Profile Photo

Movements Weightlifting Thruster

Overview & Demo

A front squat into an overhead press. Perform a front squat with a barbell in the front rack position. Upon standing up from the bottom, use the power/momentum generated from the knee and hip extension to press the barbell upwards until the arms are locked out overhead and behind the ears. Timing is key. Make sure to press only once the knees and hips have extended. Basic front squat and press standards apply.

Equipment

Rogue-beater-1
Rogue Beater Bar
The Beater bar is a 31 MM bar with no center knurling and has Olympic knurling marks. The shaft is black zinc and the sleeves are bright zinc coated. This bar is not made for competitive olifts, it is meant to be the bar that takes a high rep beating where the diameter of the shaft is not essential. - RogueFitness.com
Es1-h1
Rogue ES-1 Echo Squat Stand
Just the bare essentials. This stand can handle your 500LB back squat with ease. We went back to the drawing board and came up with a squat stand for those of you on a budget. Still constructed at the Rogue Factory in Columbus Ohio, this stand is everything you expect from Rogue: a heavy duty quality made piece of equipment. We didn't cut any corners on this one. Now you can get a US made squat stand for the same price others are selling flimsy imports for. - RogueFitness.com
Hg-bumpers-detail_1
HG Rogue Bumpers
Plate diameter: 450mm (IWF Standard is 450mm). Collar opening: 50.40mm. Insert type: Stainless Steel. - RogueFitness.com
Hg-collars-h1_1
Rogue HG Collars
Our all new ROGUE HG Collars, with patented locking mechanism that will hold on repeated drops! - RogueFitness.com

Totals (17 posts)

Reps 904
Weight (lbs)89030
Time (min)5

Max Weights (In Pounds)

1 Rep 245
5 Reps 135
6 Reps 135
7 Reps 135
10 Reps 135

Recent Posts


CrossFit Journal Articles

  • The Thruster: Instruction in India
    In this video, Spealler teaches a group of orphans the thruster, breaking it down into a front squat and a push press. Then it’s time for a five-round WOD consisting of a 200-meter run followed by 10 dumbbell thrusters and 10 box jumps.
  • The Moves
    The CrossFit movements are functional, full-body movements that generate a great deal of power, and virtuosity in these movements requires instruction, practice and refinement. The movements are tremendously effective for producing fitness, but they are c

Olympic Lifting

Burggrip.257db6af

Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position

Power Lifting

Cfj_conjugate_simmons.257db6af

Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day

.