Thrusters and Double Unders

The thruster, essentially a front squat into an overhead press, moves an object over a significant range of motion, one reason that makes it such an effective movement.  The double under, two passes of the jump rope for every one jump of the feet.  A higher skill movement in CrossFit that demands coordination, accuracy, and stamina.  Combine the two exercises, thrusters and double unders, and you can get a pretty vicious workout, aka just another CrossFit WOD.

Friday’s Skill:


3 – 3 – 3 (find a heavy 3 rep set)

Workout of the Day (WOD):

For time:

10 thrusters (heavy)

50 double unders

8 thrusters

40 double unders

6 thrusters

30 double unders

4 thrusters

20 double unders

2 thrusters

10 double unders

sub 3 single unders for 1 double under

Post times to comments

Raffi, always with the most intense deadlift face.

Afternoon thrusters

Evening thrusters and valiant attempts at the double under

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