Joint Mobility For Restoration By Mike Mahler

January 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Do it every morning, 5-10min tops. Focus on those things that are tough…

  • 1:10 neck rocking back/forth 10-30reps
  • 1:35 head back forth
  • 1:50 head left right
  • 2:35 egyptian
  • 3:00 hip circles
  • 3:30 bending
  • 4:00 marching in place (…knee to shoulder…hip flexors…)
  • 5:15 roll up (…good for tight hip flexors…)
  • 6:40 pump (=downward dog to cobra)
  • 7:40 indian clubs shoulder circles
  • 8:10 ic shoulder back circles (9:00 reverse)
  • 9:15 ic swipe
  • 10:10 cossack drill
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Kettlebell Windmill technique for a strong core

January 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Video content

  • blurb until 1:30
  • demonstration 1:30
  • 2nd demo 2:30
  • troubleshooting 3:00
  • bell to the back (air practice 3:20)
  • can bend leg that is not under kb 3:20
  • 45 degree angle, dont bend at the waist 4:10
  • reps 5-7, mid workout 4:55

Kettlebell Complexes For Serious Endurance By Mike Mahler – YouTube

January 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

Interesting complex – not sure you need to 5min video to present it, but here we go

The complexes in detail

  • burpee clean 1:18 (also 1:45 without dogs)
  • + press 2:10
  • snatch, not clean 3:10
  • the randomiser 4:00 (numbers on tape)
  • 8×3 for explosive strength
  • 5×10, 3×15 for endurance

Kettlebell Overhead Press Variations

January 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Mike has a good number of press videos up; will need to go through them – there seems to be valuable stuff there

Four different presses (loads of dogs, also):

  • Triceps heavy
  • Shoulder heavy
  • Pecs heavy
  • Most efficient

The Kettlebell Side Press/Kettlebell Bent Press

January 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

ht grmble on this one. looking at the movement I am not sure it is healthy, but apparently he has already done a cycle on it and survived (he even wants to do more) so it cant be that bad

Video contents

  • 0:10 defn side and bent press
  • 0:40 s/b press = half windmill
  • 1:15 windmill most bang for buck, less wear and tear
  • 2:10 fatigue your triceps, then bent press
  • 2:30 the side press
  • 3:40 the bent press – contract the lat
  • 5:10 important of lats in mil press

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