Update 02.01.2015: Regardless of usefulness here is one with 142kg (315 lbs).
Time to upgrade your Box Jumps. This guy (Master of Sports in Weightlifting) does Weighted Box Jumps (with a 110kg x5) and maintains pretty good form throughout the set. I’m not gonna lie, at first I was like “what the hell is he doing? Injury risk yadadada”. But on second thought, if you pick a weight […]
Over at JTS Strength Chad Wesley Smith (himself a former Shot Putter) shares various explosive exercises. I don’t know about you, but I have neglected explosive work (like Plyometric Push ups / Throws) for too long. Time to get better at them. As always use with caution and read his article for the details. It is important to […]
If your awesome gym can call a prowler its own, give this variation a try. Prowler Explosions basically a broad jump into a prowler push make sure you get full hip extension Great exercise for alactic power and alactic capacity development.
Here are a couple of explosive push & pull gymnastics exercises. Parallel Bars Dips Jumps Toe Touch L Sit Pull Ups
This will motivate you to hit the gym hard today. Matt Wichlinski posted a compilation of his recent training.And as always this guy is a true inspiration. Lots of strength and explosive power training. Training for Football being awesome.
Joe DeFranco has a nice drill to improve your explosive jumping power. Dumbbell vertical jump immediately drop the dumbbells and jump over a hurdle finish with a broadjump
Ross Enamait breaks down the mother of all dynamic pushing exercises, the triple clap push up. This feat of power is something I have yet to achieve. He breaks down the important points: hand speed coordination flexibility explosiveness Feet shoulder width apart or closer to avoid excessive hip bending. “Slight bend in the waist is […]
Get some training inspiration from Werner Günthör; a former Swiss track & field athlete and owner of the 5th best shot put in track & field history. Really interesting to see his training methods for maximum explosive strength. Lots of barbell work with eccentric emphasis, plyometrics, isometrics, static holds followed by explosive / dynamic work […]