Archive for category: Muscle up
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04
2016

Hierarchy of Gymnastic Skills

I just lost this post, so I’m writing it for the second time … moment of sympathy please. Anyway … One important aspect to understand first – we are all different. No two people have the same genetics, we have different jobs, lifestyles, mentalities etc. The below is a genera...

20
04
2016

Training with an office job

I’ve worked in the Financial Services sector for a Bank the majority of the last 5 years. That can be pretty much translated to being office bound. The last two+ years I have been training again. And not half heartedly … I’ve been training a lot. Usually twice a day, sometimes 7 da...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Kipping Bar Muscle Up

I want you to think about a gymnastics movement called an up-start or glide kip. In summary you swing forward, reaching your body out into a straight position, then bring your toes to the bar, you then swing around the bar by closing your shoulders and end up on top in a support position. Your arms...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Kipping Ring Muscle Ups

Master the Basics – Swinging on the Rings for Kipping Muscle Ups Master the Basics – Strict Ring Muscle Up In an ideal world, you would learn a strict muscle up first, and if you can’t then I strongly recommend you read the strict muscle up post. That being said, I understand that for mo...

10
04
2016

Master the Basics – Strict Ring Muscle Up

Keep them close. Them being the rings. Keep them as close to your body as possible. The transition between the pull up and dip is the most difficult part and if the rings flare out to the side you are making the movement significantly more difficult than it needs to be. Fast and smooth movement. Mus...