Zen Quote of the Month: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” — Muhammad Ali This Month in the World of Weightlifting Nick Horton got married! We said, “I do”, we roller skated, we drank a lot of vodka. … [Read More]
Zen quote of the Week: “It’s hard, it’s hard as hell. I like that it’s hard … It makes football a joke.” – John North, on the training he does for Olympic Weightlifting. This week in the world of weightlifting: Tamara “T-Bone” has a great write up of her experience watching this years 2011 Arnold… [Read More]
Sorry, I know I’m putting this out on a Tuesday! … oops! Zen quote of the Week: “Those who are special … are specific” – Ivan Abadjiev This week in the world of weightlifting: Doctor Hartman discusses the “Transfer Effect” in weightlifting: When selecting exercises it is necessary to choose those that have the… [Read More]
He’s closer than a hairs breath of a frogs ass to makin’ that jerk.
Here’s all three of his attempts at each lift compiled. Notice the wild way he misses his last clean and jerk. He gets driven down by the spring of the bar in the set up for the jerk, so that he can’t use the bounce to get the weight up. Shockingly, he still rides it… [Read More]
This video shows Kendrick Ferris in a fun and playful way. I like that. I think we need to do everything we can to make our sport seem more accessible to young people.