Another good episode of Mark Bell’s Powercast podcast. Bench Press monster Eric Spoto talks about his training history and the intrinsic motivation to become as strong as possible. Comes across like a really pleasant guy.
Another nice Barbell Shrugged episode. This time the crew had John Broz as a guest. I think this episode can be summed up with “Developing a Champion’s Mindset”. Audio Only: MP3
Meanwhile in the UK … Ilya Ilyin visited the British student championships. So the Weightlifting World Podcast used this opportunity to interviewed him. Topics: how his training changed as he got older at age 16 Enver Turkeleri introduced a new system to Kazakhstan Training: slowly ramping up, now 2 hours per day with 1 day […]
The Barbell Shrugged guys traveled to Sweden and visited the Eleiko headquarters. First they talk with Eleiko CEO Erik Blomberg and later with Anders Lindsjö. Notes company was started in 1927 produced waffle irons and toasters in the beginning Eleiko in Swedish stands for “Electrical Installation Limited Company” First barbell was developed in 1957, quality […]
The Weightlifting World Podcast interviewed Luz Mercedes Acosta from Mexico. Features an interesting discussion about the all the various training systems she trained under (Bulgarian, Soviet, Iranian). You can download the mp3 here. More: Their Interview with Ruslan Nurudinov.
Pat Mendes was on Travis Mash’s Barbell Life Podcast. Download MP3 (Right Click + ‘Save as’) Topics: How he got started, from football, to Power Clean competitions where he met John Broz He has only been in the sport for 6 years now Trains 7 days a week training – Mon to Fri twice a day, […]
Once again the Barbell Shrugged crew had Dr. Andy Galpin on (see Episode #19 on Muscle Fibers here). In this episode they talk about common training myths. Some of them you’ve probably come across before. The lactate thing and how it is metabolized was new to me. Good explanation Mr Galpin! on Creatine [33:45] on Lactate […]
The Barbell Shrugged crew got to interview Dmitry Klokov while he was at the USAW Nationals! His English has really improved a lot! [2:30] “if you want to be a professional athlete you sometimes have to drink” (alcohol). On Saturday after training, sauna, massage. [9:00] biggest problem is his right shoulder. 2006 in prep for his 2nd world championships he […]
The Weightlifting World Podcast had Ruslan Nurudinov on the show. They interviewed him while he was in the training camp in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He is 2009 Junior Champion (85kg), 2012 Asian Champion and 2013 World Champion. Watch his 190kg Snatch + 235kg Clean & Jerk that made him 2013 World Champion in 105kg. Despite of the minor language barrier they got some […]