Monday 20121001 Open Workout

Posted: September 30, 2012 by totactfit01 in Uncategorized

Mobility Discussion!

Skill:

Pose Running

Video courtesy of CrossFit HQ.  Brian MacKenzie says endurance is a large part of CrossFit in this video filmed at the CrossFit Experience at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games.

The founder of CrossFit Endurance has attendees practice drills to demonstrate how strength and conditioning is still important for muscle recruitment in endurance sports. Among those drills is simply hopping in place with good posture and then leaning to move forward while hopping.

“What did they just do compared to what’s taught in traditional running?” MacKenzie asks the crowd. “They utilized gravity. They were using gravity to their advantage.”

The drills, he adds, “get people to understand these things a lot quicker.”

MacKenzie also has participants jump rope with alternating feet so they can run while jumping rope. Such exercises will cement proper running form, he says.

“We have to look at running as a skill,” MacKenzie says. “It’s the most destructive sport out there.”

WOD:

3 Rounds, each For Time:
Run 1600m
Rest 4min

Post time to comments/www.logwod.com

Cash Out:

Roll out Legs

Our latest group of On-Ramp grads (John H, I can already hear the cracks about my iPhone’s picture quality.  Shut it!).  Congrats guys, and welcome to the family!

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