Update: Check out Vass doing weighted full planches on his new parallettes. Vass The Supersaiyan aka Ashita on the Gymnasticbodies forums posted this human flag on a balcony photo in the “Your Best Pictures” thread. In-sa-ni-ty Human Flag on a balcony
Yuri van Gelder Compilation
Here is a nice edit (- the music) of some Yuri van Gelder training and competition footage. Yuri Van Gelder
Breakfast – What to eat besides eggs?
In this week’s The Paleo Solution – Episode 88 Robb Wolf and Greg Everett talk about what to eat for breakfast if you don’t wan to eat eggs every day. The general recommendation is dinner for breakfast. Just make more dinner and eat that for breakfast the next day. That is something I also do on […]
John Orozco 2011 Japan Cup Videos
John Orozco was able to perform some pretty good routines at the 2011 Japan Cup. See for yourself. Parallel Bars and High Bar John Orozco Pommel Horse 2011 Japan Cup
CrossFit WOD calling for strict pull ups?
Who would have thought…I am looking forward to the comments for this WOD 🙂 CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 110712Tuesday 110712 For time:21 Pull-ups21 Handstand Push-ups18 Pull-ups18 Handstand Push-ups15 Pull-ups15 Handstand Push-ups12 Pull-ups12 Handstand Push-ups9 Pull-ups9 Handstand Push-ups6 Pull-ups6 Handstand Push-ups3 Pull-ups3 Handstand Push-ups Handstand push-ups are “nose to floor” and pull-ups are “strict” or non-kipping.
Shoulder Range and Positional Inhibition
This MWOD comes in really handy after having done lots of dips today. Thanks Mr. Starrett for being awesome. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness. “
Back to the Basics – The Dip
Here is a demonstrations of classic dip variations explaining how different lower body, middle and elbow positions affect different muscles. Neutral Dips – legs straight down, torso slightly bend forward, elbows neutral, head neutralChest Dips – bend forward,squeeze abs, legs forwardTriceps Dips – upper torso straight, squeeze glutes / lower back, legs backwards, narrower grip
Handstand Body Alignment Drill
Not just for little girls. Here is a simple, but highly effective drill to improve your handstand form. Just put mittens, towels or a small sponge in between your shoulders and ears. This will force you to maintain a straight body line Developing Body Alignment – Tony Gehman:
Jim Wendler on John Broz’s Method
Jim Wendler wrote a response to the recent Bret Contreras’ article (Max Out on Squats Every Day) about John Broz’s training methods. Read with an open mind. It’s been a few days since the Bret Contreras article on John Broz, his gym and his training methods came out on T-Nation. The response was huge (just […]
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