There are nine fundamental movements to master first. “We use those foundational movements as an introductory piece,” says Molloy. “I can add on more skilled movement to that, but I don’t want to start with the complex movements and then try to backtrack,” he http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20131210075850AAEwImp says. Those moves are: air squat (without the bar), front squat, overhead squat, shoulder press, push press, push jerk, deadlift, sumo deadlift high pull and medicine ball clean. Both coaches echo the idea that the movements are rooted in everyday life. “I have a two-year-old boy, and I have to pick him up from the floor often. That’s a deadlift!” says Molloy. Or, says Malleolo, think about going from sitting to standing.
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