Of course you know Boris from Squat RX - one of the best squat instructions online. If you haven’t already you should watch his entire series. Below is Squat RX #5 in which Boris shows various warm up exercises. Check out Mobility 101 for more mobility awesomeness. Exercise List: arm circles hip circles trunk twists leg twists swaying tree dislocates [...]
More mobility today. This time Matt Wichlinski has a couple of good drills to show. He does some Rubber band stretches to open shoulders, chest and rib cage. The ‘one armed /one legged balance plank row’ (that’s the official name) move at 2:20 will be a nice addition to my warm up. You should try it too. Mobility (Not Just) for Meatheads.
Here are some nuggets to pack in your ever increasing bag of warm-up exercises. Greg Everett demonstrating the Catalyst Athletics Standard Olympic Weightlifting Warm-up Do 10 -15 reps each direction. Exercise List: 500m row wrist circles elbow circles arm circles over and back arm rotations triceps stretch side bends torso rotations bow and bend hip circles lying iron cross scorpion [...]
Back in 2010 Anders Lindsjö taught a Weightlifting Workshop at the Eleiko HQ. Below are some snippets from the CrossFit Journal clips from that workshop. Here are his Warm-Up exercises one armed barbell squats one armed barbell lunges one armed shouldered barbell squats (elbow out) one armed barbell overhead squats (arm straight) one armed barbell overhead lunges also: [...]