Here’s how to wake up Tian Tao for his training. This was the session he snatched 160kg and did the Snatch Upright Rows in. Update: Full Session of Lu’s and Tian’s Training Session.
Since I don’t have enough footage to make a full 56kg warm up video, here is just a raw clip. Wu Jingbiao (China) Clean & Jerking 150kg Om Yun Chol (North Korea) Power Clean + Clean & Jerk 130kg You get the idea, one second you focus on one lifter and behind you you almost […]
Here are a couple of clips from the 75kg Warm up Area at the 2014 World Championships. Features the for Asian countries typical glute and hamstring smashing massage, shows an interesting manoeuvre from Kim Un-Ju at around 1:50 and finishes with an amped up Lydia Valentin. More: 85kg Snatch Warm Up Area 85kg Clean & […]
Ok, this may seem odd, but hear me out. 2 weeks ago I stumbled across the video of Brett Summers explaining how he uses one of those car buffer / car polisher things for myofascial release when foam rollers are not enough. You read that right. What a silly gimmick right? That was my first […]
Remember that quad smash MWOD? Jami Tikkanen shows you an option that doesn’t require a superfriend. Sandwich Version: same thing, but sitting on a lacrosse ball
If you have 2 barbells around, try this forearm massage. My top choice for forearm tissue work is a lacrosse ball. Because it’s smaller you can really dig into one area as opposed to smashing the entire arm.
Charles Poliquin performs active release technique (ART) on IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Ben Pakulski’s arms. Nothing fancy but a deep tissue massage. Click here to refresh your arm anatomy knwoledge. Update: Of course you can achieve similar results using compression bands. Here is Kelly Starrett using a compression band to treat elbow pain.
Pat Mendes and Glenn Pendlay visited San Francico CrossFit. And Pat got a painful bromantic quads massage by Kelly Starrett. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Now this is proper MWOD. Back walking via Arnold Weightlifting Championships on Facebook