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Forum: Olympic Lifting

Discuss Olympic lifting and your personal programs.

What do you think of this hybrid program? (Bodybuilding, powerlifting and Olympic

This program was posted by Christian theibedeau over at t nation Here's a modification of a program I designed that might fits the bill: DAY 1 1. Bench press ramp to 1RM 2. Bench press from pins just above sticking point, start at 70% of no.1 and ramp to 1RM 3. Bench press lockout (from...

Kirillbro‎, 06-29-2016 04:50 PM
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How much did you guys power clean when you first started + at what age?

i started doing power cleans @ the beginning of this year started working on form with 10k on each side lol now im on 180lb

maSSive!‎, 09-04-2007 08:03 PM
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Lightbulb pyrross lifts again

last weekend the sprorts club spartacus Ioanninon organized oly lifting veteran games in the memory of george oikonomou who died last year pyrros was there and lift for his buddy 9WA-Zn81MOQ so many feels bro

RepsForJesuss‎, 05-31-2016 06:15 AM
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Question Why are Iranians so strong?

Iranians have now become a force to be reckoned with in Olympic Weightlifting. What is it that makes them so strong?? It can not be mere coincidence - this phenomenon is the result of something that wasn't there before. I am guessing probably diet or the environment. Superior training too, but...

Glenn Gould‎, 08-08-2012 08:50 AM
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Opinions about Clean and Jerk only program.

Because of some personal reasons, i cant do the snatch so i will focus on the clean and jerk only. This is my program. NOTE: % mean % of my max for that lift Mon: Clean day Front SQ: Ramp up to daily max Clean: 3x1 @85% Clean Pull: Ramp up to 80% (1x3) Romanian Deadlift: 3x5 @75% Tue:...

ronalbak‎, 07-07-2016 06:43 AM
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Looking to get into the olympic lifting?

Sciencebasedathletics.com https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ1ad5hjrC3/?taken-by=sciencebasedathletics check out one of my athletes ive been working with for 1 1/2 years now. Looking to set some American records at university nationals in a few weeks, today she totaled about 13 kg over the...

jbrowniey00‎, 09-01-2016 08:16 PM
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Rotator cuff tear

I had Rotator cuff tear last month, now i am ok. Can anyone tell me if i can start doing Push-ups or shall i direct start training.

meryalpes‎, 08-08-2016 11:42 PM
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Whats a good way to get the powerclean up?

I'm pretty new to Power Cleaning. I just recently fixed my form (by using hook grip and keeping arms locked) and my Power Clean jumped from 120 to 160. So I started doing 5x3 with 135 pounds. And then every workout I added 5 pounds. I got to 155 pounds and couldn't complete 2 reps on the first...

jmanjman47‎, 01-23-2008 02:21 PM
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I give up. I can't do hook grip.

I keep trying to use it, but it's pretty discouraging. I have pretty small hands for someone my height so that doesn't help. But it just feels ridiculously weak. The other day I tried to use hook grip for 5 x 205 RDL's and I could only maintain the hook grip for two reps before it gave out. On...

Quarter Nelson‎, 03-29-2009 04:22 PM
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Rio weightlifting

Hi, How many here are following weightlifting tourney at the summer Olympics? Seems a good outing for the top contenders, I guess?

tommypress‎, 08-12-2016 12:22 AM
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New to Olympic lifting... few quick questions

After watching some of the olympics and wanting to try a new training program for myself, i have considered giving olympic powerlifting a shot. I've been lifting weights since I was 14 and have pretty decent strength to start a program. Before I ask about this specific program I saw online, will...

dudecar123‎, 08-11-2016 12:17 PM
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2016 release weightlifting shoes

olympic year... i am still using my 2004 Adipures bought about 2007... adidas have released their olympic year shoe... what has nike got coming out? cant seem to find any info... Leistung 16 Shoes vs ??? to get all my money....

scott_donald‎, 03-25-2016 05:28 AM
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Calling all OL'ers......:)

I hope the fact that the Oly forum is always dead means that you guys actually have a life and aren't boring :D

gbg‎, 10-15-2009 03:57 PM
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Urgent help, please!

