Mikko Aronpää, a 27-year-old athlete out of Finland, is a great example of how strong you can get even working out on your own. He has finished in the Top 15 in Europe for each of the Open workouts and qualified as one of the three men representing Europe in the 2011 CrossFit Games. Aronpää, […]
Edit: Also check out Mikko Salo’s and Dan Bailey’s Training Day. This is a must watch. Here is a one hour special on 2010 Games champion Graham Holmberg and second-place finisher Rich Froning Jr. Get a glimpse of the training life of those amazing athletes and their work ethics. Watch it here: Download it for free […]
This episode of All Over the Map visits with Chris Spealler, the only individual competing in his 5th CrossFit Games this year. Chris Spealler – One Legged Overhead Squat Free Download:Download in QuicktimeDownload in iPod/iPhoneDownload in Windows Media He talks about his passion and the motivation that keeps him going. Regarding his programming leading up to the games, he […]
Ross Enamait posted two workout music playlists. One old school rap playlist. and one non-rap listing of songs. Personally I like to listen to podcasts or audiobooks most of the time during my workouts.
Update: Check out Vass doing weighted full planches on his new parallettes. Vass The Supersaiyan aka Ashita on the Gymnasticbodies forums posted this human flag on a balcony photo in the “Your Best Pictures” thread. In-sa-ni-ty Human Flag on a balcony
After some issues with his back in the past, it sounded like he already gave up on it. Turns out, you are never too old to achieve your goals. So, congrats to Luis Sarabia for finally conquering the full planche.
Here is something for your Friday morning commute. Iron Radio Episode 112 (direct link to mp3) with Dave Tate (elitefts.com) as a guest. Big topic is mental preparation for athletes. Other topics: What six factors determine training success How much do the three mental factors matter How Dave himself handles the pre-gym psych-up Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) […]