Mike Robertson has a complete guide to the deadlift. He goes into all the important points, variations and common mistakes. Definitely worth bookmarking.
The maker of Swole.Me – The automatic diet generator posted on reddit that they are adding new features. They just enabled a sandbox mode to make it a easier to create a useful diet out of the generated meal plan.
Here is something for your Friday morning commute. Iron Radio Episode 112 (direct link to mp3) with Dave Tate (elitefts.com) as a guest. Big topic is mental preparation for athletes. Other topics: What six factors determine training success How much do the three mental factors matter How Dave himself handles the pre-gym psych-up Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) […]
This shoulder warm-up is part of every workout I do. “Shoulder Warm Up Routine with Elastic Rubber Bands” The routine is inspired by the “Warm-Up and Preparation DVD feat. Jordan Jovtchev” (click here for a review) I place this routine directly after the joint preparation mobility drills I do (joint rotations etc.) It consists of […]
Need your gym talk fix? Check out the 70’s Big Podcast – Ep. 5 – Q&A. Also check out the past episodes. I really enjoyed episode 3 which features an interview American Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay They talk about the role of the USAW how the USAW is funded why USAW doesn’t get more […]
Dave Tate teaching the Bench Press.
Mus Serir is a capoeira trainer, Circus performer and just a super strong guy. Here he is hand balancing on parallel bars Check out his Human Flag And his 2010 hand balancing training compilation
Last week I posted a video of me doing a straddle press to handstand to the Gymnastic Bodies forums. I was glad that I received some really good tips and hints to improve my form and make the whole move more efficient. Of course the biggest barrier is and will be active and passive flexibility, […]
Stan Stanczyk Split Snatching Bill Starr wrote a nice article on the Split Snatch. Even though you rarely see it performed nowadays, the split snatch will help you to develop “an extremely high degree of foot speed, timing, coordination, agility, balance and a large dose of courage”. He goes into the history of the lift, why it […]