Jim from BeastSkills.com shows some of his Reverse Muscle-up aka ‘Elevator’ training. I like the idea of using two boxes (instead of unstable rings) to learn this. A beastly upper body Pull / Push exercise.
Here is a little profile on Khadzhimurat Akkaev as he prepares for London 2012. Update 11.09.2014: Read Akkaev’s 2014 Interview on ATG. It’s in Russian. So if any of you Russian speaking readers (what’s up Brandon) wants to enlighten us about the secret training methods they talk about, please leave a comment. But they show […]
Just got and watched Ross Enamait’s Jump Rope Conditioning DVD. The DVD is not about learning fancy tricks to impress people (although once you can skip rope like Ross you will definitely be attracting eyeballs). It’s for people who want to push their coordination and conditioning to an new level. Price: $13.95 + shipping What you get: 1 […]
Here is some bench press motivation. Mick King with a 235 kg Bench Press at 62 Years. Also at 60 years of age he did 240 kg
Probably remains a dream. Michael Koklyaev wants to lift in London, but it looks like it’s not going to happen. His greatest dream is an Olympic medal, but sports functionaries consistently ignored his candidacy for a seat in the national team. Does anybody know what’s up with that? Let’s have him start for the US.
After seeing the 205 kg snatch video I thought we could have a little caption contest. Instruction: Download the blank template below and create your own, like Evgeny did. Upload your awesome panel to imgur.com. Post a link in the comments. Download template: (right click + ‘save as’) JPEG image with blank bubbles, without layers Layered PSD let’s […]
iPhone/iOS: Got some time to kill? Check out the The World’s Strongest Man Game. Price: $2.99 US / £1.99 /2,39 € I have not tested it. So don’t blame me if you don’t like it. But it looks like a fun way to kill some time. Plus the reviews are pretty good. Like: Need New Thumbs […]
Listen to Episode 151 of IronRadio. Topics: CrossFit, Re-branding Fitness opinions on CrossFit, Cybergenics, P90-X, Insanity, and other proprietary systems pros and cons re-branding resistance training Download: link to mp3 (right click + ‘save as’)
Gabe from “A Year on Wendler’s 5/3/1” put up his final post. I have been following his blog since mid 2011. He documented his progress following 5/3/1 (intermixed with a cycle of smolov for squats and smolov jr. for bench). And it was fun to see and learn how he approached / adjusted the program. His […]