Here are some good reads for the week! Tomorrow I’m going to try to put up a blog on rotary training for badasses. Hopefully I’ll have time. I filmed the videos, but I’ve been absolutely swamped working on a review paper. Can’t wait to be finished!
Chris Beardsley on flexibility. This is a great series by Chris. If you haven’t seen it yet check it out! I’m a big fan of Chris’ blog.
Matt Perryman talks about fitness. Matt needs to blog more often…he always comes out with great stuff.
Dan John shares the “Big Five” of getting big
Regression and Simplicity - Keys to Progress in Strength & Conditioning – by Anthony Donskov (this is a paysite – StrengthCoach.com)
Ben Bruno gives us the videos of the week. Ben’s blog is already one of my favorites!
Gadgets and Toys by Vern Gambetta – I liked this one – not what you think.
Is Sprinting Frequency or Length Reliant? Mike Young shares a cool new study.
New study - The Science of Muscle Hypertrophy: Making Dietary Protein Count
New study – Maximizing Hypertrophy: Possible Contribution of Stretching in the Interset Rest Period
Tom Martin breaks Ed Coan’s longstanding record and deadlifts 771 lbs at the 181.5 weight-class. That’s well over 4X his bodyweight. This guy is a strong SOB, and he’s also a sprinter!
Here’s a video of a 300 lb’er busting out bodyweight exercises like it ain’t no thang. Crazy!
Cool new study – side dominance doesn’t affect the symmetry of bilateral barbell lifts
Tony Gentilcore turns 34 years old and therefore shares his 34 favorite things
Ben Bruno offers some stuff worth checking out
Tracy Fober posts an awesome video – Olga rules!
Cool exercise I stumbled upon – The Bueler
Ten Tips for Good Trainers by Smitty from the Diesel Crew
David Lasnier on Single Leg Progressions
Fantastic Hamstring Movements by Bret Contreras and Ben Bruno – TNation article
Timothy Ferris Does the Hip Thrust – I’ve never tried it hinging this low on the back. I’m intrigued and will test this out tomorrow.
Greek Pole Vaulter Erika Prezerakou! Aye Caramba! Some Serious Booty!
That’s all folks!