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Strength From Tire Flipping


#1

i have looked online as to how tire flipping actually helps you get stronger, but i cant find anything. i want to know what it works. where it would fit into a 5 day routine. and what would be a good workout for tire flipping


#2

From my understanding, it's mostly for general physical preparedness.

Here's some reading for you, all mention tire flipping at least a bit:
http://www.elitefts.com/documents/tire_flipping.htm

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/general_physical_preparedness.htm

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/complication.htm
-strongman template at the bottom give some advice on what to do with tire flipping

http://www.elitefts.com/documents/cardio_training_principles2.htm

bit more on GPP here:
http://www.T-Nation.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance/training_advice_for_generation_ent

http://www.T-Nation.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance/drag_your_butt_into_shape

http://www.T-Nation.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance/gpp_asap


#3

It works the body parts you would use to flip tires. Arms, legs, and back.


#4

Explosiveness.


#5

It works just about everything from your fingers to your toes.

TNT


#6

In the version III article of westside for skinny bastards it has a template with tire flipping in it