Handstand Push-up Volume

Tuesday 25.08.15

KJ on Kettlebells

KJ on Kettlebells

A: HSPU vol
10 min EMOM
focus: 1-5 strict HSPU // decline push-ups if you can’t do strict HSPU
filler: sit-ups

B: Every 2 mins for 30 mins:
4 pistols
8 KB swings @ 32/24kg
16 double unders
3 burpees

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  • Ivan L says:

    A. Tried out deficit HSPUs. Not sure if I can call it HSPU “Volume” when number of reps = 0. Did about 3-4 rounds of attempting them (I got close-ish) before defaulting to standard depth and doing 2 each round. I’m actually quite happy with that.
    B. This is quite do-able, but it’s a slow burn. I remember thinking it was easy enough after about 5 rounds, and then it just got a little bit harder each round. Really pretty tired by the end of it. And I had to flick Tim with my towel to keep him off my kettlebell.

  • Brendo says:

    A: Was coerced into trying deficit HSPUs from the low set of paralettes. Glad I did – missed 1 round but managed to grind out 1 rep on each of all the other rounds.
    B: Pistols on a 1.25KG plate under the heel and a 32kg KB. Broke my rope in about round 4 and got thrown out by changing to a different length rope, so that slowed me down a bit. Channelled my inner T-rex to tuck the arms in and got a bit better after that.

    All in all, a good fun morning!

  • tim says:

    A) 5 PU on 30″ box
    B) 40kg KB, single skips*
    *So much fun! 15mins work, 15 mins of being a manchild**
    **apologies to KC who bore the brunt of it

  • Kathleen says:

    A: Tried deficit off the two small boxes – no bingo. So moved to a smaller deficit with some bumpers and got one rep each round. Love HSPUs!
    B: Nice and chilled this morning, felt good. Used a 24kg KB which Tim insisted on regularly kicking over.
    A fun morning – love the 630am crew!

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