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Forum: Olympic Lifting

Discuss Olympic lifting and your personal programs.

Just a few specific questions about oly lifts

Hey all really practicing my C&J a lot lately and noticing a few things and have a couple questions 1. What does it mean if sometimes when I try to catch the pull I land on my toes and not flat on feet? see pic but imagine im at the bottom of squat im assuming it means i lack a bit of...

edmrobbyd‎, 01-20-2014 07:45 PM
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When do you use a belt?

Just curious. I'm beginning a new training cycle in a couple of weeks and I'm mulling over a couple of different things, specifically when to wear a belt. I am considering not wearing a belt at all for back squats or front squats, but wearing one for clean & jerks. Opinions? I don't wear one during...

lukebaumy94‎, 01-18-2014 08:41 PM
02-23-2014, 05:55 AM Go to last post
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Too old?

Hello, I am very new to the weight lifting world. I recently discovered Olympic Lifting and enjoy the process of learning and improving so much. Just out of (mostly) curiosity...am I too old to hope of competing in any sort of professional capacity someday? I will be 30 in June. I know that...

IronBooks‎, 02-18-2014 05:31 AM
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Poll Poll: Olympic lifters: How many times do you train a week?

Looking to get into oly lifts soon and want to know a frequency. Where can I find good programs also?

Spaghettii‎, 09-13-2009 07:07 AM
02-20-2014, 07:32 PM Go to last post
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How do Olympic weightlifters train?

Can someone give me an example of an Olympic weightlifters training routines. Do they use 5x5 style training, 5/3/1, or something totally different? I am heavily into power-lifting right now but I would like to start doing the Olympic style lifts and i'm not sure how to workout. Thanks for any...

Saunier1989‎, 02-19-2014 09:20 AM
02-20-2014, 12:29 PM Go to last post
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Talking ILYA ILIN 200 snatch

Blink and You miss *****://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=581797291914771&set=vb.469816569779511&type=2&theater

VanNuysDimas‎, 02-20-2014 11:01 AM
02-20-2014, 11:01 AM Go to last post
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Lu Xiaojun...

So I was browsing some older threads over on pendlayforums and I stumbled on a thread from the gentleman behind "burlington barbell" on youtube (has a lot of Chinese o-lifting training videos). Anyways, it was a large thread dedicated to his time in China and one post in particular stood out... ...

TehHoneyBadger‎, 02-16-2014 08:16 PM
02-18-2014, 08:23 PM Go to last post
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wanting to start olympic lifting?

I am interested in starting to do the olympic lifts. I heard that they can increase explosiveness and vertical jump, and i want to dunk. im almost 17 and 180 lbs. Any advice because Ive lifted for 7 months, but have done no OL, only the regular lifts like squat and deadlift. ALso, I think it would...

Taylor2052‎, 02-14-2014 04:00 PM
02-16-2014, 02:32 PM Go to last post
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Online Coaching?

Wow I didn't even know Bodybuilding.com had a weightlifting sections. Anyways I don't even come here any more but hopefully I get some serious answers rather than trolls. Do you think that investing in an "online" coach is worth the investment? There are a lot these days and very in price....

Silver-Wolfe‎, 02-13-2014 10:42 PM
02-16-2014, 02:29 PM Go to last post
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Clean grip front squats just not gonna happen?

Hi guys, I've been trying to do clean grip front squats for about 3 years but cannot get it. I've tried stretching the crap out of my wrists/forearms. I gained some flexibility, but even after years of stretching several times per week I still am nowhere near getting a front squat with a clean...

SB100%Natural‎, 03-04-2011 07:03 AM
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Olympic Weight lifting gyms in New Jersey

I know there is one at fdu but was wondering if there was one in bergen county or close to bergen county...

Greek_Statue‎, 05-12-2010 11:59 PM
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how cal i snach more weight?

any advice?

wouldsmashten‎, 02-05-2014 08:23 AM
02-15-2014, 05:12 AM Go to last post
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Help support an up and coming college oly team! Buy some sweet gear!

