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Forum: Olympic Lifting

Discuss Olympic lifting and your personal programs.

Beginner question about the second pull?

I am new to Olympic lifting and I have been taught to basically jump as vertically as possible after the bar passes the knees for the snatch and clean and I feel like I am either misunderstanding, or this feels incorrect. All of the videos I have seen in slow motion "seem" to have the lifters pulls...

sodah987‎, 12-13-2015 11:08 AM
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Video of a friends ascension in weightlifting! (must watch)

lDcGhXb5NcA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDcGhXb5NcA Be sure to watch to the end, competition PR's !

ScottGomez‎, 12-10-2015 04:33 PM
12-15-2015, 01:59 AM Go to last post
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Question Anyone here use ROMWOD?

Hi all, New to the community but long time lurker. Just wondering if anyone here has any experience with this program? Haven't been able to find any reviews on it online so I figured I'd ask ya'll. Basically I'm looking for ways to improve my mobility as I'm trying to get my form back after...

megado‎, 12-10-2015 08:09 PM
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Top Canadians weightlifters training session

A friend of mine got to film some of the top Canadian weightlifters training together : ddB32sLv7_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddB32sLv7_k

ScottGomez‎, 11-08-2015 08:35 AM
12-06-2015, 01:33 PM Go to last post
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Clean Pull Form Check

Just wanted to make sure I was doing these right. dLGAh6_b-g8

NewbieX2‎, 12-01-2015 02:38 PM
12-02-2015, 10:39 AM Go to last post
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Aleksey Lovchev 264 KG (582 lbs) Clean & Jerk (and total) World Record

Havent seen this incredible lift being posted, so here it is. (also in slow-mo) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRlJWcPzg-8 Just insane.

dEstr0y3r‎, 11-30-2015 10:15 AM
11-30-2015, 05:08 PM Go to last post
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Starting Catalyst Athletics 12 week basic cycle (Day 3)

HxTt5p9VoOw I just started training again after a month or a little more off due to a rib out of place. Thought I would post my first video with commentary here. I will be sticking to cycle for the next 12 weeks and am excited to work up to the heavy days towards the end. I'll be posting videos...

maxxmike‎, 11-25-2015 07:54 PM
11-27-2015, 08:05 PM Go to last post
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Back squat grip width in relation to upper back tightness

Hello everyone, I am a complete beginner so bear with me. I have spent roughly 2 months trying to ease myself into some olympic back squats, I had fairly good mobility but I found I needed way more hip and ankle mobility to be able to squat upright. I'm getting more and more upright with time...

tokelift‎, 04-27-2014 04:25 PM
11-20-2015, 07:26 AM Go to last post
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incorporating oly lifts

Shall I do cleans at the beginning of my lower day or at the end.

nathan643‎, 11-16-2015 08:43 AM
11-16-2015, 09:02 AM Go to last post
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How many of you squat everyday?

Just wondering how many of you squat everyday? I've read up on the bulgarian approach and read the whole broz thread who also suggests squatting everyday to the max, which is what I have done for the last 2.5 weeks (singles to max then 5 back off sets with 2-3 reps with 90%). I'm pretty new to...

stratoo‎, 11-24-2011 08:46 PM
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Highbar Squat

Hey guys...... I switched to highbar a few weeks ago and would like to get some tips from you..... 1. How can i keep my back straight in the bottom position? I saw some videos on YouTube from other guys squatting without wl-shoes (because i don't want to ''need'' wl-shoes to Squat...

Fleshor‎, 11-10-2015 07:46 AM
11-13-2015, 10:06 PM Go to last post
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Elbow, Bicep, Shoulder pain

I have practiced the Snatch, Clean and jerk and after that i felt pain in my joints and bíceps (left arm). It has been a week and the pain wont go away eventhough i havent train Cj, sn for the last wẻek Any idea?

ronalbak‎, 11-01-2015 09:03 PM
11-09-2015, 11:38 PM Go to last post
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Power Clean Form Check

Here's the Video: -AqUUcPM_1I Stats: Height: 6'4 Bodyweight: 215lbs/97.5kg Weight Used: 165lbs/75kg Estimated Max Before Injury: 205lbs/93kg

Gett01‎, 09-01-2015 09:00 AM
10-29-2015, 01:03 PM Go to last post
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Sergey Bondarenko (Russia, 450/510 lbs. @235+): Useful Articles, Q&A, Form Check etc.

