Ring Muscle Ups: Are You Making This Huge Mistake?

Written By Ben  |  Ring Muscle Ups 

Hey there, it's Ben from WODprep, and today I'm uncovering a colossal blunder that countless folks make when tackling their ring muscle-ups. Picture this: I was hitting the gym the other day, observing folks grind through sets of ring muscle-ups. It was a tough workout, 15 ring muscle-ups per round, nestled snugly within the WODprep programming.

As I glanced over at a few friends who could bust out unbroken ring muscle-ups, something caught my eye. Despite their prowess, they seemed to be struggling. Their transitions looked like a scene from a suspense film - shaky, unstable, and downright exhausting.

RMU Mistake:
Does This Sound Like You?

Now, before we dive into the solution, let's rewind a bit and talk about grabbing those rings. The most common technique involves the false grip, where we karate-chop the rings at the crease of our wrists. It's a nifty trick that streamlines the transition, requiring minimal hand movement.

But here's where the trouble begins.

Many athletes, including most of the ones I watched, fail to complete the transition properly. Their hands hover above the rings, but their wrists remain bent, spelling disaster for stability. 

You see, when attempting a ring muscle-up with bent wrists, the result is akin to trying to balance on a tightrope during an earthquake - it's a recipe for disaster.

Ring Muscle Ups Are You Making This Huge Mistake

RMU Fix:
What To Do

So, what's the fix?

It's all about allowing your hands to rotate fully around the rings during the transition. Picture this: as you ascend, envision the top of the rings slapping your forearm. It's a tactile cue that ensures your wrists remain straight, providing a stable platform for the elusive ring muscle-up.

I know what you're thinking - easier said than done, right?

But trust me, with practice and focus, it becomes second nature. Soon enough, you'll find yourself soaring through those muscle-ups with grace and precision.

Ring Muscle Ups Are You Making This Huge Mistake

So, what do I do now?

Now, for those eager to take their ring muscle-up game to the next level, we've got you covered. Check out our free ring muscle-up training guide at wodprep.com/rmu. It's chock-full of tips, tricks, and everything you need to master those muscle-ups once and for all.

But wait, there's more....

For the serious contenders out there, we offer Muscle-Up Madness, a comprehensive program designed to guide you step-by-step through the intricacies of ring muscle-ups. With a 100% money-back guarantee, what have you got to lose?

So, there you have it - the key to unlocking your ring muscle-up potential lies in the art of the transition. Embrace it, master it, and watch as those muscle-ups become a breeze.

Until next time, keep grinding, keep hustling, and I'll catch you in the next article. Let's crush those goals together! Peace x

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