Description

Support yourself on a set of rings with arms fully extended at your sides. Flex the elbows, lowering the body, until the biceps come into contact with the rings. The hips must descend along with the rest of the torso by the time of said contact. Extend the elbows, pressing the body upwards, until the starting support position is again achieved. Both kip and strict variations are used.

Equipment

  • Rogue Gymnastic Wood Rings
    We have gone old-school and brought American Wood Rings to you for a fair price. These rings ship with the best strap in the industry. No need for chalk. Grab these rings and throw them over a tree branch, swing set or mount them permanently in your gym! The strap and buckle system is very simple and only takes a minute to have them ready to go!

CrossFit Journal Articles

  • Assistance for Bodyweight Exercises
    With training bars and training plates we've been able to introduce the major lifts like squats, deadlifts, presses and jerks, cleans, and the snatch to all comers, including seniors, regardless of ability. This approach is not novel; many of the most suc
  • Application of the Support on Rings
    Last month I covered the support position on rings in significant detail. This month, we're going to build on that foundation and look at applications of the support position and variations on it that can add challenge to your training. We will also go in
  • Dips: The Forgotten Shoulder Exercise
    Want to build serious upper-body strength? Bill Starr says you should be dipping—regularly. It wasn’t until my third year of training that I came across dip bars, in the weight room at the Wichita Falls, Texas, YMCA. From that day on, dips have been a
  • DIY Dip Stand
    Jeff Rice details a small construction project that will produce a dip station for about $50.
  • A Casual Exploration Into Ring Dips
    A lot of ring dips look like some sort of suspended ab crunch. Are they legit? Tony Budding says they aren’t and brings in Jason Khalipa and Pat Barber to illustrate his point in this old-school video.
  • Ring Strength
    What is more certain but poorly understood is that for nearly 150 years the men that worked the rings were in possession of an upper body strength that finds no equal in weightlifting or other calisthenics. The ringman, pound for pound, presents more uppe

CrossFit Coach's Prep Course

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The movements page is a breakdown from your workout programming. It is a great tool for analysis, but it does not show you how to effectively design, scale or evaluate your programming. We highly recommend attending the CrossFit Coach's Prep Course to learn how. We attended the course and learned a lot. Check out the Intro To Course video by Chris Spealler and Nicole Caroll.