Today's Technique Tuesday is from the master of modern American powerlifting, Coach Mark Rippetoe. Coach Ripp, as he is affectionately known, is known for his no-nonsense approach to weightlifting. He calls a spade a spade, and has a very strong opinion on how to finish your deadlift, you lower the bar. Dropping the bar, according to Coach Ripp, is something you should never, ever do.
Coach Ripp wrote a book, Starting Strength, that we have in our lending library. Since we will be deadlifting for the next 6 weeks, it's a great idea to learn a bit more about this lift. Read one of Coach Leslie's favorite Ripp articles on the deadlift.
Power to the People Deadlift Day 1
Set 1 = 5 @ 35%
Set 2 = 5 @ 40%
Set 3 = 5 @ 50%
Set 4 = 5 @ 60%
Set 5 = 5 @ 90% of set 4
If you deadlifted yesterday, don't worry, we have something else planned for you.
Tabata - 8 rounds of 20sec work:10sec for each movement:
Pistols - scaled is alternating jumping lunges
Bar muscle ups - scaled is to alternate pullups and dips for each work interval
Sandbag cleans 60/40# - scaled is a medball clean
no rest in between stations
Record your WOD on Beyond the Whiteboard.
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