1. Dean Somerset recaps his weekend with Charlie Weingroff - For those who don't know, Charlie Weingroff is, to understate the case, a very smart individual when it comes to Strength & Conditioning. He's a practicing Physical Therapist, a damn strong competitive powerlifter, and has led S&C programs at the highest levels. Dean summarizes his top takeaway points from his "Weekend with Charlie."
2. Weightlifting: Triple Extension or Catapult? - To a weightlifting nerd like me, this was an important article. There is a lot of debate in the current world of weightlifting regarding the most efficient set-up and pulling style. You'd think, considering that unlike most sports, the lifts are ALWAYS exactly the same, that we'd have a consensus by now as to how they're best performed. But we don't. This article by Sean Waxman debunks the claim made by some coaches that the lifts are not a triple extension, but a flat-footed "catapult."
3. WOD Stupidity
Want to see a display of unbelievable workout stupidity? Watch the video on that link. Courtesy of some Crossfitters.
4. Chad Waterbury Interviews Dr. Stu McGil - Dr. McGill is one of the foremost experts in the world on spine safety and health. He's interviewed here by Chad Waterbury, a well known strength coach, and anyone interested in learning more about health of the spine in relation to lifting heavy things, should check this out!