SLOW IT DOWN (EVEN SLOWER THAN YOU THINK)
When we learn how to do something new, our immediate urge is to do it again, faster.
CLOSE YOUR EYES
Closing your eyes is a swift way to nudge you to the edges of your ability, to get you into your sweet spot. It sweeps away distraction and engages your other senses to provide new feedback. It helps you engrave the blueprint of a task on your brain by making even a familiar skill seem strange and fresh.
Remember how I had you vote last week? …and 17.1 won – yippee! Well the workout that didn’t win was a modification of this little Gem from Last year’s Lift Off series.
Press 1 RM
Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 minutes of:
100 overhead squats
50 box jumps
M 45-lb. barbell and 24-in. box
F 35-lb. barbell and 20-in. box