We are now in week two of workouts from gymnastics coach Roger Harrell. Roger is the Co-Founder of The Cave/CrossFit Marin and a former competitive gymnast. Roger is an expert at teaching gymnastics to non-gymnasts, so if you’re thinking of making progress on your gymnastics skills these are perfect workouts for you.
To learn more about Roger, read our feature interview:
Warm up activities are to be performed at a level that is appropriate for you. No warm up movements should be strenuous. Be sure to scale appropriately. 5-15 minutes of stretching following each session is expected.
For a guide to stretching visit Drill and Skills: Stretching.
Week 2 – Day 2
25m High knee run
25m Butt kicks
20 Hollow rocks
20 Arch rocks
10 Lunge walk steps
5 Strict pull ups
Complete maximum reps by doing 45 seconds of work, 15 seconds of rest for 3 rounds.
Loop through rounds, eg, exercise 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3.:
Ball planche for 00:00:01 (1s is equal to 1 rep, try to hold for as many of the 45s as possible)