A lovely lunchtime Thursday session kicked off with some rope climb practice.
T’was great fun.
Then we had good look at the snatch deadlift with a bit of hook grip . We were reminded of the importance of comparison. By building up your heavy snatch grip deadlift, the actual snatch doesn’t feel as bad. I recalled some Romantic snatch advice from the past.
Then it was onto the Strength orientated WOD a 12 minute EMOM comprising 5 front squats (80%) on the odd minutes, 10 weighted sits ups on the even minutes. Not a “gaser”, but really potent for those looking to nail squat form Some fantastic squat improvements.
Then, with the help of leading massage therapist Julien we looked at a stretch variation to help my continued obsession with everyone getting a nice front split: all you needed was one of Sui’s Yoga straps, a bar, and VOILA
front split drill at crossfit london
But it was a sad lesson. Jay is off to warmer climates and may never come back. We wish him well in his travels, his new life and hope he comes back sometime in the future.
Jay we will miss you.
CROSSFIT LONDON is for you.
We train just outside the city in Bethnal Green E2 ( so our prices are reasonable not “fantasy broker rates”), we teach you from scratch how to lift properly and well. We get you to squat so you don’t blow your knees out, snatch and clean like an athlete, and we have a fascinating array of support classes: strongman and a lively Adult Gymnastic programme.