Charles Poliquin’s Blog – Five Valuable Strength Lessons From Mark Rippetoe: “Lesson #3: Think of the Power Clean As a Jump Rippetoe says it’s best to think of the power clean as a jump. He teaches the power clean from the top down. He will start by having the athlete rest the barbell on their […]
After that impromptu bench press teching session, Dave Tate is teaching the Box Squat Cues:Grip: dig hand into the bar, tightest grip you possibly can dopull shoulder blades together, push elbows down a bitbring as much air in your belly as you canarch your back, keep hips backwalk bar out four steps for beginners, 2 […]
Mike Robertson has a complete guide to the deadlift. He goes into all the important points, variations and common mistakes. Definitely worth bookmarking.
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) […]
Need your gym talk fix? Check out the 70’s Big Podcast – Ep. 5 – Q&A. Also check out the past episodes. I really enjoyed episode 3 which features an interview American Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay They talk about the role of the USAW how the USAW is funded why USAW doesn’t get more […]
Dave Tate teaching the Bench Press.
So, what better way to start the week off right than with lots of creative calisthenics exercises – front levers, muscle ups, back levers in all variations, performed everywhere possible? Non-stop bodyweight exercises. No gimmicks, just hard work without fancy tools. This should provide you with enough motivation to put that extra effort into those last […]