Thursday, April 17, 2014

Homemade Gym “Rings” or “Handles”

SharePhil Goetz, a Synergy Athletics reader, generously sent in some photos of homemade gym “rings.”  I can immediately see a ton of uses for these. Last year, I made homemade blast straps.  I bought the nylon webbing off of ebay, made handles and had to have them professionally sown together.  Then I melted them a […]

Creative Dynamic Single Bar Exercises

July 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Strength Training

ShareLooking for some more dynamic exercises? I can see uses for these exercises in a lot of sports, football for rotating and shedding blocks, punching power for boxing and MMA, balance and coordination for basketball and baseball.  Lots of applications here! Check these exercises out! Dynamic Single Bar Exercises NEWSLETTER SUBSCRIBERS – Make sure you […]

Pushing Vs Pulling Volume

ShareThe concept of pushing exercises (pushing weight away from you) and pulling exercises (pulling weight towards your body) have been studied thoroughly.   Many lifters like to superset pushing exercises with a pulling exercises, or visa versa, for good reason.  It is important to train the agonist and the antagonist muscles with a similar volume.  For […]