Workout of the Day

We Be Hinging

Written By Charleh Knighton  |  Burpees 

5 Rounds of:
15 Kettlebell Swings (53/35 lb)
12 Burpees over the bar
9 Front Squats (135/95 lb)

 

WODprep Strategy Top Tips:

Kettlebell Swings (53/35 lb):

  • Use a kettlebell weight that you can manage efficiently for 15 swings without sacrificing form.
  • Break the 15 reps into manageable sets if needed, but try to minimize rest between sets.
  • Focus on proper hip hinge mechanics during each swing to conserve energy and prevent lower back strain.
  • Keep a relaxed grip on the kettlebell handle to avoid forearm fatigue.

Burpees over the bar:

  • Avoid unnecessary jumping height; a smooth, low jump will save energy.
  • Keep a consistent pace and breathing pattern during the burpees.

Front Squats (135/95 lb):

  • Choose a weight that allows you to complete the front squats with good form.
  • Break the 9 reps into manageable sets if necessary. A good starting point might be 5-4 or 4-3-2.
  • Focus on maintaining an upright torso and proper depth in your squats to prevent fatigue and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Utilize a clean grip (front rack position) for the squats, and practice efficient transitions from the burpees to the front squats.

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