Danny Nemani reviews the Nike Romaleos 2 and compares them to the Adidas Power Perfect II. Of course shoe reviews depend a lot on foot size and shape. What’s good for Danny might not feel right for you. But he concludes that the Nike Romaleos 2 have: reduced knee and hip wobble / ankle lateral wobble increased stability […]
Just got and watched Ross Enamait’s Jump Rope Conditioning DVD. The DVD is not about learning fancy tricks to impress people (although once you can skip rope like Ross you will definitely be attracting eyeballs). It’s for people who want to push their coordination and conditioning to an new level. Price: $13.95 + shipping What you get: 1 […]
Jedd from the DieselCrew posted a detailed review of various thick bar handles. He lists the pros and cons of Tyler Grips, Fat Gripz, and Grip4orce Handles. I own a pair of Fat Gripz, but I don’t use them that often. However it’s a nice addition if you want to mix things up in your training.
Yesterday I attended the Military Krav Maga Workshop with the IDF’s Krav Maga head instructor Ran Nakash. If you don’t know it here is a brief description from Wikipedia Krav Maga /krɑːv məˈɡɑː/ (Hebrew: קרב מגע [ˈkʁav maˈɡa], lit. “contact combat”) is a noncompetitive eclectic self-defense system developed in Europe that involves striking techniques, wrestling […]
As I mentioned recently I got myself the Unbelievable Bulgarians Training Hall DVD. Fascinating watch if you are into Olympic weightlifting. It shows a glimpse into their world one week prior to leaving for the 1998 World Weightlifting Championships. You’ve probably read a lot about the Bulgarian System already, but actually seeing these balls out lifts is […]
Update: DON’T BUY THIS NECK HARNESS It broke just after a couple of workouts. Just got a new neck harness after my old one was finally worn out. My old neck harness was made of leather and had a hinge instead of the the D rings. And it was the leather at the hinge that […]
A DVD about warming up? That sounds kind of boring, right? That was my first thought when I discovered the “Warm-Up and Preparation feat. Jordan Jovtchev DVD” over a year ago. However, I decided to pick up a copy, because I look at it like this: Even if there is only one exercise or method […]