So if you are like most ******** athletes I know you have a certain amount of “God I hope that doesn’t come out of the hoppers”.. Also known as What you suck at.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1047" caption="RM @Blonyx: the overhead squat is my current "suck" movement. I am not alone"][/caption]
I’ll go first:
Me:“Hi, I’m PJ and I suck at lifting heavy things over my head…”
Group: “Hi PJ”
Phew, that does feel better.. Okay, sorry..here we go..
I had the awesome opportunity to attend the ******** Coaches Prep Course last weekend where we talked about many things, coaching, programming, and class structure to name a few. We also did a couple of workouts. Well I was in luck because the WOD on Sunday.. Heavy Clean and Jerks.
Let’s just say it was obvious that I program for myself and Heavy Jerks don’t show up very often. This was pointed out almost immediately by the honed eye of the seminar staff. I was specifically asked “You don’t practice Push Jerks very often do you?” This was more of a statement, since it was obvious that I didn’t. I could clean the hell out of that bar but getting it from the rack to locked out over head just wasn’t happening after a certain point. So what does this mean? It means I need to target my weakness. Read more...