Monday, December 30, 2013

How Russian Weightlifters Train


The Russians have always fielded strong teams and have consistently produced Olympic champions, world champions and world record holders. They have been especially successful in coaching bigger athletes, and in the 2013 World Championships Russian lifters won the heaviest classes in both the men’s and the women’s divisions. The women’s champion, in fact, broke the world record clean and jerk with a lift of 190 kilos (418 pounds)! Coaches from other countries have sought to learn from the Russians, but it’s been a challenge because much of the material has been “lost in translation

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