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Forum: Exercises 08-02-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

5 In a row now, bit more tidy, I going to start using those shoulder over bar cues you mentioned Jack,

I cant over do these as i get a bit of tenion in my right forearm, il try get a video for you...
Forum: Exercises 08-02-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,241
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Giant Medballs

Anyone know if those Giant med balls that were at the games will be on sale anywhere, think they where 75 kg, they look class, would love some at 25kg
50kg and 75kg, no chance of them breaking...
Forum: Exercises 07-30-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

Oh yes happy days, got three in a row yesterday,

I did like you said jack, I kipped at the top, and it got me there, a little messy
and needs work but yeah ,it felt good,

Just need to work on...
Forum: Exercises 07-25-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

Thats great I will give that a try next time , sweet write up
Jack
Forum: Exercises 07-23-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

Nice reply Jack, Im glad someone esle picked up on this,

Ive since had a look at fronning doing some at the end of the muscle up split snatch event, you get to see him do a nice few in a row,

Heres...
Forum: Exercises 07-20-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

no look the otehr night, arched and hollowed to initaite swing, got height enough to see the bar, then tried to drive hips to bar and sit up over but nothing, didnt even get close,felt wrong,

did...
Forum: Exercises 07-18-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

Cheers all, going to have a blast tonight,
Forum: Exercises 07-17-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Bar Muscle up, which way

Thanks Eric,

So Basically your trying to get your hips high up close to the bar with legs close together before doing the biggest sit up you can to get over the bar.
Sounds simple.



When you said...
Forum: Exercises 07-17-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,135
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Bar Muscle up, which way

Ok,

So Ive seen a couple way to do a bar muscle up, I started doing mine,
like this,

jump up grab the bar (without fasle grip) let your momentum take you forward, and as that natural swing takes...
Forum: Exercises 05-11-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,449
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Deadlift, touch and go?

Injuries are apart of life, if you havnet been injured you havent lived, simple.

As for strict pull ups, Ive yet to see a monkey do one.:rofl:
Forum: Exercises 02-24-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,433
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: deadlift dilemma

Th only probelm with that is that most gym dont have the expert knowlege or the equipment to train like they do up there at westide to get those massive deadlifts without having to train the lift too...
Forum: Exercises 02-14-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,891
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Forum: Exercises 02-14-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,891
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Exercise competition rules

Thanks Sean,

But do the Games have one. I remember seing a lost of the description of each execise that had to be performed on the games site last year, is there any source to get thie info,

Take...
Forum: Exercises 02-13-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,891
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Exercise competition rules

Hey Guys,

Just wonder if anyone knows where we can find a list of rules for each exercise we see in crossfit. Like if it says snatch does that mean you got go below parralell etc.

I there a list of...
Forum: Exercises 01-16-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,301
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: speed under bar in Clean and Jerk

Good man Eric,

Reliable as always.
Forum: Community 01-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Crossfit Games Commentary

Thanks Dave, I would defo love to see commentary this yeah, a good commentator can always raise the level of entertainment plus draw the veiwer in.It needs it as far as im conserned.
Forum: Exercises 01-16-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,301
Posted By Barry Corcoran
speed under bar in Clean and Jerk

Hi Guys,

Can someone give me some good exercises for speed under the bar in

1.the clean phase

2. the split jerk phase.

Thanks again,
Forum: Community 01-16-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Crossfit Games Commentary

Hi All,


Just a quick question, I didnt watch the games live last year but watched the vids from the games site next day, I was just wondering when watching them live was there any live commentary,...
Forum: Exercises 01-11-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,658
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Benching with Dumbbells or Barbell?

Im one of those guys that doesnt bench anymore for fear of shoulder injury,not that bench was the problem but now that I some shoulder issue its a no go.

Ive given up the bench and just use dumbells...
Forum: Exercises 11-01-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Another Snatch question

Cheers men,

Thanks for your help
Forum: Exercises 10-28-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Another Snatch question

Hi Guys,

Id just like to know during the snatch when the bar is caught overhead
arms fully extended, at what level should the hips be, should they be bellow parrallel or level, Ive see some videos...
Forum: Exercises 10-19-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,833
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Kipping Help

The Kip took longer to get the hang off than the musle up for me,

just couldnt get that flow and that rythem at all, then one day boom all of a sudden I was kipping like mad,The big mistaje I was...
Forum: Exercises 08-11-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,609
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Is this a muscle up?

Hey Ashion.

What does the swing or rolls to support are not permitted part of this description mean that was given as a standard for the Games

Muscle-up
In the muscle-up you must pass from a hang...
Forum: Exercises 08-10-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,132
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Catching the bar too high in snatch?

This is great help lads,

Thanks again, Im sure I can lift more than what im doing at the moment.
I defo need to work on getting under the bar this will defo help,

cheers, again.

I will let you all...
Forum: Exercises 08-09-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,132
Posted By Barry Corcoran
Re: Catching the bar too high in snatch?

I was was thinking tall snatches were high pulls but infact there not same,

heres a dicripion from cathletcis

The tall snatch is simply the third pull of the snatch. It is begun with the lifter...
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