Description

A front squat into an overhead press. Perform a front squat with a set of dumbbells in the front rack position. Upon standing up from the bottom, use the power/momentum generated from the knee and hip extension to press the dumbbells upwards until the arms are locked out overhead and behind the ears. Timing is key. Make sure to press only once the knees and hips have extended. Basic front squat and press standards apply.

Equipment

  • Rogue Dumbbells
    Rogue's Rubber Hex Dumbbells are available in weights ranging from 2.5LB up to 125LB The easy-grip handle measures 25mm in diameter for the smaller dumbbells up to 20LB and 35mm for dumbells 25LB up to 125LB.

CrossFit Journal Articles

  • Dumbbell
    What we discovered during the post-assessment phase of the program that included agility testing, speed and power was that the kids using dumbbells improved as much, if not more than the older kids using the barbells. Now I understand that it was not a co

Olympic Lifting

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Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position

Power Lifting

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Improve your Deadlift, Bench Press and Backsquat with the CrossFit Power Lifting Course. If Louie Simmons is good enough for the various NFL and NCAA football programs then he's good enough for you. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: Louie on the Conjugate System and Dynamic-Effort Day

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