That was a great watch of Olympic weightlifting history. Ronny Weller setting two world records at the 1998 European Championship in Riesa. 205.5 kg in the snatch (direct link to 21:50). 260kg Clean and Jerk(direct link to 27:55). Within 3 seconds from standing in front of the bar to starting the lift, he is not […]
I did and liked it. Really nice exercise engaging the whole core. Advanced Bodyweight Training Exercise: Rope Plank Walk:
I am always eager to learn and re-learn different techniques and approaches to exercises. After teaching us how to bench press and box squat earlier this week, today Dave Tate shows us how to deadlift. His key points are: Sumo Deadlift stance: shins close to the bar, spread the floor, flare the knees out drop […]
After some issues with his back in the past, it sounded like he already gave up on it. Turns out, you are never too old to achieve your goals. So, congrats to Luis Sarabia for finally conquering the full planche.
Once again Kelly Starrett FTW. This Mwod is just what I needed today. Did a lot of pressing last workout and sleept wrong on my shoulder, it all felt really tight this morning. As Kelly says ” it ends up anterior in the socket” and has very limited range of motion. Here are 3 simple […]
You can think what you want about CrossFit, but CrossFitters have some awesome garage gyms. Jim Agens, from north-west New Jersey is no exception. See his his video tour of his gym here: [wmv] [mov] Garage Gym Overview – Is this really a garage? Old telephone poles recommissioned for rope climbing. The right place to hang […]
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 […]
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 […]