Let’s work on those hip flexors! Get in a nice wide lunge with your weight in the front heel and the back leg straight. Make sure that front knee isn’t in front of the toes! Place hands on the inside… Read more »
Let’s spend some time giving our upper body some love. While the mass majority of you will hate me after this movement, it is a great one to practice before/after any WOD that involves you going overhead. You’ll need a… Read more »
Not only does this movement work on opening the hips, but it challenges our ankle flexibility as well. Find a post, position yourself behind it and take a wide side lunge stance with your legs. Descend down to one side;… Read more »
This will really help to work out those crunches you probably developed from overhead squats. You will need a lacrosse ball and a hard floor Notice the pink tape on my back, for those of you who are anatomically challenged,… Read more »
Find a friend that owes you money or that beat you in the last WOD, and have fun working the kinks out in the calves this week! You will need a bar with at least 25lb plates on the end… Read more »
Here’s another oldie but goodie for your hips. You will need at least one plate (start with a 25lb plate) and perhaps a friend. Sit on your booty with one knee bent in and the other leg straight out. Place… Read more »
There’s been a lot of interest shown in these new mobility techniques that we’ve been bringing to the warm-ups. I actually started my quest to better at mobility maybe a year or just under a year ago when I sprained… Read more »
Mobility with Megs is back for those of you with “tight” shoulders, sore shoulders or those of you looking to stay injury free. Step your shoulder game up with: 2 lax balls and 1 kettle bell. Take one ball and… Read more »
Strength – Pressing Superset: 4 sets of 6 (per side) Single Arm Tempo DB Push Press at 31X1 followed by max effort Plank Push Ups over Plate.
A: SA DB Push Press is tempo at 31X1 (3 second negative, pause on shoulder and pause at top). Use heaviest weight possible.
B: Plank Push Ups – Use a 45/35 LB Plate, keeping one hand on the plate perform a push up on the left side, then cross over while staying in a plank and perform on the other side. Go until failure.
Conditioning – AMRAP 14: 10 Box Jump Overs 30/24, 8 Push Jerks 95/65, 6 Front Squats. Weights are a ladder, each round increase from 95/65 to 115/75 135/95 155/105 175/125, 195/145 (add 20/10 from then on).