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Exercise Specialist Not Impressed with Andre Galvao’s Weight Lifting Form

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Exercise Specialist Not Impressed with Andre Galvao’s Weight Lifting Form

Height: 1.74 m (5′ 9″) Weight: Meio Pesado- Pesado (88 kg – 205lbs)   Andre Galvao is one of the greatest competitors in bjj maybe ever. He has 4x World Championships, 8xPan American Championships and 2xADCC wins under his belt. His instagram features some impressive bench presses. https://www.instagram.com/p/BEENb5JCtjY/?taken-by=galvaobjj In the comment section he confirms the weight in question to be 365 lbs (or 165.5kg). In an interview in 2014 he said he couldn’t begin to understand the athletes who still indulge in coke, hamburgers and similar guilty pleasures. You can view his circuit training for the ADCC on https://www.bjjee.com/strength-conditioning/andre-galvaos-pre-adcc-circuit-training/

Galvao is part of the most jacked athletes in BJJ:

Top 10 Most Jacked BJJ athletes

While Galvao is a master in BJJ, Erik “Captain” Wekerle, a BJJ practitioner with a Degree in Exercise Science, thinks that his form when executing strength movements is often quite bad.

Wekerle produced a video which offers some great advice on how to correct some of Galvao’s form.

Wekerle is a former competitive bodybuilder and American Football player at the University of Kentucky.  Be sure to check out his YouTube channel (ProtectYaNeckFitness): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHsdUNlwGSZdeHMOSoE2lDA

Wekerle is also famous for explaining how BJJ athletes cheat the IBJJF PED Test:

 

 

Here’s the video: