Dave Tate teaching the Bench Press.
Stan Stanczyk Split Snatching Bill Starr wrote a nice article on the Split Snatch. Even though you rarely see it performed nowadays, the split snatch will help you to develop “an extremely high degree of foot speed, timing, coordination, agility, balance and a large dose of courage”. He goes into the history of the lift, why it […]
Here is Part 3 of the 2011 CrossFit Games Europen Regional video. The weather turns wet and the workouts are even more challenging. Tuomas Vainio takes first despite losing the top spots in both of the final workouts. Mikko Aronpää edges in for a second-place finish overall after taking first in Amanda and third in […]
Carl Paoli from gymnasticswod.com discusses head positions for handstands. Again, it boils down to the question of “What’s the purpose?” He emphasizes the importance of having a visual cue while being inverted. Looking at a point in infinity makes things unnecessary harder. But that doesn’t mean you should break your body line and completely stick you head […]
After yesterday’s part1, part 2 of the 2011 CrossFit Europe Regional by Sevan Matossian is now available as a free download at the CrossFit Journal “Plenty of blood is spilled on the deadlifts and pull-ups, but many top competitors continue to crank out top performances. Tuomas Vainio continues to dominate with another first and a second-place […]
Check out and subscribe to BBoy Petair’s YouTube channel. He has some pretty creative push-up variations in his workout video that I definitely have to try out. And he’s got some serious skills (WTF at 0:28) PETAIR – Judge Solo Jamming on Beat
Part 1 of the CrossFit 2011 European Regional Video is available as a free download. Part 1 offers mostly interviews with athletes (like Annie Thorisdottir) or organizers (like Mikko Salo). Enjoy.
Update: Crossfit put the Mikko Salo Documentary “Sisu” on YouTube “I like to beat my body body down and have the feeling afterwards. I am pretty much addicted to that feeling.” – Mikko Salo Today over at CrossFit.com you can freely download a clip of Mikko Salo. “A Glimpse at Mikko’s 2011 Games Training – video [wmv] […]
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 […]