Naim Suleymanoglu 190kg Clean and Jerk in the 60kg weight class. Mark Rippetoe: What you’ll see is that he takes about two or three pulses of pull in order to get his weight from his toes back onto the middle of his foot before the bar leaves the ground. In other words, he’s using those […]
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Pyrros Dimas (83kg lifter at the time) setting two world records in his second (176) and third (177kg) snatch at the 1995 European Championships inWarszawa. Look at that speed!
Watch Part 1 if you missed it. What is the favorite lifter he trained and that he didn’t train? Naim Süleymanoğlu and Tommy Kono
Barry from Weightlifting Epiphanies visited the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy in Danville, California, where he got the chance to interview Ivan Abadjiev and Alexander Krychev. Here is part one of the interview. The goal of opening the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy was to duplicate what the Bulgarians did after 1968 Mexico Olympics, namely going from zero medals to dominating the 1972 […]
John Broz uploaded a video his athletes performing at the 2011 USA National Championships. Lifters in the video: Ian Droze, Billy Bybee, Jared Enderton, and Pat Mendes.
70’s Big Podcast interviews weightlifter Ben Claridad. Topics – 2011 Nationals (click here for Ben’s recap)– The importance of competition experience (and how many meets he has done)– California Strength– General weightlifting philosophy– Coaching– Art Regarding coachng he emphasizes the importance of having a base of musculature and strength. To achieve this, beginning lifters should […]
Mehdi from StrongLifts has 4 quick tips for 4 lifts. 1. Squats: Arch Your Back2. Deadlifts: Relax Your Upper-back3. Bench Press: Widen Your Stance4. Press: Get Under The Bar
Check out Patrick Mendes’ winning the 105+ Snatch and Clean and Jerk session at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships. Patrick Mendes’ winning 177kg Snatch. Patrick Mendes’ winning 212kg Clean and Jerk. Giving him a total of 389kg, 21kg more than second placed Shane Maier. Also noteworthy is 17 year old Darren Barnes (56kg class) […]
Here are Kendrick Farris’ (Shreveport, La. / Louisiana State University Shreveport) winning lifts in the 85kg session at the 2011 USA Weightlifting National Championships. Kendrick Farris’ winning 157kg Snatch Kendrick Farris’ winning 199kg Clean and Jerk. Giving him a total of 356kg, 26kg more than second placed Zach Krych (Colorado Springs, Colo. / Team Minnesota) Also […]