Ok guys and gals, here is the second feature in our series about taking care of your lovely mittens. This post, courtesy of CrossFit Southbay, touches on skin maintenance (which we’ll delve into more in the coming weeks) and grip improvement. I know that we’ve talked before about the right way to hold onto the bar/kettlebell/pull-up bar, but the video below of Coach Rippetoe is a beautiful illustration of the differences in what happens to your hands when you hold it the right vs. the wrong way:
Give it a shot when you come in next, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Split Jerk Practice
7 Push Press @ 70% of above
30 Split Jumps