Increase Relative Body Weight Strength with Chains

Body weight training is one the best ways to prepare for wrestling season, but what happens when you get so STRONG that your body weight is not enough? This week we will learn how to PROGRESS traditional body weight exercises with CHAINS.

Chain Training Part Two: Increase Relative Body Weight Strength with Chains

By John Gaglione


Last week we discussed how chain can be attached to barbells in order to develop speed, strength, and explosive power.

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Get Stronger and more Explosive with Chain Training

We can utilize the squat, bench, and deadlift in order to increase power and strength as using the Dynamic Effort Method and Max Effort Method.

Chain Training: Get Stronger and Faster

By John Gaglione

Many coaches utilize various forms of plyos, Olympic lifts, and box jumps in order to increase power, get stronger, and faster. I use many of these methods myself with my athletes, but many coaches do not have a lot of time to teach Olympic lifts(Snatch, Clean and Jerk, High Pull, etc) or may not feel comfortable teaching them. We can utilize the squat, bench, and deadlift in order to increase power and strength as using the Dynamic Effort Method and Max Effort Method. This is particularly effective with the combination of chains. Continue reading “Get Stronger and more Explosive with Chain Training”