CrossFit Abs Workouts are a great way to build a strong, stable core that will protect you from injury and enhance your performances in the box. Your core stabilises and controls much of your movements.
The movements of our body occur along three different planes. A great deal of WODs and exercises virtually ignore the third. Here’s how to attack, train and strengthen this weakness using the following CrossFit Abs Workouts.
THE SAGITTAL PLANE
Think about the exercises you do. Squats, thrusters, deadlifts, clean and jerks, pull-ups, handstand push-ups; in all these movements the weight is transferred up and down along a straight line. All these movements occur along the sagittal plane. The sagittal plane divides the body into two symmetrical halves – left and right.
Sagittal Plane CrossFit Abs Workout
- 21 Strict toes to bar
- 21 Overhead squats
- 15 Strict toes to bar
- 15 Overhead squats
- 9 Strict toes to bar
- 9 Overhead squats
For the weight, Men should use 50kg and Women 35kg.
LAUREN FISHER CORE WORKOUT FOR THE SAGITTAL PLANE
5 sets not for time of:
- 20 V-Ups
- 15 Tuck Crunches
- 20 Second Hollow Hold
- 20 Second Arch Hold
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Check out how to enhance your core strength through the Coronal plane on the next page…