Mark Rippetoe Squat Quote

Here is a Mark Rippetoe quote on squats from Starting Strength 3rd Edition. “There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that provides the level of central nervous activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and […]

More Opinions about CrossFit

Justin from 70’s Big also has a word to say about CrossFit. What’s the deal with CrossFit? […] It’s a nice gateway into other forms of training and the people are always great. TL;DRCrossFit is goofy and does some things wrong, but it has some redeeming qualities. I have a unique experience with it that […]

531 2nd Edition by Jim Wendler

Jim Wendler released the 2nd Edition of 5/3/1 – The Simplest and Most Effective Training System to Increase Raw Strength 136 pages of honest advice by a guy who eats his own dog food. More info here and here. The 5/3/1 2nd Edition features new chapters on programming assistance training for all the big assistance lifts. No more questions […]

Compression Band Ankle Dorsiflexion Mobility WOD

Compression Band Ankle Dorsiflexion MWOD

Update: After watching this, check out Part 2 for a MWOD with half a lacrosse ball. Kelly Starrett showing you how to get that bit more dorsiflexion. Tool: compression band You may remember these compression straps from the Donnie Thompson Shoulder Fix MOWD 205 or from the knee MWOD here (They use the PT Strength Strips from jumpstretch.com). Not sure […]