David Durante has another gymnastics training video. This time he talks about Planche Progressions. What it is not: a step by step guide to achieve the Planche What it is: an outlook of what is required for high level gymnastics elements In the 25 minute video he talks about Progressions to prepare your wrist flexibility, […]
More wrist prehab goodness from Kit Laughlin. Today the Wrist and Hand Sequence. Not only great if you spend a lot of time doing handstands, but also good for all you people with tweaked wrists from snatches and clean and jerks. Check out more drills on Mobility 101. Update: Here is another very nice wrist routine in Finnish.
Kit Laughlin has a a little guide to better wrist mobility, bodyline exercises, and handstands. Available as PDF via Posture and Flexibility Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
This is not just for you gymnasts working on your planches, but also for Olympic weightlifters. Since in Olympic lifting you are spending a lot of time with your wrists in extension, it might be wise to get in some prehab work done by focusing on flexion. Of course once you get more comfortable with […]
Mike Burgenergoes through some Olympic weightlifting coaching points. don’t do a horizontal hip extension (no hip thrust), but a vertical jump breathe through the belly, not the chest, force the stomach out PNF stretching for the wrists and shoulders, for a better front rack position
Check out these novel movements for the hands, wrists, and elbows. Great for recovery, prehab, avoiding forearm splints and treat tendinitis. You will be surprised how little work it takes to get those little forearm muscles pumping. You might do go through 3 rounds with 20 reps of each of the exercises. Elbow Straight Palm facing […]