Here is a training hall video of Halil Mutlu (also in the video is Kakhi Kakhiashvili). Lots of snatches, power cleans and front squats. Halil Mutlu Snatch 130kg @ 54kg
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Here are several training hall lifts from the Bulgarian Olympic weightlifting team training for the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. This home made video was shot by an unknown weightlifting fan and found its way into the PHAT Elvis gym and has only been seen by a select few members of the U.S. weightlifting community. […]
Here is a training hall video from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. See snapshots of Pyrros Dimas‘ snatch sequence at 2000 Sydney Olympic training hall, 1 week out from competition. highest snatch was 182.5 or 183kg. Christos Spyrou and Pyrros Dimas snatching in their last heavy workout before the 2000 Olympics, 85 kilo class Pyrros Dimas […]
Somehow must have missed this clip from the 2011 WWC training hall. Ruben Aleksanyan with a 260kg front squat.
You may remember this post about Lu Xiaojun muscle snatching 110kg in the 2011 WWC training hall. Here’s a video of it:
With the 2012 London Olympics approaching here is a short video of the Russian weightlifters in the training hall. Because the Russians don’t want you to watch this clip if you are outside of Russia, you need to use a Russian proxy. Use hideme.ru and paste this link http://news.sportbox.ru/Vidy_sporta/hard_attletics/spbvideo_NI288949_Velikolepnaya-desyatka-gotovitsya-pokoriti-London into it. Features lifters like David Bejanyan, Chingiz Mogushkov and others.
Whenever I talk about weightlifting with people who are not into the sport they always envision the super heavyweights with their high body fat percentages. Little do they know that lifters who want to start in lighter weight classes are pretty ripped. Rob Macklem has a great example of that fact. China’s 77kg lifter Lu Xiaojun doing […]
Update: Here he is 1 year later in the London Olympic training hall. Update: A fellow redditor in r/weightroom found a second video of the same squat. According to which it was only 320kg (see 2nd video below). Nonetheless he made it look way too easy. Here is a video of a big 360kg (800 lbs) 320kg (705 lbs) squat […]
Here is some inspiration for your next workout. Another Zlatan Vanev clip from the Unbelievable Bulgarians Training Hall DVD got uploaded to YouTube. Just a regular day in the office. Update 01.05.2015: His 5 attempts at 210kg Clean & Jerk