Friday, July 20, 2012

2012-07-147282 (1)This guy and his team were going so fast on the team rope climb that I decided to take a few pictures of his insanely fast descent.  Note the wrap around the back of the calf in addition to around the top of the foot.  Note the position of the right foot.  Near the bottom he would slam on the brakes by putting his right foot back onto the rope.  I have no idea what his hands are made of.

Workout of the Day

Before Class or In Warm up:
3 x 20s support hold on rings (Rx) or p-bars (scaled)
1 min (Rx) or 3 x 20 s (scaled) handstand hold against wall with stomach towards wall, shoulders up, hollow body position, toes pointed, head in (ears between your arms).  Only your toes should touch the wall. 

Strength:
In 10 minutes work up to a heavy Front Squat double

Conditioning:
5 rounds for time:
7 thrusters (135/95)
2 rope climbs
Rest 2 mins

Strongest Man In The World, New Yorker magazine 

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