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Iron Grip CrossFit – CrossFit

Mark Rippetoe is one of the greatest strength coaches in the world currently. He’s written more about lifting and getting strong than most will ever even read. Here is one of his articles detailing the value and methodology of the strict press.


Warm-up (No Measure)

2 Rounds

10 Ring rows

10 Ring fallouts

10 Pushups

10 Jump squats


EMOM: 7 minutes

10 second L-sit hold


A: Press and Lunge (3-3-3)

Perform 3 reps of the following complex:

1 Strict press

2 Overhead walking lunges

B: Lunge and Press (3-3-3)

Perform 3 reps of the following complex:

2 Front rack walking lunges

1 Strict press
Alternate 1 set of A with 1 set of B until you’ve completed 3 sets of each. Try to find the maximum load for 3 complete reps

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