Today, a competition was held worldwide in International Clubbell Sport. The club swinging greats from all around the globe joined together for some massive sweating, callouses, blisters, and fun.
This is my first official clubbell competition, and I competed in the 15 lbs division. Here are my results…
Total Double Clubbell Swipes completed in 10 minutes: 160
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I spent some time today practicing with my 15 lb clubbells, doing swipes and mills mostly – not pushing into exertion. My milling is virtually effortless, which I attribute to regular practice and good execution of the 7 Key Components of Structure.
This afternoon, I also did a hammer swing [...]
“I’m all for machines…once they come up with one that can really surpass free weights. They haven’t. They probably never will. You’d be better off trying to lift the damn machine and carry it around the gym…God knows you’d get a better workout from it.”
- Vince Gironda, 1949
I wish our culture took this message to [...]