Now here is something to watch on your weekend. Kelly Starrett did a talk in the Health at Google series. Titled “Deskbound”, he talks about what prolonged periods of sitting does to our bodies and how we can fight that evil. Basically, the talk is a brief summery of what you have already learned if […]
Made a Meatza (aka the paleo pizza) today. It looks fancy but was super simple to made. Basically a pizza with meat instead of dough covered with all your favorite veggies. Update: Here is another version (not paleo schmeleo) ground turkey + beef + cottage cheese + scrambled eggs mix (the cottage cheese makes it […]
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 […]
Over at Starting Strength, Mark Rippetoe put up an excellent video explaining the details of the Romanian deadlift. I really learned a lot from this. Here are my notes from the video. Why is the Romanian deadlift an important exercise? The RDL is a great exercise for your lower back. It is especially useful to […]
You know how you sometimes stop doing exercises and you slowly begin to forget about them? Especially in gymnastics / bodyweight training, where there are literally hundreds thousands of exciting exercises available, this happened to me more than once before. Here is an underestimated exercise I used to do and recently rediscovered: Wall Bars Support Hold (back and […]
Complete 10 min ab workout with the Pacman.
Update: Check out this follow up post with the tips and hints I got on how to improve my the form. This is me doing a straddle press to handstand. Actually, one of the first times I ever did one. For most people this is not a hard skill to learn. Not for me… I […]
In today’s mobility WOD Kelly Starrett discusses Thoracic outlet syndrome and what you can do about it. This also comes especially handy for people who spend a lot of time hunched over their computers. Mobility WOD – 357 Thoracic outlet syndrome: