I am back from Turkmenistan and this is the first of many training hall videos from worlds 2018! What better way to start the series than with Lu Xiaojun’s Heavy Squat Day?! … in 4k! Thanks to your support on patreon was able to upgrade my camera (got a used gh5) and am now able […]
Thanks to reader Sean for sending this in and providing a translation! This is a recap of team China’s performance at the 2018 Worlds, done by CCTV and “featuring the usual Chinese reporter on weightlifting Wu Pu and the usual commentator for the Chinese broadcasts Pang Gaoxing”. Translation in Progress Intro and success rates 0:00 […]
This is the ATG 2018 World Championships resource page. For the first time athletes will compete in the newly established weight classes. Previously banned nations like China, Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and co. are allowed to compete again. So this is the first “complete” world championships since 2015. When: November 1st – 10th Where: […]
ATG Patrons now have early access to Loredana Toma’s 125kg Clean & Jerk Session. This session is a continuation of her 105kg snatch technique session here. Follow Loredana on Instagram @tomaloredanaelena.
Meanwhile in Ukraine… Mart Seim’s (@martseim) is in his final training camp before worlds. A couple of weeks ago he mentioned to me that the heaviest he will squat before worlds is probably going to be 380kg. And today he delivered! What’s even cooler is that he is wearing an ATG shirt ? By far the heaviest […]
Meanwhile in Azerbaijan … The Egyptian team is currently in Azerbaijan for their final training camp before worlds 2018. Mohamed Ehab is in shape (he always is in shape) and hits a 170kg snatch PR of blocks! View this post on Instagram Snatch from block p.r 170 kg #ehabolympics? #camellifestyle #motivation #weightlifting #strength #azerbaijan?? […]
With the 2018 worlds just around the corner, here is Rebeka Koha’s full 2017 worlds experience. Follow Rebeka backstage into the warm up area and see all her lifts building up to her 6 for 6 PR performance. 101kg Snatch + 121kg Clean & Jerk to win bronze at senior worlds, at age 19. Thanks to […]
Meanwhile in Egypt … Mohamed Ehab hits a new PR total! 167kg Snatch + 203kg Clean & Jerk PR View this post on Instagram Snatch 167 kg & clean and jerk 203kg & p.r( total 370kg ) @torokhtiy @warmbody_coldmind @torwod @atginsta @hookgrip #ehabolympics? #camellifestyle #motivation #weightlifting #strength #speed #sphinx #egypt??#turkmenistan?? #tokyo?? #gold ? #dream #art?#ehabolympics? […]
Meanwhile in Japan … Mikiko Andoh (58kg) snatches 100kg at what I assume is Japanese nationals. She is a strong clean and jerker (127kg at 2018 Asian Games), so it’s good to see her snatches catching up as well (she always snatched in the 90kg range, with a 94kg PR at the Rio Olympics).