Workout of the Day: Thursday, 8.29.13

Today’s WOD is going to make your shoulders feel VERY funny – while throwing in a little high-volume pressing is a big part of staying ready for anything, it’s important to counteract ANY training you do with thorough recovery.  Check out this blog post from Dr. Perry Nickelston of Stop Chasing Pain on a simple way to reset your shoulders. If this all seems a bit mangled and confusing to you I would HIGHLY recommend coming out to Dr. Perry’s seminar being held here at CFCC on October 12th. He’ll be covering his method of assessment and correction for many common problems that CrossFitters have, and will also be specifically focusing on general limitations felt in the Overhead Squat.  All the info is here!

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Above, John DiGiulio in the bottom of the ring dip during muscle-up transition practice.  If you’re looking for a little more of a comprehensive perspective on these drills, feel free to check out these videos here.

WORKOUT OF THE DAY:

MOVEMENT PREP: Lax Ball as needed, for 5 minutes.
Then, we will split the group into two. GROUP 1 completes the Muscle-up Drills. GROUP 2 completes the Handstand Push-up Drills.
SKILL WORK: Work on the skill you choose for 15 minutes.
CONDITIONING:
“JT”
21-15-9 reps of:
Handstand Push-ups
Ring Dips
Push-ups

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