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WOD – Thursday, December 8, 2011

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WOD – Thursday, December 8, 2011

Warm up:

50 Double unders, 10 box jumps, 10 push-ups, 10 pull-ups, 10 sit-ups, 10 back extensions.  Spend 2 minutes practicing squat cleans w/ pvc.

Skills:

if you can do a pull up then practice the muscle up transistion (do it in the wod)

if you can’t do a pull up, then practice negatives

if you can’t do a dip, then practice negatives or stabilizing on the rings

WOD:

12,9,6,3

Squat Cleans 135#/95#

Muscle-ups

Stretch and Roll

 

Muscle-ups

The muscle-up [video] is no more than surmounting an object from which you are hanging or passing through an overhead egress – both functional and potentially lifesaving. The move is low skill, very low skill, yet possesses enough technical challenge that few people are able to perform it even when possessing the requisite contractile force. The modern trend of “dumbing down” PT, i.e. deliberately removing skill components, reduces strength (the productive application of force), blunts power, and retards speed.

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