Friday, November 9, 2012

Mobility: Psoas . . opening the hips, relieving lower back pain

What the Psoas?

  • Attaches at the bottom of the thoracic spine (T12), along the lumbar spine (through L4), through the pelvic bowl, over the hip joint, and attaches to the femur (thigh bone).
  • Known as a hip flexor – brings the trunk and leg close together.
  • Stabilizes your posture.
  • Assists in straightening the lumbar (lower) spine.


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Milko Tokola Training

Milko Tokola, Finnish lifter, 19 years old, –85kg

so much speed!

Total at North Finland Championships in September was 317 (141 + 176) . . vid below

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Jiri Orsag–320kg back squat raw

Jiri Orsag, Czech lifter (+105) . . 23 years old . . 7th at 2012 Olympic games.


Monday, November 5, 2012

warriors capitalize on success, learn from defeat, and come back stronger.

defeat reinforces focus and makes champions dig deeper.

- Clark Gracie

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Lu Xiaojun–170kg Snatch Pulls

Lu Xiaojun (77kg) . . few days prior to winning his second World Title in Paris (2011)