Update: Check out the Dmitry & Evgeny Conversation Contest How awesome is Dmitry Klokov? As mentioned earlier he is in the weightlifting camp Chekhov. Now here he is putting 205kg over his head for an unofficial snatch world record. At 5:10 is that 200kg for a double? (If the small red plates are 2.5kg) The 205 kg […]
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Here is a video of Lu Xiaojun doing some Barbell Side Bends in the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships training hall. Depending on how heavy you go these can be a great core strength exercise as well as a nice warm-up / mobility drill. Other name suggestions so far: Oblique Curls a.k.a. Hungarian ankle-Quixote a.k.a. The Stir-Fry 🙂 Check out more Lu […]
Here is a useful tool: Kinovea, “a free and open source solution for video analysis.” Check out the features. Especially how to track objects or body joints. Comes in very handy if you want to analyse the bar path in your Olympic lifts. To trace a bar path, import your video and right click in the […]
Poteto updated his awesome Excel Spreadsheet for Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1. Download: in xls or xlsx format Update: Version 1.3 xls or xlsx Version 1.28 Features: Works with kg or lbs Theoretical 1RM calculator Choose your own increments per cycle Re-order your workout and choose workout days Rounding to the nearest multiple of your choice Displays a full year’s […]
Here is Slovenian gymnast Gregor Saksida with some epic ring strength movements. Reverse Muscle Up to L-sit Iron Cross, Making it look easy.
Update: Here is his New Official World Record C&J at 238kg. New unofficial 105kg Clean and Jerk World Record by David Bejanyan (or Bedzhanyan?, Давид Беджанян). 240kg Clean and Jerk lifted at the 2011 Russian Cup St. Petersbubrg. More here. He went 5/6 with 185 190 193х 225 235 240. That’s 3kg more than Alan Tsagaev’s previous WR. Update 22.08.2014: […]
Here is a the full Ring Strength Training DVD with Jordan Jovtchev. It is a great introduction into the various exercises you can do with gymnastics rings. And it is the video that helped me the most when I started out training rings. Jordan goes through each exercise with progressions for beginners and advanced athletes. […]
Jon Gilson and James Hobart explain the differences and benefits of Low Bar and High Bar Back Squats. Update: Also read Low Bar vs High Bar Squatting on 70s Big.
Every athlete should have a basic understanding of human anatomy. Be it to understand what muscles are targeted by certain exercises or to identify where that pain in the neck originates from. Gladly we live in an awesome time where we can have access to free online anatomy atlases. Two I particularly like are biodigitalhuman.com and Google’s Body […]