3 Drills for Kipping Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
Written by Nichole Kribs

I have worked with several people who have great kipping pull-ups but struggle to get their chest to the bar for kipping chest-to-bar pull-ups. Does that sound like something you’ve struggled with? If so, then read on for my top three drills to help you achieve kipping chest-to-bar pull-ups.

Drill #1: Banded Push-Away Drill

Place a band at the top of the pull-up bar. Use assistance to place one leg into the band and pull yourself up so your chest touches the bar.

3 Drills for Kipping Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
Written by Nichole Kribs

I have worked with several people who have great kipping pull-ups but struggle to get their chest to the bar for kipping chest-to-bar pull-ups. Does that sound like something you’ve struggled with? If so, then read on for my top three drills to help you achieve kipping chest-to-bar pull-ups.

Drill #1: Banded Push-Away Drill

Place a band at the top of the pull-up bar. Use assistance to place one leg into the band and pull yourself up so your chest touches the bar.

Choosing a Strap Length to Make the Most of Muscle-Ups
Written by Travis Ewart

Strap length really does make a difference in the performance of ring swings, thus the muscle-up. Use this as a general guide to take into consideration at your gym to make the most out of you efforts on rings. Bear in mind that an athlete’s proportions do play a factor in how swings and muscle-ups behave.

Long Straps
These allow for a longer and smoother swing with less immediate tension at the bottom of the swing.

Choosing a Strap Length to Make the Most of Muscle-Ups
Written by Travis Ewart

Strap length really does make a difference in the performance of ring swings, thus the muscle-up. Use this as a general guide to take into consideration at your gym to make the most out of you efforts on rings. Bear in mind that an athlete’s proportions do play a factor in how swings and muscle-ups behave.

Long Straps
These allow for a longer and smoother swing with less immediate tension at the bottom of the swing.

Common Handstand Problems
Video by Travis Ewart
(Originally Published December 6, 2015)

Got handstand problems? Coach Travis and Invictus Athlete Heather Hippensteel cover some of the most prevalent problems CrossFitters exhibit in their handstand performances.

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