If you are wondering what is going on in Iranian training halls these days, wonder no more. Behdad Salimi squatting what looks like 350kg (hard to tell, but the last red plate is barely fitting on the bar, could be 370 with 7 plates each side+ bar, post your guesses in the comments) and 85kg lifter Sohrab […]
Here is a video from last weekend’s 2012 USAPL Nationals. Blaine Sumner with a 455 kg Squat ( @158 kg) 455kg + 312,5kg + 320kg = 1087,5kg for first place.
Eric Lilliebridge had a 3 rep squat PR. 362.87kg (800lbs) x 3
Clarence Kennedy Deficit Deadlifts 261kg. That is my max deadlift + my bodyweight while I curl some dumbbells in the squat rack. Haha ridiculous. Also congrats on getting a sponsor. Way overdue. Update: Read his Interview on ATG.
Here are two clips of Russia’s potential 85kg candidate for the Olympics, Apti Aukhadov. Pretty nice numbers after his back injury from the 2012 Russian Championships. Update: Rotated Video 225kg Front Squat + Jerk 225kg Front Squat + Jerk 215kg Clean & Jerk
Reader Mehrad shared this video of previously mentioned Tom Martin with a 350kg deadlift. Came as a perfect motivation today, because it was my 531 deadlift 3+ day. And courtesy of the magic powers of the Hook Grip™ I got a rep PR, which is always nice. Thanks to Mehrad for sharing it. Hope you got your […]
Ross Enamait has always been a great inspiration. This video is no exception. He practices what he preaches and keeps pushing. Hard Training mixed together with great quotes. Enjoy Words of Wisdom
Meanwhile in Finland… 245kg Front Squat at 96.4kg bodyweight. Anybody know more about him? Is he competing? Thanks Michal for pointing out that this is Miika Antti-Roiko. I forgot that I already posted about him. See Miika Antti-Roiko 210kg Clean from Blocks.
On Weightlifting Academy episode 15 Nick Horton interviews coach Ivan Rojas. Topics: talk about different weightlifting systems Cuban System called “strategic direction” – assessment, test, forecast back squat should be 72.7% of your Olympic total 3x front squat with your max Clean & Jerk power snatch 80% of your max snatch crunches in between sets […]