The 7 Most Overrated CrossFit Exercises

This is an interesting article, and I find myself agreeing with Coach Crowder on all 7 exercises.  When evaluating a fitness/strength & conditioning program, the merit of an individual movement is tied directly to the potential for that exercise to have the largest impact on your fitness as a whole.

A good question to ask yourself when evaluating a single movement is: “if I only worked the [insert exercise here] and no other movement, what impact will it have on my fitness?”  For example, “if I only worked the abmat sit-up, will my run times, deadlift, and pull-ups improve?  Answer: no way.  “If I only work the deadlift, will I improve my run times, pull-ups and abmat sit-up?” Answer: Most definitely.

The 7 movements highlighted in the article are all movements that will improve without directly training them and all have minimal impact on the improvement of other movements.

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Eyes up Rithy!

Workout of the Day

Complete as many reps as you can in 15 minutes following the rep scheme below:

5 Wall Balls (20/14)

5 Double Unders

10 Wall Balls

10 Double Unders

15 Wall Balls

15 Double Unders

20 Wall Balls

20 Double Unders

25 Wall Balls

25 Double Unders

…Continue up the ladder for 15 minutes, increasing by 5 reps each round.

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