The harder you train the more time you MUST spend doing self care. The voodoo bands are one tool we use a lot.
When we first started using a hook grip it sucked. I ripped the skin off my thumb every workout. I tried multiple tape jobs and finally settled on one I like. Some people wrap the entire thumb. Others tape above and below the knuckle. And some below the knuckle only. I prefer the ladder.
The tendency with all movements, especially seated ones, is to slouch. Always remember to sit tall with the eyes up.
Everyone was complaining about how tired their hands got during the Arm Gauntlet. Good!
Max reps close grip bench to round out the set. Dirty. I thought today’s arm workout was elite level. Everyone killed it.
Erin was unable to hold her arms over her head for an extended period due to an injury, so I gave her supine dead hangs from the rings. Whenever you’re supine or facing the ceiling keep your tongue on the roof of the mouth to help stabilize the neck.
Simple. Effective. Cheap. The other advantage is that the rice offers a unique opportunity to train odd planes of motion, like circumduction and finger strength.
The proper arm position during Farmer’s Carry.
Renegade Rows. Lock the hips. It’s a core exercise if you do it right.
The Whip Smash is one of the deadliest, most underrated movements in the gym. It seems innocent. It’s just a rope. But getting that rope to undulate 20 feet is a total body effort.