Looks like the U.S. just got another super heavyweight. Fernando Reis moved back to Missouri to go to college there. Here he is at the Lindenwood University gym, doing some snatch pulls. via, Thanks Dan for submitting.
Everybody check out Sean Waxman’s YouTube Channel. He uploaded a couple of Olympic weightlifting exercise videos. Update: Thanks to Neil for pointing out that these videos are part of Sean Waxman’s new project, Weightlifting WOD. Snatch Press From the Squat (aka Sots Press) Pressing Snatch Balance Other Videos: Snatch Pull Snatch Pull From Blocks Above the […]
Check out 2011 Pan American +105 kg Champion, Fernado Reis performing snatch high pulls with bands. I haven’t seen Olympic lifters use bands for pulls before. Sure looks like a great exercise to get more explosive in the 2nd pull. Here is how he attaches the bands to the bar.
Mikhail Koklyaev with a heavy combo in the 2012 Nationals Training Hall: Pull to mid thigh Snatch Pull … with 240 kg. Thanks Dan for sharing this on the All Things Gym Facebook Page.
Here is Jianping Ma with a Snatch High Pull instruction.
Ben Claridad shows a drill to fix the snatch bar path when it loops too much in front of you. Snatch High Pull / Hang Snatch For some reason I had her take the high pull from the knee, but I would recommend doing pulls from the floor. […] So go ahead and get crazy […]
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 […]