mentioned in the image these are tracings from one of Ireneusz Palinsky’s world record lifts. Frank Rothwell’s Olympic Weightlifting History Martin v Palinski 1962
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 […]
The Squat – the most natural of all human movements.
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 […]
If you are looking for some high quality Olympic Weightlifting Photography check out Rob Macklem’s new blog. Currently he is in Paris sneak peeking in the training hall of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships. So add his blog to your RSS reader of choice.
To every squat rack curler (via)
As I mentioned recently I got myself the Unbelievable Bulgarians Training Hall DVD. Fascinating watch if you are into Olympic weightlifting. It shows a glimpse into their world one week prior to leaving for the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships. You’ve probably read a lot about the Bulgarian System already, but actually seeing these balls out lifts is […]
1 pound of muscle and 1 pound of fat