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SUNDAY READING/WATCHING

The Glassman Chipper

When a pegboard showed up in Event 12 of the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games, a lot of people were shocked.

That’s a weird reaction by any follower of a sport in which competitors sign up to face the “unknown and unknowable,” but it’s even weirder when you consider CrossFit’s Founder and CEO wrote about pegboards back in 2002.

Getting Under the Split Jerk Properly

First, it’s important to understand that the dip and drive of the jerk, whether split, power or squat, is vertical. In fact, the bar actually needs to move backward slightly as it moves into the final overhead position. Often when doing the split jerk, athletes will drive forward and dive toward the front foot. You have to be patient: finish your vertical drive and only then begin to split.