Results tagged “isometrics”

How They Got Started : Marco Pessoa

How the enigmatic Marco Pessoa got started.

Video for Gymchat 257 - Muscle Activation Techniques (Eric Seifert)

How does it all work?

Gymchat 257 - Muscle Activation Techniques (Eric Seifert)

How does it all work?

Jaw Lifting : What, Why and How

How to do it the Right way.

Strongmen on Twitter Background

UPDATE (7 APR 2014) :

I’m currently doing a lot of design work for this site with another illustrator - and one I highly recommend, just take a look at his portfolio - my brother Glenn Bird. You’ll find him over at


I'm constantly surrounded by strength-training memorabilia (particularly that of old-time Strongmen/Strongwomen from 1870 - present), so when Rory Hickman offered to design a twitter background (which you can see here), it was logical to display several of them on there.


John Peterson's hub on isometric training.

Unusual Goals Require Unusual Measures

How do you train for something like that?

What Really Works? Effective Strength Training Principles

The Fundamentals.

Overhead Isometric Work for Form and Posture

Overhead Split Squats, Reverse Lunges and a whole lot more.

Incorporating Isometrics into the Big Lifts

Got long levers? Try this. Steve Reeves : Photo via IOL.James Chan takes a brief look at 3 variations of lower-body exercises that naturally put a little stress on the upper body. In a good way, of course.

Leverage lifts: A Reverse Engineering Problem Turned to a Breakthrough in Power

The advantage gained by using proper levers.

Horizontal Pinch Device

Another brilliant entry for the DIY Equipment competition - Chris Rice's Horizontal Pinch Device. A few words from the man himself will tell you exactly why I want one of these (and if you train grip, you're probably thinking the...

Isometric Holds for the MMA Athlete

Although slightly controversial, isometric training has a long and interesting history. Dive in.