Dear friends, My name is Sergey Bondarenko and I am an Olympic weightlifting master of sports of international class (Russian top sports rank). This thread is my humble way to contribute to Olympic weightlifters community and to share my knowledge and experience which I received while making my...

SergBondarenko‎, 08-03-2015 06:35 AM
10-22-2015, 07:05 PM Go to last post
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New to Oly

Hey guys I don't know how to Oly lift but it seems very very very fun I'm a college student on a budget so I don't really want to get a coach I was going to watch videos and read stuff and practice form to learn the Oly lifts I was wondering if that is a good idea Also is there any...

DarDardz‎, 10-08-2015 03:30 PM
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dan john program

powerlifting tryng to oly here. starting with the bar to fix form and very going light, can i do the program 4-5 times a week til it gets heavier? Start with a little Warm Up Snatch : 8 Sets of Doubles Clean and Jerk :8 Sets of Singles Front Squat: 5 Sets of 5 Press : 5 Sets of 3

MSDPL‎, 10-05-2015 03:12 PM
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Any weightlifting halls in Shanghai and Beijing?

Going in the near future, anyone know how to get access into one of these training halls?

snatchcleanjerk‎, 03-24-2012 12:26 AM
09-29-2015, 06:42 AM Go to last post
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Looking for a gym in Hendersonville, TN

So I just moved to Hendersonville, TN. I'm looking for an Olympic/powerlifting style gym in the Hendersonville, Goodletsville, Madison area. Really all I need is rubber weights, a squat/power rack, bench press, oly and power bars maybe a deadlift platform, and an area large enough to do clean and...

reinise‎, 07-18-2015 06:29 PM
09-23-2015, 10:10 AM Go to last post
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Shoe Heel Height?

Anyone know of decent shoes that have lower than the 3/4 inch heel like all the shoes do now? I'm pretty sure those Asics 727 shoes are lower but wondering if there's any other options

KiwiJames‎, 09-20-2015 12:33 AM
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Is a 20kg clean jump possible in a month?

So i am starting up olympic lifting since highschool again. I trying to break my old highschool max goal of 100kg for cleans i got close with 95 kg. But im am currently maxing around 80kg. Do you guys thinks its possible within a month to increase that much? and if so would cleaning 2 days a week...

yang4‎, 07-24-2015 11:03 AM
09-17-2015, 05:20 PM Go to last post
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Yet another form check - Power Clean

I know this isn't strictly an O-lifting form check, but I think O-lifters are better qualified at gauging form for power cleans than football coaches or bodybuilders. I posted this to r/Fitness as well so here it is the post: My friend and I are trying to learn proper clean technique. I use...

DankDangles‎, 09-15-2015 01:19 PM
09-16-2015, 08:28 AM Go to last post
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Best whey protein?

My son is into wrestling and his coach wants him to do some body building and get on a program over the summer with some Whey Protein isolate.. In your opinion.. what is the best quality and the best tasting one out there? There are so many and I am totally confused.

cheri‎, 01-29-2011 04:18 PM
09-07-2015, 06:04 PM Go to last post
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Snatch seminar

Functional Muscle Fitness in Concord,CA will be conducting a Weightlifting Seminar on the Snatch, Saturday September 26 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. They will be covering topics on technique, muscle activation, injury prevention and mobility. For more information please visit functionalmusclefitness .com

FMFEdgarG‎, 09-03-2015 10:42 AM
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Getting back into weightlifting at age 31. Set new training maxes (form check vids)

I've been out of the weightlifting/powerlifting/bodybuilding game for too long. I would like to hit some big PR's while I'm still young! I've been training for a few weeks now and hit some training maxes. Below are videos, feel free to comment on form, etc. My old PR's from my mid 20's were a...

Dfault‎, 08-11-2015 07:17 PM
08-22-2015, 07:46 PM Go to last post
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Hang clean help

Me and my friend are working on our power clean. We are basketball players trying to work on our explosiveness. Can you guys give us any specific tips on how to perform the movements better? I watched a lot of turtorials on youtube but we cant seem to get the movement right. You are supposed to hit...

Rensvr‎, 07-15-2015 01:54 PM
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