Grip strength is possibly the most underrated aspect of performance when it comes to strength training. If you've hit a plateau, it's not just your mobility and movement patterns you should be focusing on. Your grip strength, or lack of it, plays an important role in pretty much everything you're likely to do in the box.
The gymnastics component of a WOD can often be the most challenging part, for everyone from total newbies to seasoned athletes. Getting your first pull-up, or becoming more efficient at the movement, is always possible - but it takes time and dedication. If one of your goals is to improve your pull-ups, start by following this advice:
Do you feel like you've been working towards a freestanding handstand for years, but seem to be getting nowhere fast? The handstand is one of the most coveted skills in the box, but can also be one of the most difficult to master. If you're ready to take your gymnastics skills to the next level, spend some time working on these activities: