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Old 10-13-2006, 05:53 AM   #21
John Seiler
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Belt Squats -good pic on the first link; you can buy it from the second. :happy:

http://www.onlinesports.com/pages/I,GIA-WE321.html
http://www6.mailordercentral.com/iro...sp?number=1220
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Old 10-13-2006, 10:36 AM   #22
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Ahh, a belt squat! Then I'd need a belt. I get it.

Jason, I meant functional symmetry, not aesthetic. But if it won't make much of a different, why do it? :wink:

I really like some of these. Thanks everyone!! Today I did the WOD but subbed situps for pullups... trying to get some core work in since my hammies are toast.

How do you do jumping squats?
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Old 10-13-2006, 11:12 AM   #23
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Jumping squats are pretty self-explanatory. Using your vivid imagination, see someone squat down and then jump into the air. It won't make much of a difference in your symmetry, but it would break up the monotone of doing only bodyweight exercises.
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Old 10-13-2006, 11:27 AM   #24
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Oh, so you squat and THEN jump. I get it. I was trying to figure out how to do both at the same time. LOL.

Maybe I'll hit the lower body weight circuit exercises if I get desperate. (Kidding.)
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Old 10-13-2006, 11:51 AM   #25
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If you want to do both at once, do tuck jumps. Jump up and then tuck your knees up to your chest in the air. That's a good exercise to do in addition to jump squats.
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Old 10-13-2006, 11:57 AM   #26
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Oh, I suck at tuck jumps. They look more like single unders when I do them.

Jason--I do stick work and I can tell I'll already have to do a lot of work to get my right arm back to where my left arm's at, don't want to make it any harder. I'm going to start doing some light stickwork again and maybe even light weights if I get the okay, in about a week or so after I get acupuncture.

This made me wonder though-- I definitely do notice a difference in strength etc. from just a few workouts once the soreness goes away, I guess not everyone does huh? Same with flexibility--noticeable improvements after doing stretching or yoga when I do the same stretches the very next day.
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Old 10-13-2006, 12:49 PM   #27
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Those leg balances I mentioned - do them in conjunction with serious flexibility moves around the hips... arms in various locations, tag leg extended, crossed under, over, etc... not so easy as the time gets up there.
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Old 10-13-2006, 01:09 PM   #28
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see www.goanimal.com for a variety of balance and "balance in movement" exercises. Check the exercises page and the blog for examples.
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Old 10-13-2006, 01:30 PM   #29
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Those Bottom to Bottom Tabata Squats that we did at the Atlanta certification were killer. A good four minute leg blaster.
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Old 10-13-2006, 03:10 PM   #30
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This left my legs sore for three days and I had been quite concistant with the posted WODs;

50 Air squats
Sprint 100 meters
50 Walking lunges
Sprint 100 meters
50 Front squats 95lbs.
Sprint 100 meters
50 Deep squats (on two steps with one dumbell 55lbs.)
Sprint 100 meters
50 Overhead squats 45 lbs. (sub something that doesn't bother your elbow)
Sprint 100 meters

One of the most effective 'leg' days I've ever had.

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