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Forum: Olympic Lifting

Discuss Olympic lifting and your personal programs.

Cheap lifting shoes

I am looking for a pair of cheap stanđard lifting shoes: 0.75' heel height, etc. I found some options: Rogue site: Reebok 2.0 for 75$ Reebok 2.0+ for 87$ Adidas Drehkraft for 75$ Is their any other deal for lifting shoes? ( AMZ, EBay, etc) that is under 100$? us sites only.

ronalbak‎, 02-14-2016 06:30 AM
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Probably get flamed but ? on back squat and Low Bar

I've been reading forums and watching how to vids for years trying to improve my clean and anytime the question of Low Bar back squat comes up it's either dismissed or considered irrelevant to Oly lifting unless the author is Rip. I understand the use of the High Bar back squat for strength bldg...

DHDad‎, 12-04-2015 11:05 AM
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Snatch Form Check [vid]

All criticism welcome kPF7GKES090

bigasianboi‎, 08-02-2015 04:29 PM
02-13-2016, 06:48 PM Go to last post
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Question do you snatch high pull?

i m always doing snatch pulls but never snatch high pull you think i missed smth?

iSnatchUrSquat‎, 02-08-2016 01:45 PM
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How to change grip when doing CJ

So here is my issue. After i clean( full clean) the bar, my body will be in front squat position. I dont know how to change from fs grip to jerk grip like other olympic lifters. How can i fix it? Video is being uploaded to youtube, will be available soon.

ronalbak‎, 12-12-2015 06:19 AM
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Have some silly questions about OLY( CJ)

1st question: When i split jerk, which foot should go forward? Left of right? I am right-handed. Some sites say left but some say right and i dont know which to choose. 2nd question: About the feet placement. My foot often goes like this: (pic will be uploaded) How can i fix this? 3rd...

ronalbak‎, 01-28-2016 04:51 AM
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Who needs a Weightlifting coach?

I started weightlifting a few years ago and because the sport is so small I didnt have anyone to coach me. I was completely self taught, which caused me to waste a ton of time, trying to learn the moves and teach myself at the same time. I have since graduated with 2 BS in Kinesiology, one in...

jbrowniey00‎, 02-05-2016 04:37 PM
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Lightbulb post your favorite complexes

mine power clean + 2 front squats + power jerk 3 cleans + 2 jerks idk about snatch,never done a sn complex smth like power snatch and overhead squat maybe

iSnatchUrSquat‎, 01-30-2016 12:37 PM
01-31-2016, 07:00 AM Go to last post
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any benefits from doin pull ups?

srsly do pull ups help with the oly lifts?

iSnatchUrSquat‎, 12-28-2015 12:06 AM
01-13-2016, 11:29 PM Go to last post
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How much of OLing leg work is moderate-high rep?

Olympic Lifters are known for having jacked legs and I always assumed all their leg work was with very heavy weight and low reps (singles, doubles...occasionally going up to 5 reps etc) but a friend has been telling me that the Chinese OLers in particular utilize moderate and even high rep squats....

hitch222‎, 12-24-2015 06:02 PM
01-13-2016, 11:25 PM Go to last post
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trying to get into olympic lifting!

hey everyone, so I recently have been thinking about making a switch over to olympic lifting. I've been following powerlifting programs for maybe 2-3 years now, and before that was just doing the workouts my high school coaches gave to me. I think getting into olympic lifting would really...

sperez21‎, 01-01-2016 09:21 PM
01-13-2016, 11:20 PM Go to last post
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Talking Crossfit shoes for olympic lifting?

Im new to Olympic lifting and was looking for some good olympic shoes. But I found some crossfit shoes on 50% off and they are cheaper than the oly shoes. So are crossfit shoes good for olympic lifting? Are these shoes good? Crossfit shoes:...

SindreLaupstad‎, 12-27-2015 10:16 AM
01-13-2016, 11:17 PM Go to last post
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Olympic weightlifting gyms in DC

Hey everyone, I apologize if this has been posted before (I tried using the search function, but for reason I kept on getting the "error" message). I am moving to DC for the Spring term. I was wondering if you anyone could direct me to any oly lifting gyms. I am relatively new to oly lifting...

GeeGeeCee‎, 12-14-2015 08:01 PM
01-06-2016, 04:41 PM Go to last post
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Contact in S. Korea to get some OLY Shoes

So Im in Korea for like another month or so. I'm trying to get a hold of these Asics Oly shoes (TOW727) if they make em my size. Anyone know any contacts in SKorea that could point me to the right direction? None of the sports stores here or gyms know anything. Hoping maybe one of BB member is...

MichaelBack27‎, 01-01-2016 02:04 AM
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Talking new guy right here

hello guys just signed up here my numbers are snatch 70 kg,c&j 87.5kg FS 95kg and BS 100kg I lift 5x week,and squat in every session,3 FS and 2 BS,i pull 4x week apparently im in a strength routine I use only whey and calcium right now

iSnatchUrSquat‎, 12-27-2015 06:40 AM
12-27-2015, 06:40 AM Go to last post
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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
12-23-2015, 01:07 PM Go to last post
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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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