Hello, I'm an intermediate lifter - I've traditionally trained for bodybuilding for about two years (casually) and recently picked up Olympic lifting, too. I'm training fourteen times a week (7 for bodybuilding, 5 for olympic lifting) but I've recently torn my meniscus in my knee. It's been...

Deniswoo‎, 04-05-2016 02:10 PM
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Snatch-bent arm help

I cannot keep my elbows from bending when the weight goes up in a squat snatch. How can I prevent this?

ldbryson‎, 05-19-2016 06:23 PM
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Weightlifting Gym in Long Island

Hi, I set up a weightlifting gym in Holbrook, on Long Island. I'm 20, so not a coach or anything, but I have a pendlay bearing bar, and bumper plates. I would like to try to get a gym of dedicated olympic lifters. It's hard to find places out in Long Island though. I invite anyone interested to...

Greco-Roman‎, 12-15-2012 03:20 PM
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Olympic weightlifting

Hi All, I m happy that i found this section that talking about Olympic weightlifting, i started doing weightlifing (clean, jerks, squats, pulls and snatch) like one month ago. I have few questions hope you can help me, i eat very clean and control my marcos and also following carb cycling...

Onaraider‎, 11-12-2015 02:52 AM
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Best way to incorporate Olympic Lifting into my routine?

Olympic lifting is something I've been wanting to do for a while, unfortunately my gym isn't equipped with bumper plates, blocks, oly bars etc. I'm still wanting to give it a shot tho. My current stats Deadlift: 500lbs ( been up to 600lbs) Squat: 425lbs Seated OHP: 155lbs for 5 reps I...

Who?‎, 04-27-2016 10:09 PM
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Unhappy poor shoulder strenght

im sick of my weak shoulders,wut to do? im always getting injured and more often than not i do only the clean and not the jerk cos i suffer wut to do?

pureckeky‎, 03-31-2016 02:40 AM
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Junior national chanpionships

Hey guys I have a goal of competing at the junior national championships next year and I don't really know if it's doable or not. my goals is to c&j 140kg (308 lbs) and snatch 115 kg (231 lbs) by my 16th birthday next June. I can clean around 225 ish now without knowing how to catch it in a front...

churley57‎, 07-05-2016 01:22 AM
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Clean and Jerk reps

When doing double and triples, do you do the same number of jerks as cleans? or is it best to do a 2+1 or 3+1? trying to figure out the best approach as a beginner in this style of lifting

MtnJax‎, 03-11-2016 02:11 PM
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Angry Issues

I have some troubles with my OLY lifts. Jerk: I seems to be pressing to much instead of dropping my body down. Also, my foot placement is a issue. My front leg doesnt as far as it should be, that makes me unstable. Clean: Some people say i am to aggressive, i need to relax more but with new...

ronalbak‎, 04-11-2016 12:59 PM
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Weightlifting Gyms North of Houston?

I just moved to the Woodlands area north of Houston, TX and was wondering if anyone knew of any gyms that had platforms for C/J and Snatching. There's ten thousand crossfit gyms that want to charge $200 a month... but I just want some rubber and a bar to slam. Maybe a bro or two.. who...

trevorthorpe‎, 07-26-2016 11:35 PM
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Do they sell .75 mm weightlifting shoes at the mall?

I am heading to the mall, where could I find .75 mm weightlifting shoes? are there any specific stores? I want them mainly for squatting since I do my dead lifts just using my socks. Also, how do I identify them? Thank you

DBZ1‎, 06-20-2016 08:01 PM
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Staying upright Squat

Hey everyone...... I just wanna ask if somebody has some tips for me to stay more upright in the Squat.... Or general technique-critique on my squat. I got a few videos with flat shoes and with wl-shoes just to show both of them. Flat shoes (recorded yesterday)

Fleshor‎, 05-14-2016 12:40 AM
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