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 an idea of how others approach things, head over to the forums :
- All About Australian Pull-ups
Al takes a look at a great exercise – the Australian Pull-up.
- Two PRS : Bench and Squat
A great day in the gym.
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Video – Steve Maxwell: Half-Moon/Iranian Twisting Push-Up
Enjoy last week’s Circular Push-ups? Grab a taekhte and try these.
Deal of the Week – TRX Mobile Workouts
Twitterchat 57 – Achieving Optimum Health : It’s pretty clear that health is strongly connected to your training. Feel better and you’re well on the way to a solid performance in the gym.
This week we’re diving into the world of Optimum Health – how to eat better, feel better, and function better in the weight-room. Helping us to navigate this fascinating area is NU FIT‘s, own Max Barry (@NU_FiT). Fantastic.
Who : Strength-training fans
Topic : Optimum Health
When : Wed Mar 17, 9pm EST (1am UTC)
How : include #sbgym in your tweets (here’s how)
To see when it’s on in your timezone, head over to the twitterchat calendar.
See you there.
Got an event that you’d like to add? Let me know.
Reading – The Primal Blueprint
Over the past week I’ve been getting a number of questions about my diet, particularly on the difference between Paleo and Primal approaches. The Primal Blueprint (full review) takes a detailed look at the Primal side of the fence.
As Sandy notes, since switching to Primal he’s noted a number of changes in both body composition and overall health. If you’re curious to see how, pick up a copy of The Primal Blueprint.
Exercise of the Week : Battling Ropes Pole Pull
I love Battling Ropes work, and this is one of my favourite exercises. The humble Pole Pull.