Here is one of my favorite exercises, the swipe. It combines an explosive contraction of the posterior chain during the swing component, followed by an explosive contraction of the “anterior chain” in the cast portion. This develops great core strength, is a potent metabolic stimulus, and needless to say, builds a strong grip.
7 rounds, full rest: Clean X 1 Weighted Pullup X 1 Deep Handstand Pushup X 1 Here, Bill goes for 100 lbs, and Aaron starts the pull under on 175.
Pick four or five exercises. Eight rounds of Tabita intervals will be done with each exercise. This was a fun workout. Check out some of the ugly combinations people came up with….
3 Rounds for time: 800m run 15 knees to elbows 20 side swings left 20 side swings right 50 squats Hard to believe that we’ve been here two years now! Thanks so much to everyone for your support. Stay tuned for big things on the horizon! Strong work, crew! Here, Eric and Bill warm up in the rain with the … Read More
The ring row is the beginning stage in the progression to the pullup. The ring row is also very scalable on it’s own. The farther back and more upright that you stand, the easier that it becomes. Have your feet farther out and your body more horizontal; the ring row becomes much more difficult.