https://crossfitsweatshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/CrossfitSweatShopLogo1.jpg 0 0 Rene https://crossfitsweatshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/CrossfitSweatShopLogo1.jpg Rene2017-02-07 21:36:212017-02-07 21:36:21The Role Of Split Lifts In Improving Athleticism
I came cross this article on Breaking Muscle written by coach Bob Takano. I really liked what he said about determining your stance, so often I see athletes that are unsure of what their width should be, this is a great way determine how far out you should be splitting. To check out more, you can read the full article here. I hope this info comes in handy for spit jerks tomorrow!
If you want to achieve a certain position, you have to learn what it feels like. This is the reason for employing the following exercises. If an athlete becomes familiar with the bottom of the split position, then descending into that position is facilitated.Determine StanceThe first thing to do is to determine the foot placement or stance for the split. I’ve found that the best method to do this is to kneel on one leg and then place the feet so that there is a 90° angle formed by the front and back knees. By pushing up from this position, the optimal foot stance can be determined.