90 KG Snatch PR

Last weekend, Hala got a huge snatch PR with 90 Kilos, or about 200 pounds. In our sport, snatching 90 is a big milestone and we’re very proud of her. This was also an emotional moment for Hala because it’s the weight that she struggled to Clean and Jerk when she left the sport in […]

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Cut levitra pill 500 days and counting

500 days to go until the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio. I never thought it was possible but this has somehow made me even more focused than ever.This last training cycle we put a lot of time into increasing my speed under the bar, really trying be more efficient in my lifts, and […]

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Hala and Ilya Ilyin Technique Comparison

As a coaching exercise today, I made some side-by-side comparison images today between some training videos we took of Hala a few weeks ago and two side view videos of Ilya Ilyin. They turned out pretty cool so I decided to share them. I’m always amazed at how the quest for efficiency converges even on […]

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Training Hard, Training Heavy

This has been an intense two months of training and though the World Championships in Kazakhstan are approaching, I am focused on staying healthy and getting stronger. Training Hard… As my training has intensified, I have had to battle certain aches and pains that come with being a career athlete. But, by focusing on proper […]

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