Thursday 26 November 2009

Thursday's treaty with Zag

I ended up training quite late this evening for a variety of reasons, but it also ended up being an enjoyable and effective session. Zag represented my lifting conscience and I listened to him tonight. It was important not to go overboard tonight and remember that what really matters is Saturday week in London. Here is what I did tonight:

A 10 minute joint warm up and five minute glute and hip pre hab followed by a hsort amount of bar work.

Power Snatch: 1x2@50, 50, 60 1x1@70, 80, 90, 95, 95, 97--The last few were around parallel. The last three Snatches are in the video below so have a look and let me know of any comments you have. I visualised what I wanted in regards to my back lock and me catching it nice and early and this seemed to help.

Power Clean and Power Jerk--For some reason I wanted to do this tonight, so I went with it. I would rarely perform these movements, so I wanted to see if I could beat my best Power Clean and Power Jerk which was 125. I have Cleaned and Power Jerked 130 before but tonight I Power Cleaned 127 and Power Jerked it with a press out. I did two doubles with 70 and then singles with 90, 100, 110, 120 and 127. They felt fast and I really enjoyed them. Zag wisely stopped me there.

Front Squat--Again Zag led from the front and got me to do doubles with 110, 120, 130 and then an really nice and easy single with 145 that felt great.

Have a look at the video below and leave any constructive criticism you see fit:


video

3 comments:

Zag said...

I am Glad you decided to listen to me tonight!!

Even though we both know that you have an extra 5kg in you right now in both snatch & c&j, there is absolutely no point in goin there until you're in LONDON.

ZAG

brendan said...

Good luck to you guys in London next week Let us all know how you get on

Koing Chea said...

Nice lifting, your very consistent and our lifts are pretty similar.
Your Power Cleans are very classical, very good line, you could maybe be faster pulling under it and block harder, the 127 drove you down a bit further but it was still a PC :) good straight PJ also!

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