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    Oct 2005
    Sitting on cold Granite

    Recommended Reading - MILO

    Got great stocking presents from Santa...
    A couple of MILO magazines... Offically called "MILO: Journal for Serious Strength Athletes"
    I searches the WBB, but couldn't find a reference.. so though I would post this link:

    It is expensive.. but worth the read..

    The Dec. 05 Index has:
    I especially like the article>"Strength Training a la Anderson: The Press">good thoughts on handstands and pressing power..

    Cover: Ryan Vierra turns the caber on his way to his fourth Heavy Events World Championships victory.

    The Butcher from Three Rivers by Robert Lipinski
    Catching Up With Yani Marchokov by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
    A Tribute to John Ware by Thom Van Vleck

    Sets and Reps for Success by Jim Schmitz
    Life in the Loft: Weather Or Not Winter Training by Dr. Ken E. Leistner
    For a Big Chest--Part I by John McCallum
    Strength Training a la Anderson: The Press by Charles Fraser
    Why Plato Wouldn't Juice by Steve Jeck
    Grip Power by Brad Johnson
    Olympic-style Weightlifting Disciplines: Strength or Technique? by John Drewes
    Get on the Stick by John Brookfield
    What It Takes: The Reality of Training Environments and Circumstances by Steven Helmicki
    Traps that Catch Everyone's Attention by Steven Helmicki
    Training with Broken Dumbbells by Tim Piper and Mike Waller
    Baby Cows by Bill Starr
    Bone Density Training and Strength Walking by Steve Justa
    Spotting Synchronicity by Tom Hirtz

    Vierra Victorious: 2005 World Highland Games Championships by David Webster OBE
    2005 IFSA World Strongman Championships: Zydrunas Reigns Supreme by Brad Gillingham
    Throws, Tosses, and Tears: 2005 U.S. Heavy Events Championships by David Webster OBE
    Weights Fly in Dubai: 2005 Asian Weightlifting Championships by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
    All-Round Round-up by Lee Gesbeck
    2005 World's Strongest Man: Mariusz is King of the Hill by Colin Bryce

    I. M. Poddubny: The Ukranian Bear by Josef Svub
    The German Wonder Boy: Heinrich Schneidereit by Gherardo Bonini

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    Dec 2004
    I love MILO. The only thing I don't like about it is that occasionally it has really esoteric training pieces like plange push-ups and anvil lifting...
    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    I'm a recent subscriber. It's an awesome magazine. I'll probably read the latest issue tonight.
    "To make a big training like Dimas, you can not be a pussy." - Christos Iakovou

    prepare yourself, because it's a big training

    Turnin nothin into somethin, is God work
    And you get nothin without struggle and hard work

    Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought. - Henri Bergson.


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