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Weightlifting and amazing sport…just how amazing?

We hear all the time that weightlifting is the most amazing, fast and powerful sport..

Exactly how fast is it and how powerful is it?

Very fast and powerful indeed..

Elite lifters’ velocity could reach :

Snatch

80 % 160-170 Meters per second

100% 130-140 Meters per second

Jerk

100% 250-270 Meters per second …Wow!!!!!

As far as power we use watts and in the following chart you can compare the Olympic lifts with classic lift such as Deadlift, bench press,etc..

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The daily training of our lifters…

Today we have New England record holder AmyLynne Frankel.

Stats;

Snatch 56 Kg

C&J       73 Kg

Back Squat 95 Kg

Age 35

Weight class 48 Kg

Day 4 1.-Snatch 28×3 31×3 34×3 36(2×3) 15 reps
2.-C & J 37×3 40×3 44×3 47(2×3) 15 reps
3.-Back Squat 48×3 52×3 57×3 62(2×3) 15 reps
Snatch with bar 5×3
C&J with bar 5×3

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The training of our lifters

Today we have day 2 of our lifter Chris Kenney.

Chris will compete this weekend so he is in what we call Competition Modeling week.

Stats

Snatch 135 Kg

C&J        173 Kg

Back Squat 228 Kg

Weight class 85-94

Age 25

Day 2 1.-Snatch 88×3 95×3 101×3 108(2×3) 15 reps
2.-C & J 112×3 121×3 130×3 138(2×3) 15 reps
3.-Back Squat 148×3 160×3 171×3 182(2×3) 15 reps
Snatch with bar 5×3
C&J with bar 5×3

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The training of our lifters….

Today we’ll post the training of Gwendolyn Rojas.

Age; 12

Best snatch: 55 Kg

Best C & J: 67 Kg

Best Back Squat: 82 Kg

Titles; 2014 and 2015 USA Youth National Champion

Day 6 1.- Snatch 35×3 40×3 44(2×3) 47×2 50(2×1) 22 reps
2.- C & J 45×3 50×3 54(2×3) 56×3 60(2×1) 22 reps
3.- F Squat 45(2×3) 50(2×3) 55(2×3) 60×3 65×2 23 reps
OBS 388 reps. 106 snatch. 106 C&J. 128 squats. 48 pulls

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