Crossfit Open Workout 16.2 Injury Prevention Tips
In this Hangout, we will review how to properly warmup for 16.2 and the proper movements to complete 16.2 injury-free. This workout is cardio-focused – your heart rate will be elevated after Toes-to-Bar and Double-Unders, but it is important to conserve energy for your Squat Cleans.
Toes-to-Bar: Strength and Flexibility
– Midline stability is key to doing this exercise
– Note: Pulling your hamstring is the biggest injury to watch out for in this exercise. Supermans, planks and other exercises to that help lengthen your hamstring will him avoid this injury.
– Keep elbows close in and shoulders relaxed
Squat Cleans: Strength
– Jonathan demonstrates exercises to activate your hips prior to starting your rep
More details on 16.2 Workout here: http://games.crossfit.com/workouts/the-open/2016#tabs-2