Over at Poliquin’s site Kim Goss has a nice write up of Patrick Mendes‘ training life and his recent visit to the Poliquin Strength Institue. Read the whole thing here. Mendes’ basic workout plan is to do the classical lifts up to specific weights in the morning, followed by some higher-volume squats. In the late afternoon […]
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Kirk from lifthard.com shares a Chinese weightlifting training template you can use as a starting point for your lifting. 1RM squat once a week. It takes too much to keep going to 1RM’s and it cuts your capacity for more work. The stronger you are, less time should be spent on strength. More time must be spent […]
A YouTube user with the descriptive name 44252005 has some Dmitry Klokov training videos. And there is some imPRESSive stuff. Klokov Push Press 212kg. Booyah! 190kg snatch for 2
This kids is 8 years old and weighs about 40kg(95lbs), Clean Jerks 75kg (165lbs).
That’s how you grow a beard weightlifting style. via 70sBig.com
Random footage of Zhang Guozheng, Shi Zhiyong, Zhang Xiangxiang and Wu Meijin training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Part 1 of 14 of a series following Chinese weightlifters as they prepared for Beijing 2008
Caption this photo. I suggest “Show Stopper”. Ding Jianjun, Clean & Jerk, Photo by Rob Macklem Ding Jianjun 175kg Clean Jerk attempt at the 2009 World Weightlifting Championships in Goyang City, Korea. In case you’re wondering, he didn’t make that lift (did 170kg , failed at 175kg), but won gold in the 62 kg class.
Here’s a little treat for you. Pick an exercise and perform 1 rep in minute 12 reps in minute 2…x reps in minute x until you can’t finish the prescribed reps in the minute. Below is Mikko Salo doing a 60kg “Death by Clean & Jerk” (ok, it’s power clean and push press) after a […]
Olympic Weightlifting is an art. The art of efficient movement. These 300 fps super slow motion clips of Kendrick Farris’ 157kg Snatch and Chad Vaughn’s 175kg Clean &amp; Jerk at the 2010 Arnold Classics are fine examples of that art.