Thruster?! I Barely Knew Her!

Many of you are familiar with the multi-joint, multi-muscle, front-squat-push-press hybrid, mutant of a movement that is the thruster, and know how it can crush an athlete in a workout.  We can combat the suck that is the thruster though, with practice.  Tomorrow we’re going to work the thruster as a strength move.  Going heavier than usual for a few reps in order to hopefully make the lighter metcon weights seem slightly easier.


February 4th, 2010

Skill: Handstand progressions

Strength: Thrusters 3-3-3-3-3


15 deadlifts (150% body weight)

3 rounds of Cindy (5 pull-ups, 10 push-ups, 15 squats)

10 deadlifts

3 rounds of Cindy

5 deadlifts

10 thoughts on “Thruster?! I Barely Knew Her!”

  1. Strength: 77.5 kg
    WOD: 5:55 as RX’d (102.5 kg)

    Thanks to the AM classes for coming in and kicking ass, and to the noon class for letting me join in. Great work by everyone today.

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