David Newman is the Founder/CEO of Rx Smart Gear, Inc. He is the inventor of the Rx Jump Rope, Rx Smart Ring and creator of the Rx Method jump rope training program. David began CrossFit in 2008 and earned his Level 1 in 2009. Once a competitor, David now CrossFits everyday to maintain peak fitness. Growing up David participated in wrestling, gymnastics, football, water/snow ski, motocross and distance running. When David is not teaching or running the company he can be found surfing with his 2 sons.
A few years ago, UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor made a brilliant quote after knocking out Jose Aldo in the first 13 seconds of their bout. He said, “Precision beats power and timing beats speed every time.”
These 5 strict MUSCLE UP progressions are designed to drill proper repetitive movement patterns and torso leveraging whilst developing strength and flexibility throughout the wrist, forearms, shoulders and core of an athlete.
The truth behind Rope Climbs is that they require only a reasonable level of upper body and grip strength. Great technique will allow you to generate force with your legs and propel you up the rope in a highly efficient way!
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