Here is a quick Q&A with Igor Lukanin. He was kind enough to answer some of my random questions in between training sessions. Subscribe to his YouTube Channel – ilukanin if you haven’t already. Also, if you know someone, that knows someone, who is in the position to set up a sponsorship for Igor please contact […]
Maxim Matveev again. This time with a heavy barbell complex. Front Squat Push Press Jerk with 190kg
Fernando Reis is representing weightlifting at the Brazil Sports Show 2012 . First I thought, oh well a 180kg Clean & Jerk is not much for Fernando. Then he Power Cleans it and adds a casual Push Press! Why not? 260kg Front Squat Huge thanks to long time ATG supporter Dan for sending this in.
Mikhail Koklyaev works up to a triple Snatch Grip Push Press + Overhead Squat with 190 kg. Looks like this was filmed during the 2012 Arnolds, where he also did the 320 kg x 3 Squat and 240kg Snatch Pulls
Here is something to get you going on this Sunday morning. Dmitry Klokov with a barbell complex @ 205kg (also available as gif) Clean Pull to mid thigh Clean Paused Front Squat Push Press Paused Jerk Update: Regarding the paused Jerk I found this explanation here. It is an exercise the Bulgarian’s already did during their 1980 Olympics […]
Donny Shankle wrote a good post about Push Press for Olympic lifters. He emphasizes the importance of the eccentric portion of the lift. Although the concentric portion of the push press is often thought of to be the most important, it is the eccentric portion which will help you more as a weightlifter during your […]
Blast from the Past Paul Anderson Push-Press at 1956 Olympic Games – Melbourne
Joe Bellisano on Push Press Form nice initial straight dip to start the “push portion” the bar remains in contact with the body (clavicular pec area) during the dip (push portion) explodes up onto the balls of the feet, transferring the energy and momentum from the hips and lower extremities -to- the upper flattening of […]
Dmitry Klokov never ceases to amaze me. Earlier I linked to the 212kg Push Press he did. Now here is a 225kg Push Press I wonder when he will turn green and rip his shirt off.