Helping You Improve Your Kipping Efficiency and Overhead Position
Congratulations if you managed to stay up and watch GLC2000 athlete Sam Briggs smash Crossfit Open workout 18.1 in the live announcement overnight in São Paulo, Brazil. Don’t worry if you haven’t watch it yet, there are no spoilers here.
Workout 18.1 is a triplet consisting of toes to bar, dumbbell hang clean and jerks and rowing for calories.
The biggest gains from a mobility perspective are to help improve kipping efficiency for the toes to bar and overhead positioning for the dumbbell work.
In the video below Hat Hewitt of MAP Rehab demonstrates four mobility exercises that you will make this 20 min AMRAP workout a bit easier on your upper back and shoulders.
Due to the long duration of the this workout it’s unlikely that there’s going to be much time for guided mobility and warmup before you tackle this workout. Give yourself a competitive edge grab yourself a foam roller, bench (with soft edges), lacrosse ball and a bit of space on a pullup bar and follow this mobility guide.
Check out our video below:
Thanks to Hat Hewitt of MAP Rehab & Crossfit Watford
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