Saturday, November 21, 2009

WOD 112109

Turkish Get Ups L&R 2-2-2-2-2


For time of:
21 Power Cleans @ 60kg/40kg
42 Push Ups
15 Power Cleans @ 60kg/40kg
30 Push Ups
9 Power Cleans @ 60kg/40kg
18 Push Ups

The Turkish Get Up

Funky name for an exercise eh? The Turkish Get Up is a fantastic exercise that develops strength, flexibility and stability for the entire body. It can also be used as a great tool for shoulder rehabilitation. Constant practice of the TGU also makes overhead movements safer by virtue of strengthening the entire shoulder girdle.

So how do you perform a TGU? Here's a great video by Anthony DiLuglio, of Art Of Strength, breaking down each phase of the TGU:-


Anonymous said...

Mmm.. I should try Turkish Get Ups someday..

juan said...

good vid... thanks