It’s All in the Hips

Chubbs is right, it is all in the hips.  Our hips are the engine that drives us as athletic machines.  Whether you want to crush it off the tee like Happy Gilmore, or throw a punch like Apollo Creed (warning: excellent training montage), you need explosive hip extension.  Your legs may feel leaden, your arms burning, but harness the power of your hips, and you will move efficiently through Thursday’s metcon.

November 3, 2011
High Bar Back Squat 2-2-2-2-2-2

Hang Power Cleans (50kg/35kg)
Kettlebell Swings (24kg/16kg)
Box Jumps (24″/20″)

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10 thoughts on “It’s All in the Hips”

  1. HBBS: 85 kg

    WOD: 9:18 Rx

    trying to stay positive after a couple of bad workouts in a row…they can’t all be PR’s i guess (ugh).

  2. There’s no box here in Barcelona, but I’m staying on top of these workouts as best I can.

    Strength:105 KG
    WOD:6:28 RX

  3. Not my best showing at CFF today. I couldn’t do squat! And Stacey had the video to prove it.

    HighBar Back Squats: 45kg (no where near my PR)
    WOD: 9:19 w/30kg power cleans, 16kg KB, 20in box.

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