Shaolin Log Lifting

Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 by John Wood
They may not lift barbells but they still lift “weights”. This particular Shaolin Monk is shown building shoulder and upper-body strength with a wooden log. ~ Any kind of object can build strength, so long as it is trained with in a progressive manner.

SEAL Log Training

Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by John Wood
“First-phase Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL students feel the pain of log physical training in this 1975 picture taken on the Silver Strand in Coronado, California. The team is in unison, and though all experience the struggle, they learn that teamwork, and not brute strength alone, helps accomplish the task.”
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