I was looking for more leg stretching exercises and came across some Taekwondo stretching routines. These guys have some unique techniques and exercises. Definitely a good addition to your bag of stretches. Check out “Master KANG, Shin Chul: Stretching Exercises
Matt Wichlinski shows a simple homemade homemade Glute Ham Raise (GHR)/ Nordic Raises / Natural Leg Curl apparatus. This thing looks similar to what Ross Enamait showed on his blog a while back. More: Posts tagged with GHR Also check out this thread on bodybuilding.com Update: Here’s another DIY option. You’ll only need: a piece of wood […]
Ross from rosstraining.com shares a very nice DIY hamstring training method. Just tried it … and what can I say – It Burns! Tools: rubber bands, furniture sliders +1 to what Ross said This is a movement you’ll never outgrow.
Kelly Starret and Carl Paoli have a variation for the famous 10 minute squat test. 10 minutes of squat down with knees out in the bottom position start sweeping one leg to the side and bring it back in when lifting the leg, load the hamstring a bit (hips up a bit) keep knees pressed out
Bret Contreras breaks down the The Single Leg RDL. Common Errors rounding the spine coming forward too much not keep rear leg locked in position hyperextending the neck (lookin up) What to do? move hips back rear leg stays in line with torso the whole time (squeeze glutes)
This awesome torture training device looks like a super easy DIY weekend project. You could also just use a door anchor, some straps and a pipe and blast your quads. Or use a bench with leg rollers to achieve the same (Thanks to @WillFIT from beyondgymwalls.com ). You see there are lots of ways to improvise.
Over at EliteFTS, Sean Keefe shares Ten Prowler Variations. Heavy ass Prowler pushes (HAPP) – for adding volume to the lower body and they help build muscle with very little stress on the body Prowler sprint: Sprint for four to six seconds and keep adding weight until you begin to slow down. Prowler sprint and push: Sprint with the Prowler […]
Six Month ago Demus had a complete biceps rupture at the elbow. One of the uglier injuries I don’t ever want to happen to myself.Snatching Straddle Planche 6 months after bicep repair. I tried to do a straight arm felge on rings and kind of pushed up from a back lever to a maltese (not […]
Bret Contreras analyzed How Bodybuilders Train the Glutes. Some of his observations of Brandon Curry’s leg workout: 1. During seated and single-leg leg curls he’s really stressing the contracted position to maximize the pump. 2. During weighted 45 degree hypers he really stresses the stretch position to maximize the stretch. 3. During sumo deadlifts he keeps the […]