Over at JTS Strength they are having a Bench week. Brandon Lilly starts it off with a Bench Press setup video.
Former gymnast Dusty Hyland talks about the basics of the dip. Important to post stuff like this from time to time. Just recently somebody wanted to enlighten me on the dangers of proper dipping depth. “Dude, don’t go so low. It will screw up your shoulders”. Where have you heard this before? Just as with […]
Glenn Pendlay talks you through fixing early arm bend in the pulls. slow, deliberate pulls without arm bend pulls from the knee + snatch from the knee complex pulls from the floor + a lift from the floor repeat, repeat, repeat
Clint Darden shares his opinion on some common deadlift questions. rolling the bar into you when to breathe he does not like touch and go Deadlifts never start with shins touching the bar, shins touch when when you grab the bar
Strongman Marshall White goes over the basics of a Log Clean & Press.
Keifer from Dangerously Hardcore shares a basic template for dropping weight for meet day. Now this is for people who need to make a lot of weight. Of curse the best thing to do for your body / performance is to stay within a reasonable range all year round. I imagine that running to the toilette […]
Sean Waxman addresses another common weightlifting error – Not Getting Under the Bar Properly. He has some exercises to drill the change of direction so you can get under the bar quicker.
Have you watched Mark Rippetoe’s updated Press instruction video? This is how he teaches it in the Starting Strength Vol 3 Press chapter. reach hip forward without any spinal movement press up get under the bar I have to say that I am not a fan of this method. Even though he emphasizes to avoid motion […]
Sean Waxman has a quick coaching tip on how to avoid the dreaded Stripper Pull. Problem: Shoulders and hips rising unequally during pull Fix: have a partner pushing down on your shoulders and lower back push against his hands partner should give feedback when equal pressure is reached