Tuesday, February 21, 2006

What is the Diesel Method?

VISION: Increasing strength through the entire functional movement pattern specific to the Athlete’s sport through the use of complex, multi-joint, closed chain exercises – with the goal of maximizing the potential to generate explosive power.

PROTOCOL: Incorporating and modifying - through “Extension of the Movement” - all aspects of Weightlifting (Clean & Jerk, Snatches and all transitional exercises), Powerlifting (Bench, Deadlift and Squat), Strongman (Atlas Stones, Yoke, Logs, Farmers Walk, Conan's Wheel, Viking Press, Axle, Tractor Tires), Dinosaur (Thick Ropes, Kegs, Rocks, Thick Handled Dumbbells, Chains), Kettlebell (Conventional and Non-Conventional Exercises) and Grip Strength (All Aspects; Crush, Support, Pinch, Levering, Tearing, Bending) to build the complete Athlete.