This is a must read. Nothing the weightlifting world didn’t already know, but for the first time it’s (somewhat) openly talked about by coaches and athletes. Money quotes (there are too many quotable things in the story): Aghasi Aghasyan, a former member of the Armenian national weightlifting team, confirmed that Armenian athletes who might test […]
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Here are two training snatches by Ding Jianjun (62kg). Ding is 2009 world champion (146+170) and 2015 Asian champion. As mentioned in the Wu video, he is part of the coaching staff at Wu’s Jingyi weightlifting club in China. More: Ding Training before Asian Championships 2015. 120kg & 140kg ATG Patrons got early access to […]
This is the first of the 3 or 4 part training camp series with team Germany and team Japan. This was made possible by ATG Patrons. Update: Here is part two! Originally I didn’t even plan to post this session, as it was just a (for the most part) light morning session. I used this […]
Meanwhile in Russia … Hopefully this is recent! Apti Aukhadov with a 221kg Front Squat + Jerk! Приседание плюс толчок 221 A post shared by Аухадов Апти Official (@aukhadov) on Mar 17, 2018 at 11:49pm PDT More: Watch Apti & Adam Training Snatches.
Meanwhile in Romania … 22 year old Loredana Toma (63kg, World Champion) squats 175kg! She will compete in 2 weeks to defend her European championship title. Back squat 🏋️♀️165 – 175 kg 2/1 #13daystogo 💆🏼♀️ A post shared by Loredana Toma🏋️♀️ (@tomaloredanaelena) on Mar 16, 2018 at 2:39am PDT Training Video with Loredana from Europeans […]
Update 17.03.2018: aaand that’s just what it was, a rumor… Today IWF confirmed the dates for the 2018 World Championships in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan! (via) But as we have seen with this years Europeans, things can move until the very last minute. So don’t book your flights yet (although I heard that TKM paid quite a lot of […]
Clarence Kennedy is back with another big pause squat video. This video was posted on his his Patreon page 5 months ago. So support him there if you want to stay up to date with his big lifts. See his 300kg Pause Squat here. 302kg
Dmitry Klokov interviewed Yury Vlasov for his “On Par” interview series. If you don’t know who he is, I recommend reading this ATG post about him. Translation? if you can help translating the interesting bits, please leave a comment below.
Here are some truly heavy snatches by snatch world record holder Wu Jingbiao (56kg, @wu_jingbiao_weightlifting). These clips were recorded in 2016 during his preparation for the 2016 Olympic games. 135kg, 136kg, 137kg, 140kg Snatches from his 2016 preparation + some Hang Snatches. ATG Patrons had early access to this video. Wu now has a weightlifting […]