Jim Wendler posted a 5/3/1 variation for a beginners percentages are 90% of your max and working up 3 days a week, full body strength program 2 main lifts, first is performed in standard 5/3/1 fashion, second is performed with 3 sets of 5 starting at 55% of your 1RM (weight increases 10% each set) […]
Read: Chales Poliquin on the connection between testosterone levels in vegetarian and meat based diets. More testosterone related posts here.
Justin from 70sbig.com wrote a little post about Barbell Complexes and why they’re awesome. Working big compound movements with full range of motion on all joints will give you a whole body workout like no other. They can provide a dose of high intensity conditioning stress, yet also take the major joints through a full range […]
Here is a nice tutorial on how to do a Peach/Under – Somersault on Parallel Bars. Now if only I had room for parallel bars….
Crazy fast. Lu Yong grid snatch
Jim Wendler has 5 tips to improve your overhead press Use a false grip – better bar path Hold the bar in the shelf of your lats – be stronger at the bottom View it as a total body lift – keep your body tight, squeeze your glutes Use volume to get stronger – do […]
Mike Burgener explains the reasons for the “Elbows High and Outside” in the Burgener Warm-up. Namely, getting the bar close to the body. “Elbows High and Outside” with Coach Mike Burgener – video [wmv] [mov] Problem: bar swinging away from the body elbows are down and in (elbows lower than wrists) Fix: Elbows High and […]
Give troublesome some upvotes for writing this post: “An everyday workout/warmup that you can use to fix your postural dysfunction.“ Very important: brace your abs and glutes throughout the stretches in this. If your lower back gets tight after these exercises, you’re either pushing your range of motion too much or not bracing your abs […]