Monday December 19, 2016

Foundational Movement

Deadlift

Set-up:

  • Stance is with the heels between hip width and shoulder width
  • Weight in heels
  • Keep the chest up and brace the abdominals to maintain a neutral spine
  • Shoulders over or slightly in front of the bar
  • Bar in contact with the shins
  • Arms straight
  • Symmetrical grip outside the knees, just wide enough to not interfere with knees
  • Head neutral or looking on the horizon

Execution:

  • Drive through the heels
  • Extend legs while hips and shoulders rise at the same rate
  • Once the bar passes the knees, the hip opens
  • Bar maintains contact with the legs the entire time
  • On return to the floor, push hips back while the shoulders move forward, delaying the knee bend
  • Once bar descends below the knees and the torso angle is set, bend the knees to return the bar to the set-up position

Finish:

  • The movement finishes with the bar lifted to full extension of the hips and knees

Strength

Deadlift: 5sets, 3 reps

WOD

Roy

5 RFT

15 Deadlifts @ 225

20 Box Jumps @ 24

25 Pull-ups

Marine Corps Sgt. Michael C. Roy, 25, of North Fort Myers, Fla., assigned to the 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Advisor Group, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune, was killed in action on July 8th, 2009 in Nimroz Province, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations. He is survived by his wife Amy and three children, Michael, Landon and Olivia.

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