Update 02.01.2015: Regardless of usefulness here is one with 142kg (315 lbs).
Mohamed Ehab Weighted (Barbell) Box Jumps
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 […]
Explosive Exercises (Not Only) for Throwers
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.
Explosive Push & Pull Body Weight Exercises
Here are a couple of explosive push & pull gymnastics exercises. Parallel Bars Dips Jumps Toe Touch L Sit Pull Ups
Matt Wichlinski Training Compilation
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.
Explosive Jumping Power Drill Complex
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
Triple Clap Push-Up – Mother of ll Dynamic Pushing Exercises
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 […]
Werner Günthör – Explosive Strength Develpment
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 […]