Military Krav Maga Workshop with Ran Nakash

Military Krav Maga Workshop with Ran Nakash

Yesterday I attended the Military Krav Maga Workshop with the IDF’s Krav Maga head instructor Ran Nakash. If you don’t know it here is a brief description from Wikipedia Krav Maga  /krɑːv məˈɡɑː/ (Hebrew: קרב מגע‎ [ˈkʁav maˈɡa], lit. “contact combat”) is a noncompetitive eclectic self-defense system developed in Europe that involves striking techniques, wrestling […]

How to Learn the Planche for Beginners

How to Learn the Planche for Beginners

This tutorial covers the most important points when starting to train for the planche. Points Covered L-Sit L-Sit to tuck support rock back and forth between tuck support and tuck planche play with various leg positions , one legged , straddled, both legs kicked out correct hollow body position locked out (straigh) arms tucked planche […]

How to get enough better quality sleep

Over at the Fitness StackExchange somebody asked the question “How can I make myself get enough sleep?” The answers have some good takeaway points. To do list for a good sleep Avoid energizers – drink and food containing caffeine, like coffee, cola (and other soda), black tee and cocoa, smoking and TV watching, brainteasers and similar […]

Ankle ROM for Squats

Charles Poliquin on increasing ankle range of motion for squats. When you are selecting exercises to stretch the lower legs, consider that there are two major calf muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus. Both muscles have a common insertion at the Achilles tendon, which attaches to the calcaneus, or heel bone. With exercises in which […]