Here is an awesome little 531 Routine calculator excel spreadsheet. (via) It makes an A6 sized printable card. Perfect if you don’t want to schlepp around your smartphone in the gym. Instruction: Go here. Under ‘File’, choose ‘Edit Online’, ‘Download Original’ or ‘Make a Copy’ to import it to your Google Docs account. Enter the units/increment size and your current […]
Looking for a program to increase your Deadlift? Check out the Coan/Phillipi 10 week Deadlift Routine This is a 10-week deadlift program designed by the legendary powerlifter Ed Coan for Mark Phillipi.
Here are some nuggets to pack in your ever increasing bag of warm-up exercises. Greg Everett demonstrating the Catalyst Athletics Standard Olympic Weightlifting Warm-up Do 10 -15 reps each direction. Exercise List: 500m row wrist circles elbow circles arm circles over and back arm rotations triceps stretch side bends torso rotations bow and bend hip circles lying iron cross scorpion […]
I hate Yoga. It’s boring, low intensity, mostly statics and pretty much the antithesis of being badass. What’s worse is that most of the time comes with a lot of unnecessary spiritual-woo-woo baggage. But every couple of weeks, on a rest day, I force myself do a yoga recovery session. After some intense weeks of […]
Here is another good upper body warm-up routine. Order Pre Warm – this can be anything just to promote a bit of blood flow Soft Tissue Work Stretching Hip/T-Spine Mobility Activation Movement Drills CNS Activation
38 years of age and still kicking it. Below is Jordan Jovtchev putting together his still rings routine for the 2011 Gymnastics World Championships. Read more about his preparation in this interview on International Gymnast
Jim Wendler posted a 5/3/1 variation for a beginners percentages are 90% of your max and working up 3 days a week, full body strength program 2 main lifts, first is performed in standard 5/3/1 fashion, second is performed with 3 sets of 5 starting at 55% of your 1RM (weight increases 10% each set) […]
1 Petrounias, Eleftherios D 6,8 E 9,100 Total 15,900 2 Luo, Xuan D 6,8 E 8,950 Total 15,750 3 Van Gelder, Yuri D 6,6 E 9,075 Total 15,675 Complete Still Rings Finals can be seen here.
Give troublesome some upvotes for writing this post: “An everyday workout/warmup that you can use to fix your postural dysfunction.“ Very important: brace your abs and glutes throughout the stretches in this. If your lower back gets tight after these exercises, you’re either pushing your range of motion too much or not bracing your abs […]