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Workout of the Day: Monday, 10.7.13

The hookgrip Classic was an AMAZING event – definitely the BEST Olympic Lifting meet we have EVER run – and I just wanted to extend one more note of gratitude to the volunteers who helped and those of you who came by to cheer.  It was a weekend to remember, and you all helped to […]

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Workout of the Day: Sunday, 10.6.13

All classes today are cancelled for the second day of the hookgrip Classic – come out and watch! Today’s lifters range from University athletes to American Record Holders. We SWEAR their olympic lifting prowess is contagious! The tee below is made by Danny and available for $20 even if you aren’t at the hookgrip Classic. […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 10.5.13

The hookgrip Classic is today! Come out and watch OR, follow the two-day competition from home on Liberty Barbell Club’s Facebook Page. “The Universe is constituted to maximize play. The best games are not those in which all goes smoothly to conclusion, but those in which the outcome is always in doubt. The geometry of […]

Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 9.17.13

The 17 Commandments of Rowing. <— a lot of great tips! Also, a whole bunch of videos that will help as well here. Below, Coach Basa clean and jerks 109kg (239.8lbs) at a bodyweight of 56kg (123.2lbs) – that’s a 6kg PR for him! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Foam Roll as needed, 3 minutes. Lat […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 8.30.13

Remember, we’ve got a mostly regular schedule running (Gymnastics and Squatting for this weekend are cancelled) this coming Labor Day weekend EXCEPT on Monday the 330pm and 830pm are cancelled. Please plan accordingly! Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 8.23.13

Slow it down, some relevant thoughts from Diane Fu: “Most of us will be snatching loads well under what we can deadlift so what’s the rush? We know we can handle picking the barbell up. Try instead doing a 3, 2, 1 count as you come off the floor; and as soon as you pass […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 7.31.13

Below, Coach Basa hits a 104kg/229lbs clean (that’s 1.85x his bodyweight!). You don’t have to catch all your cleans this low today during “DT” but EVERY one of you should work on having the capacity to hit this position should you need it.  Here are some videos to help you begin working on this position […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 7.29.13

Catch up on all the Games Happenings here – the winners in the individual competition this year are Rich Froning and Samantha Briggs! One more look back at Coach Zoda’s performance at Nationals this past weekend – both Zoda and Ryan performed like Champions and Ryan came away with a silver medal in his class […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 6.17.13

It’s MOOOOOOONDAY! Ryan Basa was profiled on the USAW (United State of America Weightlifting) Website! Don’t forget, the Liberty Barbell Classic is this Saturday, from 9-5pm.  All the details are here! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: General Foam Roll, 3 minutes. Lax Ball Feet and Lower Legs, 2 minutes per side. 3 rounds of: 6 […]