The speed bag

I’ve always loved the speed bag.  Not sure why, but it’s just a fun way to develop hand eye coordination and can give your shoulders a great little workout as well.  I’m getting better and better and once I’m more confident in my abilities with it I’ll start teaching this to anyone that wants to…

Back extensions

I recently added the inflight hyper-extension machine to my gym and it’s a great addition to the program of my athletes.  Along with RDL’s and clean pulls this exercise adds the last missing piece for each athlete in the development of the hamstrings and glutes.  I was concerned about it taking up too much space,…

Long break since last check in

I’m lifting with almost full strength in my shoulders again.   My push-ups are coming back, but slowly.  Oddly enough the Snatch is what I thought would take the longest time coming back, and it turned out to be the quickest.  My overhead press behind the neck feels good and strong.  The clean and jerk is…

A new beginning for me

After taking a fall on the trail in August I ended up having a shoulder surgery to repair it.  All went well with that surgery, but I was warned that my shoulder looked like it was in the beginning stages of freezing on me.  It did just that.  So, just 6 weeks ago the surgeon…