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Handstand Work | WOD 3.5.17

Handstand Push-Ups

10 minutes to practice Kipping Handstand Push-Ups. 1-2 AbMats is okay. The buy-in is 1 Strict HSPU. If you can't perform a Strict HSPU, then perform 5 x 3 HSPU Negatives (3 seconds down) or 3 x 10 DB Push Press, as heavy as possible. Add a deficit to your range-of-motion if you can perform sets of 10 easily.

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5 Rounds for Time:
10 Alternating Dumbbell Snatches
15 Burpees

Rx the dumbbells at 25% of your bodyweight. Games standard for the Dumbbell Snatch.

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Reader Comments (9)

6am with Nick and Whit

HSPU work - did a bunch of strict deficits (sets of 10 - 8 - 8 - 7) Also worked some freestanding headstands to handstands and walking on my hands.

Metcon - 5:22 with 45# DBs. Fun burner - mostly a burpee workout.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDan L

Great coaching this morning, NickWhit!

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKarina

Anyone else having problems submitting scores? CFHQ has the worst IT dept.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDave Castro Sucks

Kipping HSPUs with 1 abmats, then some doubles and singles with no abmats. Nice tip from Whit to look at toes after kicking up to check in on midline.

WOD: 7:00 with 35# DB. Goal was to not be lapped by Dan. Goal failed.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKayleigh

7a with Nick and Whit

Always fun doing a bunch of handstands early in the morning. Focused on kipping HSPU today, sets of 3 to 5. Good notes from Whit to bring my knees closer to my elbows to get more power from my hips/the kip.

WOD: 8:30 with 35# db. Reminiscent of 17.1. Very thankful no boxes were involved.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterSteven N

6am with Nick and Whit

HSPU: got my first strict HSPU this morning! The followed that up with sets of 2-3 kipping for the rest of the 10 minutes.

WOD: 8:30 with 50# db. Very much a burpee workout for me.

Make up posts:
3/4 - 17.2 - got 78 reps with 3:55 tiebreaker. Almost had a muscle- up multiple times (I swear! ask Fox) but couldn't quite get there.
3/5 - C+J Wod Rx'd @185 - barely made the 15 min cap at 15:00 exactly. Would have been 20s or so faster if I didn't stop my row at 50 cal and have to be called back by Lady Fox.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDan G.

OG 17.2
Got to the first round of bar Muscle Ups with 4 mins to go, and then hit a wall. Just couldn't put together a bar muscle up, despite a number of attempts. Gotta work on a more effective kip, and the transition over the bar.

8am w/ Nick
Played around with some handstands for 5 sets of 5. While the kip wasn't 100% there today I felt pretty confident inverted, and I almost got a freestanding one. I guess you could say I'm starting to get a... HANDle on these (I'm sorry). The conditioning was steady, done at around 7:40 I think? Those burpees added up.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterMatt Egan

4:30 with Nick

Strict deficit HSPU from whatever height 1 blue and two green plates is.

Yoga yesterday finally fully loosened up the last tightness in my spinal erectors from 17.1 for the first time, making today's contribution to this endless dumbbell snatch/burpee Groundhog Day horror show that much more unfortunate.

10:22 @ 30#

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPeter W

Fun warmup!

3x10 DB press @22.5#
Had to break the second and third set up. This is where is should be for Bulletproof but haven't done it in several weeks.

WOD Rx'd in 8:27 @35#
Burpees were too slow.

March 6, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKLove

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