8 Underused Exercises CrossFit Athletes Need to Include More in Their Training

Snatches, burpees, wall balls, toes to bar, DU etc are all common in Crossfit workouts all around the world. But what less well known exercises should you be including in order to get stronger and counter imbalances?

5. Russian Kettlebell Swings

This exercise is not to be overlooked as it can provide tremendous value in strengthening the posterior chain (lower back, glutes, and hamstrings).  Don’t let the reduced range of motion fool you. With heavier loads, the Russian kettlebell swing can pack a punch that will help to improve your overall strength.  On days where your shoulders are feeling beat up but you still want to get a good workout, go Russian.

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