Friday 160520

20 Minutes to establish a 1 rep max push press
then
As many reps as possible in 7 minutes of:
Push press @ 60% of days 1 rep.
Every time bar is dropped or racked accumulate :30 seconds in an L hang from pull up bar

Score is total reps of push press

Post reps to comments or BTWB

Sarah shows the epitome of multi-tasking!!

Sarah shows the epitome of multi-tasking!!  She was moving pretty fast.

ASSESSING MOBILITY ISSUES – The Front Rack

As you have probably heard, Dan Pope in coordination with the Power Monkey Fitness group have recently released a GREAT product that discusses issues/fixes that arise in the Olympic and Gymnastics movements; this product was the motivation for these past 3 posts.  If you haven’t had a chance to check out his product, go here. The following is directly from Dan’s blog but details can also be found in the Movement Essentials manual.

HOW TO ASSESS AND CORRECT THE FRONT RACK TO IMPROVE FRONT SQUATS, JERKS, THRUSTERS AND CLEANS – Dan Pope

Have trouble in the front rack?  Difficulty keeping your elbows up during a front squat?  Can’t grip the bar during a thruster without wrecking your wrists?  Can’t get the bar in the right position for jerks?  Assess your front rack:


How’d you do? Did you have some trouble? Try some of these:

 

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