CrossFit Shropshire – CrossFit
The first of a 5 week cycle, focusing on the skill and strength for muscle ups.
Do not try a muscle up for 4 weeks, keep to the cycle and see what happens.
If you can not do 3 strict pull ups or dips then this will be good for you still, just focus more on the pull and push strength.
A Shoulder Mob 1.0 (No Measure)
i Pass throughs
ii Table top twists
iii Partner back leaver
iv Partner pull up arch
A Hang conditioning 1.0 (No Measure)
i Passive hang :10 – 1:00
ii Active hang, 7 reps Passive – Active, (:03 in each position that’s 1 rep)
iii Arch hang :10 – :30
iv Passive – Active – Arch – Active – Passive, :03 in each position. That’s 1 rep. 1-5 sets
DE lift Warm up (No Measure)
Add chains and or bands (if needed) then start light and work up the the working weight. About 50 quality warm up reps and mix in MWODs in between warmup sets.
A Muscle up progressions 1.0 (No Measure)
i Hollow/Arch swings in false grip on rings. 3x 20 big swings
ii Hanging V hip extensions (box hops). 3x 10.
Keep false grip, arms straight, shoulders active, heels on box just below ring height.
iii Seated banded muscle up transition drill. As slow as possible 3x 5
From seated in a band, arms straight up to the lowest possible dip. False grip throughout.
Metcon (No Measure)
Every 1 min for 10 mins do:
5 Strict Pull-ups
20 Double Unders
Cool down run (No Measure)
Run 100-400m. Not for time, bring down heart rate and start recovery process early.
A Wrist conditioning 1.0 (No Measure)
i Wrist push ups- Fingers/hands facing each other, move from hands flat on floor up to the knuckles. Bend arms slightly like a press up.
ii Knuckle push ups- Fingers/hands facing forwards, move from hands flat on the floor up to weight supported on straight fingers.
Start on knees and complete 10 reps of each. Increase range of motion over the weeks. Target will be a full press up with the above positions.