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Let's go! 💪 Watch 79 year old Marilyn Katzmark deadlift a strong 120kg/270 lbs.
Video: 🎥 @usaplcalifornia & @usapowerlifting
This is absolutely ridiculous! Check out Vasily Polovnikov's latest 152kg/334 lb 🏋🏼♂️ MUSCLE snatch PR!
Have you seen heavier?
Video: 🎥 @vasily_polovnikov
🏋🏻♀️🏋🏾♂️A Few Clean & Jerk Benefits! What else would you add?
Right: @cj__cummings at BarBend
Check out this strong 7-plate tandem deadlift 🏋🏻♀️🏋🏽♀️ from Gina Aversa and Samyra Abweh!
Video: 🎥 @ginahalfwolf & @minimyraa
It's insane how fast Chinese weightlifter 🏋️♂️ Shi Zhiyong (72kg BW in video) got under this 170kg snatch.
This snatch is 4kg over Liao Hui's current -69kg world record of 166kg that he set in 2014!
Video: 🎥 @mastrength
Kilograms and Pounds!
Yes, we're fans of using kilograms over pounds, so let's save the "one is better than the other" argument in the comments below! 🤔 This simple chart is for those who want a quick visual for lower weight conversions.
If you want to do math in your head, then there are a couple ways to do so for kg & lb conversions.
NOTE: 1 Kilogram = 2.20462 lbs
From LBS ➡️ KG conversions
The simplest way is to DIVIDE your lb weight by 2.2. Keep in mind, that's the abbreviated way of doing so.
From KG ➡️ LBS conversions
METHOD 1: Take pound weight and multiply by 2.2.
METHOD 2: Multiple your kg weight by 2, then add 10% of that onto the end.
Step 1: 100kg x 2 = 200 lbs.
Step 2: 10% of 200 lbs = 20 lbs.
Step 3: 200 lbs + 20 lbs = 220 lbs or 100kg at BarBend
Holy cow! 🏋🏾♂️ Check out this 10-rep 274kg/605 lb deadlift set from 83kg powerlifter @_vwill!
Video: 🎥 @canditotraininghq
Check out 🏋🏽♀️ Colombian weightlifter Leidy Solis (69kg) squatting a very strong 180k/396 lb triple!
Video: 🎥 @leidysolis69kg_oficial
Calling ALL 🏋🏻♀️🏋🏾♂️ WEIGHTLIFTERS!
We're trying to gain a better understanding of the split percentages 📊 of strength sport athletes that follow us, so if you weightlift, then like this post, please!
AND tag YOUR favorite weightlifter below 👇 at BarBend
Whenever we need a pick me up, we watch this video of one of our favorite weightlifting 🏋🏼♂️🏋🏻♀️ moments on repeat. Tag a friend who needs a pick me up!
Original post: " #weightliftingcelebration Matthias Steiner clean and jerking a huge PR of 258kg to win the Beijing Olympics. After losing his wife in a car crash almost exactly a year prior to competing, Steiner recalled that he had previously told his wife that he would win the Olympics.
With her gone, and left with the motivation to do what he told her, he hit a huge PR, clean and jerking 8 kilos more than the Russian Chigishev for the gold. In a huge release of emotion, Steiner breaks down, filled with sheer joy and utter sadness. It is amazing what emotion can do. This is one of the great moments of our sport. In Steiner we trust!
Video: 🎥 @weightlifting_house
OG Video - Olympic YouTube channel.
A huge 195kg/429 lb sleeved squat from Stefi Cohen!
This is 10kg over Cohen's current all-time world record of 185kg in the 56kg/123 lb weight class that she set last year at the SPF Record Breakers meet!
Video: 🎥 @steficohen
Strength Pioneer Appreciation Post!
Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton
At 5’1″ and 115 lbs, Abbye wasn’t just strong, she was built. Abbye organized the first sanctioned weightlifting meets for women, and had personal PRs that included a 100 lb press, 105lb snatch, and a 135 lb clean & jerk…in 1947.
Above is an expert from the article about Stockton on our site written by @brookesiem.
To read more about Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton, Google: BarBend + Abbye Stockton! at BarBend
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