This deserves an extra post. It’s also from the 2000 Sydney Olympics Training Hall Clips. Among other great lifts you will see Hossein Rezezadeh Power Clean 220kg (at 4:50).
Here are are all the clips from the IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD I found online combined in a single post. Ivan Ivanov 175kg Clean and Jerk, Front Squat up to 210kg (triple + body weight) missed 220kg a couple of times. Various lifts from Petar Tanev, Georgi Gardev, Galabin Boevski Zlatan Vanev works his snatch […]
bossesjoe on reddit repeatedly gave some excellent help for fellow redditors. Here is his step by step analysis of a clean and jerk. And another of a clean.
Clips like this really get me hyped for the next training session. Bulgaria’s Zlatan Vanev warming up at the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships. Here is Zlatan Vanev’s training day on 19 (Tuesday) October 1999. His records in 77 kilos weight class were snatch 165 and c + j 205 and total 370: MORNING SESSION10.10 – 10.28 Snatch 80/2+110/2+140/1+150/1+(155/1 […]
Jim Wendler on getting strong without a power rack or squat stands. The main lifts you can concentrate on are as follows: deadlift, power clean, bent over row, and press. These four lifts will be your core lifts – if you are using my 5/3/1 training program, these will be the ones you will try […]
Jim Wendler wrote another post on a 5/3/1 variation. This time it is about Power Cleans and 5/3/1. Can you combine the two? – Yes!How? – In standard 5/3/1 set, rep and percentages fashion. It’s an easy enough movement. 1. First, be sure you can walk and chew Red Man at the same time.2. Please […]
Justin from 70sbig.com wrote a little post about Barbell Complexes and why they’re awesome. Working big compound movements with full range of motion on all joints will give you a whole body workout like no other. They can provide a dose of high intensity conditioning stress, yet also take the major joints through a full range […]
Here are two lectures / presentations by Olympic weightlifting coach Tommy Kono talking about weightlifting technique from his 60 years of coaching experience. This is Tommy Kono at the 1956 Olympic Games in MelbourneThe first talk was held 7 March 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. Introduction Coaching in different countries Importance of hip for power production pulling speed, difference […]
Here’s a little treat for you. Pick an exercise and perform 1 rep in minute 12 reps in minute 2…x reps in minute x until you can’t finish the prescribed reps in the minute. Below is Mikko Salo doing a 60kg “Death by Clean & Jerk” (ok, it’s power clean and push press) after a […]