Charles Poliquin’s Blog – Five Valuable Strength Lessons From Mark Rippetoe: “Lesson #3: Think of the Power Clean As a Jump Rippetoe says it’s best to think of the power clean as a jump. He teaches the power clean from the top down. He will start by having the athlete rest the barbell on their […]
After that impromptu bench press teching session, Dave Tate is teaching the Box Squat Cues:Grip: dig hand into the bar, tightest grip you possibly can dopull shoulder blades together, push elbows down a bitbring as much air in your belly as you canarch your back, keep hips backwalk bar out four steps for beginners, 2 […]
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