A little history lesson.
The best weightlifting videos, articles and interviews from around the web.
Chad Vaughn shows us how to set up for a correct snatch position. His tip: Raise the head, lead with chest. That will keep the back tighter.
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 […]
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