Lu xiaojun lifting braccia

His world records are 176 kg (388 lb) in the snatch and 380 kg (840 lb) total.He is also the current world and Olympic record holder for both the snatch and the total in the 77 kg category.Usually I am not a fan of naming exercises after athletes, but “Round Back Deficit Snatch Grip Deadlift Row” is just too long.His father, Lü Yuan, and the rest of his family were farmers.He broke his own world record in the snatch with a lift of 176 kg.He also completed a 204 kg clean and jerk, setting a new world record total of 380 kg.In 2006 due to ligament injuries in his shoulders and legs he left the national team. He is an Olympic champion and three time world champion.He utilizes the squat jerk technique instead of the typical split jerk.Lü won 3 gold medals in the 77 kg class at the 2013 World Weightlifting Championships.In 1999, to remove the financial burden on Lü's family, his coach Dengling Hu sent him to the join the provincial team.Lu married his long-term girlfriend Guo Xiyan, a former world class weightlifter herself, in December 2013.In 2008, after the 2008 Summer Olympics, Lü renewed his training in the national team with coach Yu Jie.

His snatch of 175 kg set both a world and Olympic record, as did his total of 379 kg, for the 77 kg class.The same year, due to his outstanding performance, he joined the Chinese national team.Over at his blog Rob Macklem posted this sequence of Lu Xiaojun getting his Back Pump on in the worlds training hall.Lü was born in a village administered by Qianjiang City, Hubei Province.When he was 13 years old he joined a local sports school to be trained as a weightlifter, which was an opportunity to escape rural poverty.