It’s fair to say that my muscle up game has been slacking lately.
I set a goal to change that by working more muscle up drills into my personal training. I thought I’d share my struggle/progress with you to help those of you at home, but to also help keep myself accountable. 😉 The above video is a great example of going back to the basic movements and trying to create that muscle memory and gain control on the rings.
You will need a box and rings. I am practicing that control in that “deep dip” position. Having a box close by is a great tool. This allows me to use by leg to knock out more reps safely with control. While preforming this drill, make sure to maintain that hallow body hold position. These drills are all about control NOT SPEED.
Do NOT perform the “push away” ring push ups until you can knock out 15 reg ring push ups with ease. Keep in mind while doing ring push ups, it’s important to maintain a neural neck, keep glutes active to maintain a tight core, and rings tight to body.
How to setup you rings
Measure from the tip of your fingers to your elbow, that is where your Rings should be setup. Set up in bridge, make sure that your rings are directly under your shoulders. It helps to keep your feet in line with your shoulders as well. This creates a more stable base.