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: