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Ed Ryan 09-09-2005 03:04 AM

Great Workout. I really enjoyed this one. Finished in 13:30. I just had one problem though. When I did the Overhead Squat, I found myself not being able to perform the whole motion. When I would squat, my arms would bend, and come down and out. What can improve flexibility doing this workout?

Jesse Woody 09-09-2005 03:23 AM

Check out the "official crossfit warmup" in Lynne Pitt's FAQ. I'd do the overhead squat stretch as often as you can stand, it's an excellent flexibility exercise :D

http://www.mitymous.net/weights/xfitfaq.htm#General6

Seth Orell, Jr. 09-09-2005 02:38 PM

Ed, the OHSquat is my nemesis. It wants to kill me, but I won't let it. I fight it during every warmup. My weapons of choice? Why, the mighty broomstick and a stout length of PVC pipe are all I need to conquer this beast. That and some practice...then some more practice...

Also, check out the CFJ#36 for an awesome article on OHS (with photos...rawr :biggrin:)


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