Nova Uniao USA chief, Gustavo Dantas gives you an in-depth explanation of how to maintain position and shows a few sweet sweeps. He uses the z-guard as an example position.
In the first part of a 3-part series, California Strength Head Strength Coach, Ernie Hernandez (MS, CSCS), explains some of the bi-lateral exercises that we use with our athletes and weightlifters to work on the posterior chain. These exercises include the eccentric glut ham raise, lying leg curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.
Part 2 will discuss uni-lateral movements, so stay tuned!
In part 2 of our Posterior Chain Exercise series, we continue to highlight exercises that we utilize to improve lagging strength in the hamstrings, and in particular fix imbalances in this video. In Part 1, we discussed the various bilateral movements that we use. In this video, we discuss some of the unilateral movements that we recommend, including the Single-leg Romanian Deadlift (RDL), the Kneeling Hamstring Curl, the Death March, and the 5-cone Touch. California Strength Head Strength Coach, Ernie Hernandez, demonstrates the technique for each exercise, as well as some of the benefits and targeted muscles for each.
In the 3rd and final segment of our Posterior Chain Video Series, Head Strength Coach Ernie Hernandez (MS, CSCS) discusses the big movements that we utilize for posterior chain training.
Injuries have kept him out of the Octagon for more than a year. After an intense fight camp, the reigning featherweight champ is returning to make his fourth UFC® title defense where he faces his toughest opponent yet, Frankie Edgar. But Aldo has a secret weapon in his training camp: none other than former Edgar opponent Gray Maynard. We catch up with Aldo and his trainers at a conditioning session at Flamengo Beach, Rio de Janeiro.
In part two of a series, Aldo discusses how this superfight is motivating his training and preparation, and why he feels this epic battle will earn a place in the UFC history books.
World Champion phenom, Ary Farias, shows you some great variations from the infamous berimbolo position. Part 1 of 2.
Part 2 of 2.
Archived footage of the first-ever CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok.