Results tagged “sports psychology”

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri 20 Feb 09)

Get it overhead.

What Really Works? Effective Strength Training Principles

The Fundamentals.

Josh Hewett Strongman Montage

Just in case you're in any doubt about the power of mental conditioning, take a look at this montage - particularly the deadlift hold. Love it....

The Investments VI: Injecting Purposeful Variety

Great variations.

Get Mental! The Psychology of Strength

Think about it.

TGIF : Weekly Round-Up (WE Fri 6 Feb 09)

Scot Mendelson and Ryan Kennelly.A great week here on Straight to the Bar. The highlights :

Planche Training: Strengthening the Mind/Body Connection

Planche.Via the Power by Pavel newsletter : how's your Planche progressing - painfully slow? Phil Jelinowski has a couple of ideas....

5 Years of SttB : Articles

Yes, I love the deadlift.There were some fantastic articles in the 5 Years of Straight to the Bar competition, thankyou. To vote for your favourite (full list below), either send me a message on twitter, via email or leave a...

Visualization : The Vision Wall

Girlwith Noname.No matter what your strength-training goals are, a Vision Wall will help keep you on target.

Recovery for the Tactical Athlete

Progressing? Learn the right way to recover from your workouts.

Outdoor Fitness: 'Why it's Good'

The beauty of training outdoors.

The Investments Part V : Impervious Shoulders

The shoulder is vulnerable to many types of injury - usually.

Why I Love To Weight Train

Girlwith Noname.Girlwith Noname explains exactly why she loves throwing the iron around. Love it.

A Return to Outdoor and Unconventional Workouts

Serious outdoor training. Image from Get Gorilla.The 'use what you've got' approach.

Overhead Isometric Work for Form and Posture

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

Getting a Great Workout at Home

The beauty of training at home.

Recovery and Regeneration for the Strength Athlete

Does your training plan involve a solid dose of recovery work?

Don't Even Think About It

Dr Esbelle Jowers and Dr John Bartholomew.Via WorldFitness : the University of Texas has an interesting piece on the importance of mental toughness. A good read....

Real Stone Lifting

There are many ways to get 'in shape'.

How To Make an Adjustable Slosh Pipe

Superb tool.

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