training boxers
Boxing may just be the last frontier in strength and conditioning. You could describe what passes for training in this sport by the children’s game Follow the Leader. Whatever the current champions are doing, especially the popular heavyweights, the contenders are sure to copy. The problem with that approach is that some boxing champions are
There are many legends in the sport of boxing The ones who get the most attention are usually the big hitters: Tyson, Foreman, Marciano, Hearns, Durán, and most recently Golovkin. Some sports writers and coaches would say that devastating punching power is a gift. Yes, talent does prevail, but the fact is that punching power
This is one of my favorite exercises for the last weeks of preparation in grappling sports such as wrestling This one is demonstrated by Victoria “Mangoose Ninja” Anthony, winner of a few international wrestling tournaments such as the Klippan Cup Basically, you pull up to 30 degrees or so, paused there for 2 seconds to
cardio
As many of you know, I’m not a big fan of traditional long slow distance aerobic cardio, especially if it is done in the totally imaginary “fat burning zone.”  I’ve already explained why I think it is a waste of time and energy, but the arguments against cardio are more numerous than that. Here are
band training
Band training has been a staple of the training of elite powerlifters for the last 25 years. The credit goes to Louie Simmons for popularizing it in the Iron Game. However, I saw it for the first time in a French book by Lucien Demilies. And the book dates back to the thirties… Attaching bands
How and Why we use the Safety Bar Squat Today I am going to demonstrate the Safety Bar Squat and explain why we use it.   Filmed at Clean Health Performance Centre, Sydney, Australia
Learn the finer technical points of doing hack squats properly. Today I am going to show you the proper way to do hack squats.   Filmed at Clean Health Performance Centre, Sydney, Australia
Final spots remain for the UK/European leg of the Again Faster Equipment and Clean Health Fitness – Institute Poliquin & Klokov ‘Training For Strength Sports’ bootcamps remain in: Manchester, UK      5-7th June Stockholm, Sweden      19-21st June  
Guest blog by coach George Chiappa In the sports training world, far too many coaches and parents are basing their choice of training and exercise strictly on the similarity or replication of the sport, mistakenly seen as sport specific training. Far too much emphasis is placed on direct power output such as hitting the ball,
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Here is short demo and commentary by none other than Dmitry Klokov himself. Dimitry’s commentary starts at [2:50] This extremely well-shared video was one of this week’s highlights, as it showed typical results from a Kinetic Chain Enhancement technique. Olympic Weightlifting World Champion Dmitry Klokov is providing the commentary. His appreciation of the technique comes
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