by JONG LEE
I hear about mobility all the time from my athletes and their coaches. However, stability is not as popular as mobility in the CrossFit community yet.
“We come to this world with mobility, but have to earn stability”
When we come into this world, we are already equipped with mobility. Babies are able to move their limbs and activate certain prime moving muscle groups as soon as they enter this world. What they have to earn is stability.
When you see babies trying to walk, they are not stable during their first attempts. What happens when their mobility is not backed up by their stability during their cute first steps? They fall. We are born with the ability to correctly — and quickly — develop and utilize mobility, but not stability. After many weeks of attempts, when stability can finally support the walking mobility in full, a baby can walk without going back to the previous stage. This is how our mobility and stability work and develop together. Continue reading here.
Every minute, on the minute, for 20 minutes (4 sets of each):
Minute 1 – 8 Deadlift (45% 1RM)
Minute 2 – 8 L-Seated DB Press
Minute 3 – 10 Russian Step-Ups
Minute 4 – 10 Russian Step-Ups
Minute 5 – 30 seconds elbow plank
Three rounds for time of:
Run 200 Meters
20 Kettlebell Swings
10 Goblet Squats