Thursday, 7/30
July 29, 2015
Handstand Push-up 101
July 30, 2015

Focus 1: Deadlifts
Focus 2: Kettlebell Swings
Workout: KB Swings, Bear Crawl, Russian Twist


This coming Saturday’s class will focus on the best and most bad-@$$ way to pick something up off the floor, the Deadlift. We’ll cover proper form, technique, common cues, common mistakes and how to avoid them, and why a good Deadlift is essential for a good kettlebell swing (which, oddly enough, we’ll also be reviewing!).

Class will include:

  • Practical review of the Deadlift, including lifts with both just the bar and with added weight;
  • Appropriate scaling for both strength and met-con based classes involving the Deadlift;
  • Practical review of Kettlebell Swings, along with appropriate scaling during the day’s workout; and,
  • Additional scaling and substitution options for the Base Camp workout of the week, including how and when to choose a scaling/substitution option.


To review before class, we highly recommend checking out the following demo video on proper set-up for the Deadlift:

Proper Deadlift, video by Mark Rippetoe

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