Over at Squat RX Boris lists 10 rules for strength training from Easy Strength by Dan John and Pavel Tsatsouline. Use a limited number of “big bang” exercises. Lift two to three times a week. Keep the volume around 10 reps per lift or 6 when using only singles – for example, 5 x 2, […]
This will motivate you to hit the gym hard today. Matt Wichlinski posted a compilation of his recent training.And as always this guy is a true inspiration. Lots of strength and explosive power training. Training for Football being awesome.
The CrossFit Journal posted a documentary about Ben and Owen Franks (whom you may remember from the video of him training the Oly lifts with Mike Burgener) Both are professional rugby players for the All Blacks. Part 1: Download as 720p HD MP4, SD Windows Media or as SD Quicktime (iPhone) Part 2: Download as 720p HD MP4, SD Windows Media, or as SD Quicktime (iPhone)
Here is a short interview with Ilya Ilyin – 2011 94 kg World Champion, as well as 2008 Olympic Gold medalist. The interview was recorded pre – Beijing 2008. Q: What does a typical day’s training consist of, for the Olympic training? A: On a typical day I lift 64 tons, the weight of a train! And building up […]
Here is a compilation of the Citadel’s football team strength and conditioning workouts. Epic display of strength, speed and agility. Love the variety of exercises.
Sneak peek into a Chinese Weightlifting Training Hall In this video…in this order…16 year old snatching 100kg x 2—16 year old hang snatch 90 kg— 69 kg lifter snatching 140 kg— 105 kg snatching 140 kg x 3 Super Heavy squatting 280 kg x 3— 94 kg lifter squats 290 kg— Super Heavy does a […]
Edit: Also check out Graham Holmberg’s and Rich Froning’s Training Day The CrossFit Journal has 2 videos available for free download today. “Training With Champions” shows a training session of Mikko Salo and Dan Bailey. Mikko still isn’t following the CF mainsite WOD. So a typical training session for Mikko looks the following. warm-up, row 1k in 1:55 […]
Ronnie Coleman’s First Training Video 1998 Compare that to the Ronnie Coleman: Relentless video from 2007(embedding may be slow – give it some time to load, direct link)
Herschel Walker: “I Do 3,500 Sit Ups. 750- 1500 Push Ups Every Day” Starts at 2:33 Good example for when exercise becomes ritual. I think he confuses isometrics with bodyweight exercises.