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Work on Ring Muscle Ups without Rings!

You can work on ring muscle ups without rings?!? Absolutely and all you need are a few items from around your home.  Here are 3 different drills you can work to improve dip strength, pulling strength, and those pesky transitions! First, let’s gather the items we’ll need. Look around your space to find: Two sturdy […]

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Training CrossFit at Home: How to work with what you’ve got and not lose all your gains

MY GYM IS CLOSED! I HAVE NO EQUIPMENT! I WILL SURELY SEE MY MUSCLES TURN TO MASHED POTATOES AND JELLY! We’re all thinking about it. Yes, we’re all a bit startled, rattled, and upset. Our routine has been interrupted, and our up-to-this-point-known-fitness world has closed its doors on us, but we haven’t lost access to […]

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Strict Ring Muscle Ups: The Missing Piece

The strict ring muscle up. A foundational CrossFit movement, and oftentimes a barrier to entry if you’re looking to score well in the Open. It’s one of the most complex gymnastic movements in CrossFit, but yet not always treated as such.  True, in its purest form, a ring muscle up is simply a pull-up, a sit-up, […]

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