Spent the morning with Coach Wu again today. Today he tried...

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Spent the morning with Coach Wu again today. Today he tried explaining to me the concept of using “chi” to create stability in the body allowing the muscles to stay in a more relaxed and ready state to exert energy. Can’t say I’ve been able to wrap my brain around this concept yet; but with Coach Wu’s patience, I’m slowly learning a little more each week. Here Coach Wu demonstrates a casual 352lbs/160kg snatch balance double. Impressive.

Video cred: @CoachWu

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Conversation is the medium that bonds us together. I find...

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Conversation is the medium that bonds us together. I find through daily conversations with friends and colleagues is when thinking becomes elevated and creativity is spurred like kindling a flame.

Coach Wu, Singapore’s national team weightlifting coach and former Chinese weightlifting team athlete, has been graciously spending time with me over the weeks breaking down Chinese weightlifting theory and practices. It’s been great to learn about the thinking and practices being held by the other half of the world.

Coach Wu in reference to various weightlifting styles:

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