On the Forums
I’m constantly amazed at just how much my training is influenced by the people on this site. Whether you’re looking for a new piece of equipment, an unusual exercise variation or just a training routine or two, head over to the forums :
- Torsion Grippers
‘Unbreakable‘ Adam Glass
Should you be training with grippers? Definitely.
- Warrior Diet, Tool & Technique Program
The Fight Geek
If Methuselah’s recent posts got you considering the Warrior Diet, take a look at this. The Fight Geek gets ready to put it through its paces.
Video – Yet another training video
Ready for a dose of Parkour? Same here.
Twitterchat : this week we’ll be chatting with ‘The Strength Doctor‘ Tim Hull about several common varieties of rehab work. What to do, and how to keep training without worsening the injury. See you there.
Kettlebell Juggling Contest : how’s your kettlebell juggling? For details, head over here. Good stuff.
Card Tearing Contest : or a spot of card tearing perhaps? Now this one will be fun. Find out why.
Grip Contests : There are also several grip contests coming up shortly, including :
- USHS Nationals
- USGS Nationals
- Finnish Open Grip Strength Championships
For details, swing by the Grip Contest Calendar.
Exercise of the Week
The One-Armed Deadlift. Love it.
There are a couple of ways to perform this lift – with the bar positioned in front of the lifter, or by the lifter’s side (a Suitcase Deadlift). Here’s a quick demonstration from ‘Unbreakable‘ Adam Glass :
I love sandbag training, and this is definitely the way to do it right.
Rope training is fantastic, and this is my weapon of choice. Heavy, flexible and supremely strong.