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.
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CrossFit Journal Articles
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
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
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 arenâ€™t and brings in Jason Khalipa and Pat Barber to illustrate his point in this old-school video.
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.
CrossFit Coach's Prep Course
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.