Maxim Matveev 240kg RDL
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Over at the Takano Athletics blog is a post about where the pressure of the weight is on the foot when performing a snatch. Pressure on Foot during the Snatch
Ivan Chakarov Back Squat 270 kg x 3 From IronMind the 1993 Worlds Training Hall undefined
Glenn Pendlay also has a very nice three part “How to Clean” series. His approach to teaching the clean is similar to his awesome How to Snatch Tutorial Videos. I’ve learned a whole lot from it. Part One: Correct Rack Position Correct Rack Position hold the bar clean position bar not on clavicle but on shoulder […]
Kirk on why people miss Jerks 1. They think the jerk is a JUMP up and slide under. From the beginning, the “jump” cue that many lifters that have no coaches and read online, are exposed to this completely WRONG cue and end up spending more time floating in the air than exploding a bar […]
200 kg hang clean by a random Chinese weightlifter. Impressive. A nice Barbell Complex: Clean Hang Clean Jerk undefined
Here are are all the clips from the IronMind Unbelievable Bulgarians 1998 Training Hall DVD I found online combined in a single post. Ivan Ivanov 175kg Clean and Jerk, Front Squat up to 210kg (triple + body weight) missed 220kg a couple of times. Various lifts from Petar Tanev, Georgi Gardev, Galabin Boevski Zlatan Vanev works his snatch […]
Gregg Everett wrote an excellent article about “Improving the Clean through a Better Turnover”. He likes his athletes to make the clean resemble the the front squat as much as possible. …the lifter should attempt to secure the bar in the rack position in as high of a squat position as possible. This is the […]
Nice examples of why more women need to step of their ellipticals and start lifting some weights. Whenever you hear girls say “I don’t want to lift, because I don’t want to bulk”, show them these examples. Marilou Dozois-Prévost Sara Alemanno Clean and JerkHer sister Tatiana Alemanno is also lifting.