The Abs

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Cara at gymnastics.

The L-sit is often a misunderstood movement. Athletes comment that it is hard to balance or that there arms get tired. The reality is that the isometric contraction of the abs is how we develop core strength. In a static environment, we develop capacity that transfers to high speed and heavy weighted movements.

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Workout

Five rounds of:
30 seconds handstand hold (against wall)
Strict handstand push up, max reps
1:00 rest
30 seconds hold chin over bar
Strict Pull-up, max reps
1:00 rest
30 seconds ring support
Strict ring dip,max rep

*after the 30 second static hold, shake out the arms and then immediately attempt max reps