Posted On:1/02/2008 7:45am
I find that after a heavy lifting session my agility from stretching and other drills where I train seems to vanish as my muscles tighten up in response to the amount of work they're doing. I can recognize this as strength gains, yet I don't want to see my agility take a step back because of it. Any recommendations?
Posted On:1/02/2008 8:33am
Style: creonte on hiatus
Originally Posted by ark44
Yes. Actually I have three recommendations:
1. Use the f*king search function. This topic has already been discussed ad nauseum.
2. Read the stickies. We have threads on those topics, specially on stretching and agility.
3. Do what I suggested you to do on the link below. Every question you have asked so far is answered by those steps.
Originally Posted by Teh El Macho
To the OP, I cannot believe you could not find 'Starting Strenght' by Rippetoe. It's at the top of the results on google. If you expect us to do your homework, you are going in for a surprise. We won't help you if you don't do your due diligence.
Here is your homework. We will expect you to do if you expect us to help you or give you advice.
Go to Amazon and buy Starting Strenght, 2nd Edition.Buy Ross Enamait's Infinite Intensity. BTW, he just released a DVD, so you should be wise in buying it as well.Read the sticky : http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=61712Then go to the Teh Weight Training, Grip Training, Powerlifting, Weightlifting And Stuff Thread : http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=61598
In there, you will check the following:
How Important is Weightlifting for MMA fighting.Cutting out MA in favor of weights... to do MA?Being Muscular Makes you Gas?Stronger, Not Bigger.Then go to the Nutrition and Diet thread: http://www.bullshido.net/forums/showthread.php?t=61083Read Westside Barbell For Skinny Bastards by DeFranco: http://www.defrancostraining.com/art...s_westside.htmGobble up anything you find related to power training, anaerobic endurance, strengh training for powerlifting, olympic lifting and strongman competitions. Ditch anything related to bodybuilding.Subscribe to NorCal Performance Menu.Search on youtube for anything related to Westside Barbell, Rhadi Ferguson, Into Combat or the several training short clips in youtube or video.google by Bas Rutten or Randy Couture.
Last edited by Teh El Macho; 1/02/2008 8:37am at .
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