All Things Grip

There is a good chance that you've heard one of us coaches discuss proper hand prep. We've probably also talked to you about the best callus maintenance out there we've found.  And if you do tear?  We've most likely talked to you about that too.  But what do you do mid-WOD when your hands are starting to feel pre-tear crunchy?

                                                                             Because your hands shouldn't be a bloody mess...

                                                                             Because your hands shouldn't be a bloody mess...

The key is how you hold the bar. When people are tired, they tend to get their full palm on the bar and grip tight and kip big. This is in fact, the opposite of what you should be doing. To get the full story, I strongly recommend this free PDF download from the CrossFit Journal. It goes into all things hands and grip. Get it, read it, and enjoy WODing with better hand health.