CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Workout of the Day
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Workout of the Day Questions & performance regarding CrossFit's WOD

Thread Tools
Old 02-14-2007, 11:18 PM   #1
Eric Cimrhanzel
Member Eric Cimrhanzel is offline
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Houston and College Station  TX
Posts: 297
I'm not sure if this type of workout has been posted before, but I got a "What do you do for Arms?" question a while back when I wasn't around barbells or kettlebells, and here was one of my answers. All CrossFitters will easily recognize it as JT with Pullups thrown in between. I like it. I like it a lot. This is obviously geared to be advantageous to the lighter guys and gals amongst us (I'm 176lbs, myself).

For time, 21-15-9 of:
Handstand Pushups
Kipping Pullups
Ring Dips

Beat 25:31 with full ROM on each exercise, and you've got my kudos. I know several of you can. I’m coming off of a shoulder injury and have been doing mostly pure strength work instead of high rep work (mostly heavy Cleans&Presses, Weighted Pullups, Weighted Pistols, Get Ups, among others), so I know I'm "out of shape" Met Con wise. It’s still very fun and fairly challenging.

Unless you're a hardcore always-follow-the-WOD kind of person (nothing wrong with that), you can hit this workout once to twice per week, always focusing on perfect form and faster times, and you’re guaranteed to grow powerful arms, shoulders, and a core that can all take a beating and come right back.

Also, be sure to warm up with Joint Mobility focused on the shoulders and light Kettlebell Get Ups, and cool down with more Joint Mobility. You'll need it. Trust me.
  Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chiro is good stuff. Blair Robert Lowe Injuries 0 07-26-2007 01:41 PM
Effects of long distance cycling on strength, anaerobic endurance, and all that good stuff David Tieu Fitness 10 10-16-2006 11:51 PM
Instability training--legs bad, arms good??? Garrett Smith Exercises 20 06-18-2006 12:02 PM
Just started... good stuff Ian Henderson Harte Starting 1 04-23-2006 06:10 PM
Good Stuff, Coach Barry Cooper Testimonials 0 08-23-2003 08:52 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.