AMRAP 20 Minutes:
4 Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings 72/53#
If you can perform the muscle ups and handstand push ups but do not have mastery of them yet then consider scaling volume and/or doing a partner version and splitting all of the work as needed.
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AMRAP 20 Minutes:
12 Russian Kettlebell Swings 72/53#
8 Shoulder-to-Overhead 135/95
4 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
The Rx standard is intended to be challenging but light enough for you to go unbroken, at least early on. The bar comes off the floor and should be lighter than your heaviest jerk today, choose weights appropriately. For the pull-ups, scale as needed to regular pull-ups and/or fewer reps per round. Bands or ring rows also okay as necessary but make them challenging.
Post rounds and Rx to comments.
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