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gymnastics  // Posts tagged as "gymnastics"

09 Jun Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Those wonderful rings

Fair amount of ring work today. Keep those shoulders packed down and stay tight in the body, this will ensure you remain in a safe and efficient postilion throughout. Like all body weight movements, go in with a rep scheme plan and break it up into small chunks with quick breaks. Remember, fail to plan, plan to […]

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02 Jun Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

Demanding WOD

So today is a pretty demanding WOD.  These EMOMs sneak up on you so make sure you look at the total volume before deciding on your plan of attack.  What I always like to see is scale to the hardest level for as long as you can. Don’t have 10 x 10 TTB? try doing […]

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20 May Posted by in CrossFit Attitude | Comments

Remembering the Why!

Lately I’ve been asking many of you why, with the endless options out there, do you keep coming back, day after day, week after week. The most obvious answer I hear is fitness. Yep, there is little doubt left that CrossFit builds some of the fittest people on the planet. It’s also painfully efficient at […]

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14 Jul Posted by in Helpful Tips | Comments

The False Grip

When people begin working on muscle ups, one of the biggest obstacles is the false grip. The false grip is a kind of over-grip where the wrist is placed above the ring (or bar), as opposed to below it. The false grip makes the transition from pulling to dipping much easier, as it puts the […]

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Better Pull-ups

No pull-ups in today’s WOD, but thought this article was worth sharing anyway: Key to Stronger Pull Ups Sally from Strength Ambassadors talks about what might be holding you back from doing pull-ups. tl;dr: most people’s lats and lower traps aren’t strong enough and they end up pulling from the arms instead of the back. […]

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