Rob Macklem: @kianoush_rostami IRI #85kg will be lifting as a #96kg at 2019 worlds. Listed at 375kg total on the preliminary start list, if he's healthy probably closer to 400kg The final verification should see some higher entry totals in this category and many other
Rob Macklem: Sarah Davies @sarahd_gb #64kg has put on a lot of KG on #snatch #cleanjerk since 2017 worlds. She should be lifting in the premiere A session in Thailand 2019 #girlswholiftheavy #olympiclifting #olylifting
Rob Macklem: Caine Wilkes USA #superheavy lifting in Las Vegas Mar 2019 perennial #usaweightlifting team member He will be lifting at #iwf2019 worlds @usa_weightlifting
Rob Macklem: Julio Luna VEN #94kg solid overhead positioning in jerk #cleanjerk #olylifting
Rob Macklem: Julio Luna #94kg Venezuela lifting in Vancouver Canada 2003 worlds with 222.5kg #cleanjerk . Julio lifted in 4 Olympics 1992,1996, 2000, 2004. Angel Luna carries on the tradition ranked 4th on start list 2019 worlds #96kg #olylifting
Rob Macklem: Carolina Valencia MEX #48kg @krovalencia with well balanced lifting; 3 bronze medals #snatch #cleanjerk and total at 2013 worlds in Poland #girlswholiftheavy #girlswholift #olylifting #weightlifting
Rob Macklem: Carolina Valencia MEX #49kg @krovalencia #girlswholiftheavy #girlswholift #olylifting #weightlifting
Rob Macklem: Lü Xiaojun #77kg finishing up his 200kg #squatjerk ; barbell close to the face (no head rearing back) he unhooks his grip and dips and drives with an open hand and has relatively high elbows; all these ensure the jerk forces(tensions) are from the lower e
Rob Macklem: Lü Xiaojun #77kg with 200kg #cleanjerk in training. With the huge talent pool in China I have no idea whether he will lift at the 2019 worlds or if he is even entered. Very low position, full hand around #barbell #olylifting #olympicweightlifting
Rob Macklem: @tiantao96kg in training hall worlds 2013; will be the big favorite in Thailand. #olylifting #olylifts #olympiclifting
Rob Macklem: Li Hongli CHN 77kg in almost all the major competitions leading up to and including the 2008 Beijing Olympics placed 1st in the #snatch. He often had problems in the jerk. The heel height of his shoes may have been a minor contributor to jerk misses. A hi
Rob Macklem: Looking forward to returning to Thailand for the 2019 world #weightlifting championships, it's been 12 yrs. As in any pre Olympic year each weight class will have many competitors. In Chiang Mai @iwfnet 2007 worlds Li Hongli (#snatch 166kg overhead 2nd at
Rob Macklem: @rebeka_koha Weightlifting requires individualized rehearsed technical and platform routines that eventually become free of any mental thought. The best performance happens when the lifts are performed automatically, when the motor patterns are controlled
Rob Macklem: @rdmeidl excellent technical skill (as well as being strong and fast )💪💪😋 in both #snatch and #cleanjerk , Canadian #weightlifting championship 2019 #olylifting
Rob Macklem: Rachel Siemens @siemensweightlifting at bottom of #frontsquat very low secure balanced upright position. A fundamental #olylift
Rob Macklem: Rachel Siemens #64kg @siemensweightlifting yesterday in training doing an unintentional Xiaojun Lu impersonation. Doing #frontsquat sets of 115kgx2. Her physique comes from mainly from relatively small number of fundamental #olylifting exercises (involvin
Rob Macklem: Rachel Siemens @siemensweightlifting light jerk behind neck. We don't go heavy in this exercise, typically around 70-75% intensity #cleanjerk #olylifting #jerkrack
Rob Macklem: Rachel Siemens #64kg Screen shots from video of a set front #squat 120kgx3 a few wks ago. each rep of the 3 reps is identical, a virtual carbon copy. Consistent repeatable quality of movement governs both the #intensity and extent of numericals. High elbo
Rob Macklem: Rachel Siemens #64kg @siemensweightlifting Whether #backsquat or #frontsquat we always go to this low balanced position. Critical is the speed of ascent in squatting. After tomorrow we have another 4 wks in a strength cycle with an emphasis on leg stren
Rob Macklem: Samuel Espinoza @samuelespinoza nice looking lift; under the #barbell #fast #low #halterophilie #snatch #olylifting
Rob Macklem: Ivan Cambar this past weekend lifting at #89kg in LaPrairie, Quebec . A heavier body weight but he still has the moves. #snatch #firehydrant
Rob Macklem: Ivan Cambar CUBA #77kg with 160kg #snatch Over many decades Cuban weightlifters have done very well, despite being an impoverished nation. In the 1960's Cuba imported Russian Barbells and Russian coaches. By the 1970's they had world champions and world r
Rob Macklem: Ivan Cambar CUBA #77kg lifted this past weekend at the Canadian championships in the #89kg category. His international lifting career was as a 77kg lifter. I believe his career best was done in 2009 in Goyang (this pic) were he did #snatch 160kg and #clea
Rob Macklem: David Samayoa @davesamayoa This is what sport is about. Coming back strong from adversity. David missed all his snatches something every lifter and coach can relate to. Mere mortals have their spirit crushed and a state of inertia sets in, but not the cha
Rob Macklem: Pierre-Alexandre Bessette #96kg Quebec @paweightlifting Gotta love the quote on PA's instagram account "Its a long way to the top if you want to rock'n roll" Same for #weightlifting. Good song for training. #olylifting #snatch
Rob Macklem: Matt Lee @mattnotogus #73kg #cleanjerk #olylifting #weightlifting
Rob Macklem: Matt Lee @mattnotogus #73kg #cleanjerk #olylifting #weightlifting
Rob Macklem: Matt Lee @mattnotogus #73kg knee comes down hits platform; in a split second he returns to the corrected bottom position, stands up with the #barbell and voila does this....... next image
Rob Macklem: Matt Lee @mattnotogus #73kg pretty amazing feat with 155kg this past weekend at Canadian championships ( see next 2 photos)
Rob Macklem: Nikki Varbanov #73kg @varbanov216 @ontarioweightlifting #cleanjerk