Tag Archive: workout

What is a Turkish Get Up?

May 11, 2018

Ever wonder what kettlebell exercises you can do from anywhere? Today we are going to cover the Turkish Get Up! We recommend trying this with a light kettlebell to start.   Start lying on the ground with the barbell to the side of you, but in line with your body. Roll over to one side, grasp the barbell with one hand and cup the other hand around your first hand. It is absolutely essential to grab the barbell in the middle. Specifically, put your middle finger directly in the center of the barbell. I use a piece of tape to... View Article

#ONTHEGRIND – Put In The Work

March 23, 2018

🇺🇲 “In a group of five workouts, I tend to have one great workout, the kind of workout that makes me think in just a few weeks I could be an Olympic champion, plus maybe Mr. Olympia. Then, I have one workout that’s so awful the mere fact I continue to exist as a somewhat higher form of life is a miracle. Finally, the other three workouts are the punch-the-clock workouts: I go in, work out, and walk out. Most people experience this.” ― Dan John, Never Let Go: A Philosophy of Lifting, Living, and Learning Out of 10 workouts,... View Article

#JustATip – Effective Kettlebell Training Strategies

March 22, 2018

🇺🇲 On this week’s edition of #JustATip from the #PraxisSeries we are going to talk bells. #Kettlebells. The kettlebell is an amazing implement having the ability to be used in both standard hypertrophy and strength lifts as well as their ballistic counterparts. A common error in kettlebell training is mis-gripping the handle of the bell. Most athletes will wrap their hand over top of the bell and grip it with an even distance between the horns. This grip is acceptable during carries or lifts but during any ballistic movements to include swings, cleans, and snatches this grip is inefficient. The... View Article

Workout of the Day – Points of Performance

March 15, 2018

  🇺🇸 Welcome to #WODPOP Wednesday here at Praxis. WODPOP is an acronym for Workout of the Day Points of Performance In short, we are going to take a workout, analyze the components, and offer some advice to easily identify the most common faults that present themselves. Our workout today is a @CrossfitChalk WOD from @RyanFisch listed below: For Time: 10 Rounds: 5 Wall Balls 20/14 3 Burpees 1 Snatch 135/85 — immediately into; 10 Rounds: 5 Pull-Ups 10 Push-Ups 15 Air Squats — immediately into; 10 Rounds: 5 Wall Balls 20/14 3 Burpees 1 Snatch 135/85   This workout... View Article