WOD 12-5-14: Strength. Dips.

“We need to save the Arctic not because of the polar bears, and not because it is the most beautiful place in the world, but because our very survival depends upon it.” -Lewis Gordon Pugh

APK WOD 12-5-14

Start with an APK Warm-Up

Strength. Dips.

We last did this on 9-8-14. Check back in your training log to see how you’ve progressed.

The Dip is a fundamental exercise is developing pushing strength. Moreover, the dip motion is important in climbing, wall passes, and vaulting. To build strength in the dip you can use parallel bars, rings, or a wall. Find a variation that feels difficult to do 8, then do 5 sets of 5 reps.

Here are some variations-

Bench Dips

Wall Dip

Reverse Wall Dip

One-Arm Wall Dip

Finish up with a stretch