59 kilo Snatch by Alexa DuMity. This lift was a new personal best for Alexa. She is training hard for the 2016 University National Weightlifting Championships in New Orleans at the end of September.
Rico Quesada Snatches 39 kilos during his training session on Friday Sept 2nd, 2016. Rico plays Football and competes in Weightlifting. He is making steady progress and it is very exciting to see what the future brings for him.
13 year Gymnast Lulu Arneson hit a new Personal Record in the Clean and Jerk on Sept 3rd, 2016 at Performance One. Lulu is a dual sport athlete competing in Gymnastics and Weightlifting. Lulu is training hard to compete at the National Level in 2017. She has already qualified for the 2017 Youth Nationals and is looking to make the quantifying standards for the 2017 National Junior Weightlifting Championships as well.
Snatch + Snatch Balance
Here 2x Master’s National Weightlifting Championship Bronze Medalist Jenny Clouse showing a drill we use at Performance One to work on finishing the Snatch Movement in a Vertical Receiving Position. Jenny is using 55 kilos with this exercise. She is striving to fully extend and keep the bar as close to her body as possible. It is important that she does not create excessive Horizontal Displacement of her Torso. Jenny does a great job with this drill.
Alexa Dumitty hitting a New Personal Record in the Power Snatch with 55 kilos. Alexa is training hard for the 2016 University Nationals in New Orleans.
Nathan Cerwinske Cleaned and Jerked 105 kilos on Aug 19th, 2016 during his Friday evening training session for a new Personal Record. Nathan is coming off a Bronze Medal placing at the 2016 Youth National Weightlifting Championships. He is training hard for the 2017 National Junior Weightlifting Championships.
Youth Lifter Lulu Arneson Snatches 45 kilos and Clean & Jerks 58 kilos. Lulu is fairly new to the Performance One Program but has shown she is capable of great things. She has already qualified for the Youth National Weightlifting Championships for 2017 and has her sights set on qualifying for the 2017 National Junior Weightlifting Championships in Kansas City, Missouri. We are excited to see her develop in the sport of Weightlifting.
Youth Lifter Dennis Tan Clean and Jerks 167 kilos for a new record. He is training hard for the Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Malaysia.
Performance One Weightlifters take home some medals
Today several Performance One Advanced Sports Training Weightlifters competed at the Infinite Strength Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. Alexa DuMity started the day off lifting in the 53 kilo Weight Class. She Snatched 53, 56, and just missed 59 kilos. In the Clean and Jerk she made 64, 67, and just missed the Jerk with 70 kilos. Both of her last attempts were New Personal Record Attempts. Alexa is progressing each and every time she touches the bar. Her Totaled of 123 kilos qualified her for the University National Championships to be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in September.
Next up was Morgan Leigh Huppenthal competing in the 63 kilo class. Morgan Snatched 63 kilos, missed 66 on her Second Attempt, and came back to make 66 kilos on her Third Attempt. The Clean & Jerk is Morgan’s specialty and it showed today. She opened with 80 kilos, made 85 kilos on her second, and when for a New Personal Record of 90 kilos on her Third Attempt. This gave Morgan a New Clean and Jerk and Total Personal Record! She like Alexa will be competing at the University Nationals.
Last up was Keith Weitz lifting up a weight class in the 77 kilos. Keith Snatched 95 kilos on his opener, missed 100 on his second attempt, and came back to make 100 on his third attempt. In the Clean and Jerk Keith made 125 kilos on his first attempt. Unfortunately, 130 was not there today as he missed it on his second and third attempts. Keith trained through this competition and will back at his normal weight class of 69 kilos for the American Open Championships in December
Lulu Clean and Jerks 50 kilos (110 lbs) during her first session putting the Clean and Jerk together. Lulu has only been training about 5 weeks but has shown great promise in the sport of Weightlifting. We are excited to see her progress. She is also a Level 5 Gymnast.