Ring Muscle Up Drills Part 1

Ring Muscle Ups are beautiful and the most attractive skill to have in CrossFit. Elite athletes and experienced crossfitters make this movement look seamless, but there are a few skills that are needed to achieve this movement. In this post, we break down the movements and drills for the Ring Muscle Up. The Ring Muscle up is a combination of strength and skill. You can make up for the lack of strength by skill to attain a full rep ring muscle up. Although it is highly recommended to improve you Pull Up/Chin Up, Ring Dips and Support strength for you to...
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Mobility Drills to Prepare for a Snatch & Overhead Lift

If you see a Snatch in a workout, you know you will need a whole bunch of exercises and mobility to prepare your body for the complex movement. Most of the time we notice that it is the shoulder that lacks the most mobility and this will affect the lift in general. Tightness in the pectorals, deltoids, thoracic tightness or kyphosis will affect the receiving position of the bar, failing or missing and lift and worst, an increased chance of injury. But there are many preventative drills for you to do, to prepare yourself for this lift. Below are...
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Top 10 CrossFit Movements to Master for the Open 2018

Over the last years we have seen a similar trend of movements that will come out repeatedly in the Open. These are the movements used in the past Opens to date. And since the Open is usually a test of capacity, it is important to note that these movements need to be practiced at high reps. The list of the movements are below. Here is the list of the Top 10 CrossFit movements to Master and the number of times it has been seen in the previous Opens. The Top movements are in no particular order. 1. Toes To...
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Core Exercises to Strengthen your Core Part 1

Here are some various exercises to improve your core strength. Not just a fun buzzword, this is a good place to start if you are just a beginner crossfitter just starting out in this fun and adventurous world of crossFit. Or you may be in the Intermediate category and your gains have stopped, you are no longer getting PB’s every week. The core is important to stabilise your trunk. Without a solid core, you will not be able to maintain a stable trunk when you are lifting large weights like in your Snatch or Cleans. And if you are...
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