Category Archives: Thrusters

July Thruster Challenge: Week 3, Day 2

I fell a bit behind, but I’m trying to catch up. Did this set right after my warm up this afternoon and before my WoD. Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 3, Day 1

Was more focused on exploding through the opening of the hips and using that momentum to thrust the bar. Arms never really felt the weight at all (though my wrists did). Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 2, Day 3

The reps were unbroken in that I never set the bar down. But I did break my rhythm on several occasions (pause at the top of the lift). The good news though is that this should really go a long way towards improving my Fran time, now that I know I can knock out 21 and 15 straight reps of 95 lb Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 2, Day 2

Felt OK. 21 will be tough. 115 lbs is going to hurt. Tried to bring my grip in a bit closer than they were in my last video (WFS) of 95 lbs x 9 reps. Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 2, day 1

Noticeable difference between 95 lbs and 65 lbs. Not great form here, as my grip was too wide, and my elbows not tucked in forward like they should be. Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 1, Day 3

I use the same Warm Up for the Thrusters as I would for any other WoD. For me that is Continue reading

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July Thruster Challenge: Week 1, Day 2

65 lbs x 15 reps (unbroken): Did this twice — my wife walked in front of the video camera on the first attempt after the 12th rep. So I waited about a minute and then did it again. Good thing … Continue reading

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