This episode of All Over the Map visits with Chris Spealler, the only individual competing in his 5th CrossFit Games this year. Chris Spealler – One Legged Overhead Squat Free Download:Download in QuicktimeDownload in iPod/iPhoneDownload in Windows Media He talks about his passion and the motivation that keeps him going. Regarding his programming leading up to the games, he […]
Check out this handstand artist from Berlin. Robert Choinka aka OneArmer on Youtube. Born 1983 in Poland, Robert and his family moved to West Berlin in 1989, where he discovered breakdancing for himself. Over time this led him to the art of hand balancing. In 2003 he was accepted to Berlin’s school for artistry which he finished in […]
This will get you motivated for your next workout session. Yuri (aka bar8nmunchausen on YouTube) just uploaded a nice compilation of his training clips ranging from January to early May. One hand stands (OHS), hand balancing, human flags, planches, tumbling, you name it, Yuri’s got it.
CrossFit Games competitor Annie Thorisdottir talks about the 2009 / 2010 CrossFit Games and what she is expecting for the this years CrossFit Games Comparing the intensity, she felt that the 2009 Games were more demanding on her body. For 2011 she would like MORE intensity and SHORTER recovery periods than in 2010. Also interesting is the […]
Here is a nice edit (- the music) of some Yuri van Gelder training and competition footage. Yuri Van Gelder
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
That was a great watch of Olympic weightlifting history. Ronny Weller setting two world records at the 1998 European Championship in Riesa. 205.5 kg in the snatch (direct link to 21:50). 260kg Clean and Jerk(direct link to 27:55). Within 3 seconds from standing in front of the bar to starting the lift, he is not […]
After some issues with his back in the past, it sounded like he already gave up on it. Turns out, you are never too old to achieve your goals. So, congrats to Luis Sarabia for finally conquering the full planche.
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) […]