Just some pictures of a loaded Squat bar. I got up to 165 kg this day with a bodyweight of 82 kg. That is greater then 200 percent of my bodyweight.
Category Archives: Weightlifting
I try to do Snatches twice a week now. It is one of my favorite exercises. My normal routine would be PVC warmups followed by bar work. I the progress to heavier weights. You will see me walk around the bar to prepare for the next set. My own personal record is 80 kg at […]
Well, we all been waiting for this since the summer now. Saigon Sports Club finally upgraded their Crossfit box for Crossfit Q7. The new upgrade includes 21 Squat racks and over ten of each 20 kg men’s and 15 kg women’s bars. The Crossfit area is huge and brightly lit. This is a big difference […]
Since I started working outside in 2013, I got to see the development of CrossFit firsthand. In Kazakhstan, I was a member of Reactor CrossFit and CrossFit Bruteforce in Almaty. Both boxes gave me a perspective of CrossFit that I never saw before. It was nice to see members doing the same Olympic Weightlifting lifts […]
Edited on: January 12, 2018 If you are a weightlifter, such as myself, finding a good gym in Saigon can be challenging. Until the summer, 2014, I actually struggled to find a gym that will allow me to do the classical Olympic weightlifting exercises; Clean & Jerk and Snatch. Most gyms just do not like […]
People keep asking me which supplements I use. For starters I use only the ones in the below picture. I take glucosamine, a daily vitamin, fish oil and gingseng in the morning. I take calcium, magnesium, zinc, and fish oil in the evening. After workouts I drink chocolate milk. Notice I do not drink any […]
So, my stay in Saigon is about to end. I really enjoyed spending my two weeks at the Saigon Sports Club #saigonsportsclub. It is really an awesome gym. I could do all of. My Olympic Lifts at this gym, the only gym I Saigon that will allow this. A one month membership will cost you […]