Accuracy, one of the 10 general physical skills, is the ability to move well when under load or when tired. Your technique will always degrade to the level of your training. Meaning, as we fatigue, our natural tendency is too move worse not better. Therefore, we must train and practice so that we raise the bar of our training.
One way we can raise the bar is to mobilize areas where we know we have some dysfunction or poor position. Many of us have crappy shoulder positions. We spend all day sitting hunched over a computer, or we are just paying attention to keeping good posture. Poor shoulder mobility affects EVERYTHING.
Think of all of your joints like a stream, with the neck and shoulders at the top, a blockage upstream will affect everything downstream. If we can unglue our shoulder tissues and restore full range of motion, we might find other tweaks and pains might go away. This is great incentive to continue to work on your mobility and range of motion.
In today's MWod video, KStar gives us some great mobility exercises for our shoulders, and discuss what normal functional movement should feel like. Hint: functional movement should be pain free. Watch the video and do the exercises. Your body will thank you later.
Today's workout is a spicy mix of shoulder strength and stability with a little sprinting thrown in. We are testing your ability to keep good mechanics in the (hu)man makers and pull-ups after getting that heart rate high with the short sprint. Good luck!
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps for time of:
Man makers - pick your load
100m sprint after each round
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