I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it a lot more tomorrow, the overhead squat is the most difficult of the slow lifts. It requires a great deal of strength and flexibility, not to mention concentration. For something seemingly straight forward (hold an object over your head and squat down) there is a lot to remember. Active shoulders, put tension on the bar, keep the bar in the vertical plane over mid-foot, keep a tight core, stay on your heals, get full depth, and focus, focus, focus. We’re going to do it all on Wednesday, and set some new PRs in the process.
May, 12th 2010
Strength: Overhead squat 5-5-3-3-1-1-1
WOD: Tabata burpees
Some of our members are participating in the Hoppin’ Mad Mud Run this Sunday, May 16th at 11 AM in Amesbury, MA. It’s a 10K run that includes military obstacles. This is a great chance to put all of your hard work to use in a fun, challenging event. Please let us know if you’re interested in participating.
Parking Update: Wednesday is a getaway day at Fenway, with the Sox and Jays wrapping up their 3 game set with a 1:35 PM start. Parking will not be available for the noon or evening classes.