The pistol squat is a personal favorite of mine. It took me years to develop the flexibility to do it but the effort was so worth it! This video demonstrates a very clean pistol squat and a few exercises to get there but assuming you have the flexibility already.
Great exercise to build basic core strength in preparation for more advanced exercises requiring a super strong core. Start with static hollow body and build up to 5 sets of 60 sec holds. Then move on to 5 sets of 60 rocks.
Fittest couple on earth? Looks good anyway. Some amazing feats of strength by both Frank and Antoinette.
An inspiring display of strength by Frank Medrano.
An early video of Ido Portal showing of his hand balancing skills and overall strength. Inspiring video accompanied by great music by Krishna Das performing Hanuman Chalisa.
Two great exercises that are fundamental to gymnastics and more advanced yoga postures. Try to 30 hollow body rocks immediately followed by 30 arch rocks and work yourself up to 5 sets.
Ido Portal has become THE man of movement over the past few years! Apart from being an amazing mover himself he knows how to teach it! Check out this old video of Ido demonstrating rotations into high bridge! What’s your plan for movement this weekend?
He makes it look so easy! “Just point your toes to the sky and open up your shoulders!” Right. A tip from my own experience of developing a proper handstand (not there yet) is to practice chest to wall until you can hold proper vertical alignment for 60 sec. Only then can you turn and […]
Unless you have been living under a rock the last few years I know you have heard of bodyweigth exercises. Everybody seem to talk about them nowadays. Is it a fluke? Certainly not! I am a big fan of body weight exercises, and you should be too! It wasn’t always like that for me […]