Misinformation Engineering

Essays and commentary on a variety of topics including textbooks on strength training, debunking myths of strength training, and the like.

There Is No System Part IV

There Is No System Part IV Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivnypress© 2009 Section A The January issue of Strength and Health {S&H 01:12:1964} reports Tony Garcy established new American records in the snatch with 120 kg and in the clean and jerk with 152.5 kg. The snatch mark exceeded the previous record of Tommy Kono (117.5 …

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There is No System part III

There is No System Part III Section A: Marketing Functional Isometric Contraction in 1963 The Commercialization of Functional Isometrics 1963 The January 1963 issue of Strength and Health features Bob Hoffman’s report of the 1962 World championships . Yoshinobu Miyake wins the first ever world title for Japan. Hoffman notes that “..for the first time …

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There Is No System Part II: 1962

There Is No System Part II: 1962 “The fact of the matter is that a predominant development of strength can have a negative affect on the development of speed”. {“The Dependence of the Snatch and the Clean with the Athlete’s General and Special Physical Preparedness” {A.V. Chernyak Tiiazhelaya Atletika. Sbornik Statei. Fizkultura i Sport, Moscow, …

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There Is No System Part I

Misinformation Engineering© Andrew Charniga, Jr. www.sportivnypress.com 2009 There Is No System Part I Introduction Figure 1. The relaxed expression of a world champion female weightlifter. Not yet invented until 1987. Charniga photo The fundamental problem with the USA system of strength training is that there is no system. In America, anything can be commercialized; this …

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What is the C.h.e.c.k. for?

Misinformation Engineering© Andrew Charniga, Jr. www.sportivnypress.com 2009 What is the C.h.e.c.k. for? There are a number of videos displayed at the youTube internet site by and or about the Chek organization. Essentially they are designed to promote various seminars concerned with health and wellness, strength and conditioning, and other areas of fitness. The so called …

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