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GSP Strength training

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  1. dfoster Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Brief demo of GSP's strength workout. I thought that was pretty good that they couple a strength exercise with a plyometrics exercise. GSP is even stronger and more explosive than I thought. They also have Denis Kang and David Loiseau in the last half of the video.


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  2. Justin_A Make Coleslaw, Make Friends!

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    this is a cool vid but was posted a few weeks ago here.
     
  3. dfoster Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    oops, sorry. For some reason it didn't show up in the search. :redface:
     
  4. graedy Brown Belt

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    I ahve to write it again: This is a really good video which imho shows proper athletic strength training at its best.
     
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    those hurdles still impress me
     
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    +1.
     
  7. omgitsrick Green Belt

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    Where are the heavy compound lifts?
     
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    +1.

    Yeah, he does them effortlessly. Very light on his feet. He's like a friggin kangaroo.
     
  9. vince89 Banned Banned

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    Uh, he did Pullups with 90lbs.
     
  10. spirez Purple Belt

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    Seems pretty obvious that the session was focusing on power to me. Plyometrics and complex training.
     
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    Dude where are the bicep curls?
     
  12. omgitsrick Green Belt

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    I thought compound lifts build power? >.>
     
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    Upto a certain level strength training helps your power, but an elite level athlete like GSP is not going to train using a beginner routine that can be found in the FAQ.
     
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    Compound lifts are used but working for strength and power use different methods, ie power = lower weight that you attempt to lift at high speed. Max strength = slower lifts and more weight
     
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    They do man, it's all about how they use them. If you do a "compound lift" for 100 reps you're not gonna build strength or power, yet you're still doing a "compound lift."
     
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    Tonight was chins night so I was thinking about how I could mimic that med ball slam without forking out fifty quid on a med ball. Found an old car tyre in the garage, picked it up by the rim, and started whacking the ground with it. worked a charm. Better grip work too.
     
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    You could use a rock.
     
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    100 pound weight chin ups looks hard wow
     
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    I wish I could even halfway jump hurdles...
     
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    Jesus, you weren't kidding about those hurdles.
     

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