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Pound for ripped pound, he's one of the strongest men on the planet.
Dimas is hoisting a bar so loaded with plates it looks like a truck axle with the tires attached.
Granted, these men are moving more than 175,000 pounds in a typical training week, but they also eat 6,000 to 8,000 calories a day.
For a visual, think of the snatch as a deadlift, barbell shrug, jump squat, and overhead squat performed consecutively in one fluid motion. A combination deadlift, upright row, front squat, and push press.
Again and again, he tosses the weight from the floor over his head in one quick, graceful motion, almost casually. In competition, Dimas once lifted 474 pounds over his head--considerably more than twice his body weight of 187.
"That move's called a snatch," says my trainer, Shane Miller, as he rewinds the video.
To enable lifters at any level to benefit from these exercises, Cosgrove has broken down the Olympic lifts into their four most effective movements.
(See "The Olympic workout," on the next page.) Incorporate them into your routine and you'll build muscle and strength, burn fat, and boost sports performance faster than ever before.