Before I begin, I want to thank everyone for even clicking on this thread. I know that there are a lot of olympic weightlifters in this community, so thank you in advance for your support. I made this profile a few years ago and have only recently began to use it. I won't give you a personal...

alrenzi‎, 02-13-2014 10:04 PM
02-14-2014, 08:26 AM Go to last post
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Quad work on a sprained ankle

Sprained my ankle playing football over a month ago. Its very slow in healing, and I haven't been able to squat or do the lifts. I've been doing good mornings, deadlifts, and some pulls. I don't think that I'm getting enough quad work from this though. Leg extensions are terrible for knees and...

coldvein‎, 06-09-2013 07:19 PM
02-13-2014, 09:56 PM Go to last post
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romaleos 2?

I have a pair on order from east bay, but besides them and rogue, no one else carries them. I was googling them earlier and ran across a few discussions that Nike stopped making them and rogue, bought a huge supply? I can't even find them directly on Nike s website. I just thought it was odd. Any...

0p3rator‎, 12-04-2013 07:57 PM
02-13-2014, 09:53 PM Go to last post
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Looking to start Olympic Lifting

I started training in general 8 months ago. Before that I was just a skinny dude, never touched weights except to do curls here and there. I was able to put on about 30 lbs. And make some good strength gains. I would like to start an Olympic lifting routine next week. Current Lifts in lbs...

jagboy‎, 05-18-2011 12:25 PM
02-13-2014, 09:51 PM Go to last post
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Talking My 142.5 kg Clean

So I went into the gym the other day and decided to give cleans a go. I haven't done them in several years, and I've never trained weightlifting anyway, so I thought you guys might get a kick out of my terrible technique. I think I'm going to go to a Crossfit gym on their open day and give...

breathinglife‎, 11-26-2013 06:45 AM
02-13-2014, 09:44 PM Go to last post
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Bulking vs Constant Weight?

So I was recently wondering whether or not, for an 85kg lifter who is relatively new but wants to compete @ 85, I should bulk up and then cut down, or just stay at 85kg LEAN and just maintain and gain strength.

14packabs‎, 02-04-2014 10:25 PM
02-13-2014, 11:54 AM Go to last post
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Adipower sizing (no clue)

Hey fellas. Common topic obviously, but I'm hoping to get some advice. I'm going to order some adipowers, but since I live in japan and shipping/return costs are prohibitive here I want to be sure I'm ordering the right size. I have semi wide feet, and as a result my shoe size varies...

buyerofmtg‎, 02-08-2014 09:14 PM
02-09-2014, 07:43 PM Go to last post
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Clean Form Check

I'm still trying to get the technique for my cleans/power cleans down so any help would be great! These were meant to be power cleans but the weight was pretty heavy for me so they sort of turned into full cleans on some of the reps. By the looks of the video, it looks like I need to drop under...

Daniel0636‎, 02-08-2014 05:23 AM
02-09-2014, 06:49 PM Go to last post
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Weightlifting belts

Please recommend me a good weightlifting belt. I was thinking about a powerlifting one but I don't see weightlifters use belts thaat thick

BEhave‎, 02-05-2014 12:43 PM
02-09-2014, 06:43 PM Go to last post
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C&J practice, after constructive criticism

Been lifting for 6 months total and a few weeks for C&J. H-wLHIykjfs IN B4 don't drop it on your head.

Jimthegiant‎, 02-08-2014 02:03 PM
02-09-2014, 03:30 AM Go to last post
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Talking F**k YA 300+ club

Just making a thread to celebrate my 308 deadlift xD. My goal is 400lbs in 2 months at the same weight 77kgs Sorry dont have a vid but will try to do 320 in 2-3 days and will def film and upload that. :) Edit:i am in an olympic lifting club but the coach makes us deadlift some times.disregard...

PLbeast‎, 02-08-2014 07:16 AM
02-08-2014, 07:16 AM Go to last post
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Adipowers vs romaleos 2

Personally i own 3 romaleos and 1 adipower and all i can say is Adipowers- Better for oly lifts(c+j and snatch) while Romaleos- Better for back squats/front squats/ wrapped squatting for powerlifting Any of you guys agree?

J18W405‎, 02-02-2014 05:03 PM
02-07-2014, 05:14 PM Go to last post
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wrist wraps

*****://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3-M_M94qvk&list=UUCc6Qk94Pxc3C-ls7QEdLJQ&feature=c4-overview what are those red wraps that klokov wears? @ 2:28

J18W405‎, 02-06-2014 09:50 AM
02-07-2014, 12:29 PM Go to last post
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