Body control is an essential athletic skill, and the L-sit is an excellent tool to build it. Follow Timothy Bell's guide to holding a perfect L-sit.
A new study suggests isometric training may have real value for your back squat.
Sometimes, standing still can be the best way to train for speed.
The dragon flag will train your core to awesome levels of tension and control - just like Rocky.
This bodyweight hold will help you cross the bridge to athletic longevity.
You will need a strap to follow this segment, so that the muscles get the full opening effect while staying in a contracted state.
Isometrics is largely unknown in comparison to weight training. And in my opinion, most people use isometrics incorrectly.
Absolute strength can be subdivided into concentric, eccentric, and static strength. But just what are these different expressions of strength?
I'm going to explain why and how isometric training works, and then give you two different protocols you can follow.
Zass was not a weight lifter but performed feats such as bending bars, breaking chains, massive support and carrying lifts, and even several teeth lifts - there's even video of him doing this.
Post-activiation potentation, or PAP. Lifting heavy and sprinting hard. Turns out the lifting heavy part helps you go faster. Now science examines isometric PAP and rowing sprints with good results.
Melody shows us how hard it can be to stand still, and that you can actually get stronger by standing still. Learn the basics of isometric training and how to incorporate it into your workouts.
I’ve been an athlete for years and have problems gaining strength in my right leg. What poses or exercises would you recommend to strengthen and balance between the two sides?