Meanwhile in Russia. Ruslan Albegov with an solid looking 245kg Clean & Jerk He won the +105 at the 2011 Russian Weightlifting Championships in Penza. Snatch 204kg, C&J 248kg.
Here is a video of Lu Xiaojun doing some Barbell Side Bends in the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships training hall. Depending on how heavy you go these can be a great core strength exercise as well as a nice warm-up / mobility drill. Other name suggestions so far: Oblique Curls a.k.a. Hungarian ankle-Quixote a.k.a. The Stir-Fry 🙂 Check out more Lu […]
Edit: I didn’t realize that the video were on auto play (I have flash disabled by default)Sorry for that. Nobody hates auto play more than me. Here are some random Chinese weightlifting training hall videos. Su Dajin and Lu Xiaojun
With the 2012 London Olympics approaching here is a short video of the Russian weightlifters in the training hall. Because the Russians don’t want you to watch this clip if you are outside of Russia, you need to use a Russian proxy. Use hideme.ru and paste this link http://news.sportbox.ru/Vidy_sporta/hard_attletics/spbvideo_NI288949_Velikolepnaya-desyatka-gotovitsya-pokoriti-London into it. Features lifters like David Bejanyan, Chingiz Mogushkov and others.
Check out this Russian weightlifting documentary. Even if you don’t speak Russian it still worth watching. It features some cool lifting footage from competitions and the training hall. Among the lifters shown are Khadzhimurat Akkaev, Dmitry Lapikov and more. They also visit the Eleiko headquarters where they show how bumper plates and bars are produced and tested. compare the jumping […]
Here is Artem Ivanov (2011WWC Ukrainian 94 kg silver medalist) with a whopping 235kg C&J. That’s 9kg more than Ilya’s winning C&J.
Here is Latvian super heavyweight Viktors Ščerbatihs in the training hall. Some snatches, clean and jerks and Good Mornings with 180 kg!
Training Hall video of 2 Iranian weightlifters, Shahin Nassirinia and Hossein Tavakkoli.
Here is some Kakhi Kakhiashvili footage of an IronMind Training Hall video. Snatch up to 170 kg, C&J up to 200 kg