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Parkour Conditioning: High Bar/Single Bar Dip

I love this movement: the high bar or “single bar” dip.  It’s like doing the top part of a muscle-up or wall run, where you lift your chest from the edge of the bar or wall, and then extend to … Continue reading

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Kneeling Get-up Variations

The kneeling get-up is an awesome body-weight exercise for strengthening your quad and glute musculature.  Think of it as the top half of a Turkish Get-up; rather than dropping all the way to a reclined position, you just stop with … Continue reading

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Parkour Conditioning: Body Weight Circuit

Anybody familiar with the art of parkour, understands the need to do routine training and conditioning to keep the body up to the challenges of bounding over obstacles, scaling walls, and occasionally taking falls.  I created this 3 circuit body … Continue reading

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Garage workout: Upside-down pull-ups!

One two-car garage + eight athletes working out = pure awesome! I don’t know about you, but come Monday evening I need a little release after a long day of work.  Hustling through a forty five minute workout with your … Continue reading

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Fun with my new weight vest: rings, parallettes, & plyo-box

Here’s a quick video I threw together out in the garage, prior to Valentine’s dinner tonight.  I had just picked up a new 16 lb weight vest and wanted to see what it was like to workout with.  I submitted … Continue reading

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MMA and Parkour Strengthening: Get Upside-down

Parkour and mixed martial arts (MMA) are two sports in which you can often find your body positioned in a variety of intense and unplanned-for postures.  To prepare as much as possible, it’s important to search out and perform exercises … Continue reading

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Explosive Leg Strength for Skiing, Snowboarding and Parkour

Whether you’re popping off a jump, sucking up the moguls, or compressing from a big leap, you need to have solid leg strength to snowboard, ski or do parkour.  Of course, skill training is critical in terms of learning safe … Continue reading

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Parkour conditioning and training + a new business goal

The video posted above highlights some of the parkour training I did while on vacation in sunny Spain, over the last two weeks of 2011.  Being away from the garage gym for a period of time was a nice break, … Continue reading

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