If you don’t want to lay down and roll on a lacrosse ball, Tony Gentilcore shows you a way to do standing soft tissue using a ball stuffed in a sock. The advantage of this standing version is that you can adjust how much pressure you put on the ball. Love simple solutions like that.
Here are over 90 minutes of footage from Jump Stretch founder Dick Hartzell. via rosstraining.com
Update: DON’T BUY THIS NECK HARNESS It broke just after a couple of workouts. Just got a new neck harness after my old one was finally worn out. My old neck harness was made of leather and had a hinge instead of the the D rings. And it was the leather at the hinge that […]
New gymnastics equipment is usually pretty expensive. That is why I am a great fan of DIY equipment projetcs. Over at the GymnasticBodies forums user Breaks explains how he built his own gymnastics mushroom / pommel trainer. Which looks pretty sweet. Also check out his YouTube Channel for some good workouts and his quest to learn circles on his […]
This wooden DIY rowing machine instruction looks pretty sweet. Still, the rubber band resistance is not optimal. I wonder how one could imitate the air resistance of a Concept 2 Rower.
Need a new challange for your core? Here is a variation that makes battling ropes 10 times harder.
Gymnastics straps are simple and highly effective pieces of gymnastics equipment everyone should have in their gym bag. Here is a video showing you just how versatile these things are. Using Gymnastic Straps in Men’s Gymnastics Here is Chinese gymnast Wangtang6911 using a similar technique (arms through rings straps) to train his ring strength elements and […]
You can think what you want about CrossFit, but CrossFitters have some awesome garage gyms. Jim Agens, from north-west New Jersey is no exception. See his his video tour of his gym here: [wmv] [mov] Garage Gym Overview – Is this really a garage? Old telephone poles recommissioned for rope climbing. The right place to hang […]
On my YouTube channel I regularly get asked about how to mount gymnastics rings to the ceiling. So here is how I installed mine. This is a 12mm diameter o-ring bolt. It reaches ~100mm into the reinforced concrete ceiling. I drilled a 14mm hole and and put a 14mm heavy duty dowel into it. This […]