The official recap of all 5 fights from the Jan 7th Strikeforce on Showtime event. Relive all of the excitement of headliner Luke Rockhold’s title defense against Keith Jardine. Plus, Robbie Lawler vs. Adlan Amagov, King Mo Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, Tyron Woodley vs. Jordan Mein, and the bloody bout between Tarec Saffiedine and Tyler Stinson.
Kallista Pappas was 14 years old when she delivered a performance at the 2008 CrossFit Games that inspired an entire community. At an age when many kids are merely hanging out at the mall, Kallista, a home-schooled gymnast who lives in Seattle, Washington, was training gymnastics five hours per day and throwing in CrossFit workouts three times a week too.
“Looking back now, this workout (Sunday’s 30 Clean and Jerks at 100lbs) was climactic because it was the event that made the Games something that I will never forget. It changed me as a person. On repetition 22, I was getting ready to jerk it, when I lost focus. I didn’t take my inhaling breath to lock my core and, as I got it up to a point near lockout, I lost it and fell down. The weight bounced off my knees and I lay there, stunned. At this point, someone yelled something that still sticks in my mind: ‘Don’t give it up, you’ve come this far, you can’t give up!'”
joan Guzman training for his fight Nov.18,2011
Andre Berto trains with sprint coach Remi Korchemny, August 9th 2011
ELASTIC STRENGTH AND THE REVERSIBILITY OF EFFORTS
Remi Korchemny, PhD in Exercise Physiology. Remi is 78 years old and received his PhD from a University in the Ukraine in 1964. He came to the US in the early 1970’s and has been training world class sprinters for over 40 years.
Athletes that have trained with Remi include world champion sprinters Dwain Chambers, Chryste Gaines and Kelli White. He has also coached NFL All-Pro Linebacker Bill Rowanowski, MLB All-Star Marlon Byrd and world champion boxers Andre Ward and Nonito Donaire.
Remi started using his DRIVING RESISTANCE BAND training methods about 15 years ago. The DRIVING RESISTANCE BAND exercises are utilized to train the REVERSIBILITY OF EFFORTS. The purpose is to develop what he calls ELASTIC STRENGTH.
Muscles recognize stress by intensity, volume and direction of resistance they have to overcome and support in order to execute athletic skills. In practical application we use different definitions of strength activity. We train maximal strength, strength endurance, explosive strength and speed strength.
The neuromuscular system basically recognizes effort via eccentric and concentric contractions. The muscles have to utilize both efforts in our movements, so they need corresponding eccentric-concentric strength.
Remi trains athletes with the DRIVING RESISTANCE BAND to specifically help reduce the lapsed time between eccentric and concentric muscle contractions. He believes that improving ELASTIC STRENGTH is a major factor in SPEED DEVELOPMENT.
Sports nutritionist Victor Conte and Remi Korchemny have worked together training elite athletes for over 15 years.
There is more about SNAC athletes using driving resistance band training methods at the snac.com website.