This week we start combining good movement into our handstand. Two drills will help you get closer to a handstand walk - the box walk and the wall shuffle.
In this video we highlight dorsiflexion. Good dorsiflexion means your knees can move over your toes allowing you to sit between your ankles - also known as a good start or bottom position.
This week we're going back in time with some vintage footage from the 1959 A.A.U. Championships in York, Pennsylvania - including a brief appearance from weightlifting legend Tommy Kono!
The Cannella Cross reinforces proper foot placement during the jerk. For this exercise you will need a piece of chalk and a training partner to give you some feedback.
Feeling a little low at the end of the week? Watch this video of highlights from last year's Ironman Kona for a little weekend inspiration. The scenery isn't too shabby either!
This series of stretches relieves tension in the fingers, wrists, forearms, and elbows. Great for athletes, massage therapists, techies, bartenders, and people with carpal tunnel syndrome.
The clean grip overhead squat improves mobility in the shoulder girdle as well as torso strength. Combine this drill with the clean grip snatch exercise from last week.
This week the focus is two different drills that help you develop movement in your handstand, as you need to be able to move to do handstand walking.
Regardless of your politics, there's no disputing the incredible work ethic and success of Arnold. In this inspirational video he shares his insights on forging the life he imagined.
The clean grip snatch improves extension mechanics, reinforces arm action when under the bar, and builds speed.
Have you ever cleaned a weight only to fight yourself at the top trying to get comfortable to do the jerk? Often the issue is mobility. Here are drills you can use to improve your position.
At a meet on March 24, 2013, Efferding set a new raw record - lifting a total of 2,303 lbs. His 2,303 raw record was set with a 865.2 squat, a 600.7 bench press, and a 837.5 deadlift.
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