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Push ups Part 3: Elevated 1-arm push ups.

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, In : Exercises 

If you’ve been following the push up training series, you’ll know that both Part 1 and Part 2 have been leading you up to this point, where you are ALMOST about ready to do one arm push ups. If you have followed the guidelines and advice laid out in Part 1 and 2, then you should be ready for these.

Part 2 laid out the lever push up. Before you attempt elevated one arm push ups, make sure you can do at least 12-15 reps for 2-3 sets PER ARM with lever push ups. 

Do not rush into these, rather ma…

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Push ups Part 2: Lever Push ups

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, In : Exercises 

If you read part 1 on push up training and how to progress to the one arm push up, then you will know there are several exercises you need to master before you can progress to the one arm push up.

In the video link at the end of part 1, I showed you how to correctly perform the regular push up, the diamond push up and then the uneven push up. You should progess from one to the next in that order, being able to perform 2 sets of 20 for the regular push up, before progressing to the diamond push…

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‘Greasing the Groove’: A strength boosting technique

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, In : Training concepts and techniques 

I’ve recently started using a relatively unknown and unconventional training technique. For those stuck in a rut with their training or trying to break through a plateau, this will be very useful for you too. The technique is known as ‘greasing the groove’, or if you prefer the more technical term, synaptic facilitation.

The man responsible for pioneering the ‘grease the groove’ technique is Pavel Tsatsouline, one 
of the world’s premier strength and conditioning coaches and former …

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