Edit: Also check out Mikko Salo’s and Dan Bailey’s Training Day. This is a must watch. Here is a one hour special on 2010 Games champion Graham Holmberg and second-place finisher Rich Froning Jr. Get a glimpse of the training life of those amazing athletes and their work ethics. Watch it here: Download it for free […]
Just stumbled across Max Shank aka themax17 on YouTube. This guy is a well rounded athlete, combining strength and agility. Here are some of his strength feats. 60lb Weighted L-Sit to Handstand for 2 reps Human One Arm Push Press 150lbs
The CrossFit main site WOD today (110720) calls for weighted push ups. Weighted push-up 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps And their pro athletes already put up some impressive numbers. Pat Barber 190lbs, Lucas Zepeda 160lbs, Kevin Montoya 100lbs, Laurie Galassi 90lbs, Danielle Edmundson 75lbs. Here is a demo video of the WOD from CrossFit Santa Cruz [wmv] [mov]
Gymnastics straps are simple and highly effective pieces of gymnastics equipment everyone should have in their gym bag. Here is a video showing you just how versatile these things are. Using Gymnastic Straps in Men’s Gymnastics Here is Chinese gymnast Wangtang6911 using a similar technique (arms through rings straps) to train his ring strength elements and […]
Ross Enamait posted two workout music playlists. One old school rap playlist. and one non-rap listing of songs. Personally I like to listen to podcasts or audiobooks most of the time during my workouts.
Here is a nice edit (- the music) of some Yuri van Gelder training and competition footage. Yuri Van Gelder
Who would have thought…I am looking forward to the comments for this WOD 🙂 CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 110712Tuesday 110712 For time:21 Pull-ups21 Handstand Push-ups18 Pull-ups18 Handstand Push-ups15 Pull-ups15 Handstand Push-ups12 Pull-ups12 Handstand Push-ups9 Pull-ups9 Handstand Push-ups6 Pull-ups6 Handstand Push-ups3 Pull-ups3 Handstand Push-ups Handstand push-ups are “nose to floor” and pull-ups are “strict” or non-kipping.
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 […]
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