Monday, October 18, 2010

SNATCHES!!!!! & more swings

It has been about 5 months since I injured my left shoulder and I have to say over the past 2 weeks it has been starting to feel really good. I am not sure if it has been the Rolfing or the steady diet of stick shrugs, face pulls, and rotational scap pull aparts that have lead to this improvement, but I am not complaining. In fact, I have found that I no longer think about the shoulder when doing activities of daily living. So today I thought I would give some light snatches a test and see how things worked out. I have to say that snatches are probably my favorite exercise with a kettlebell and I really have been missing them. Today's session went very well. I ended up switching every 10 reps and ended up doing 200 snatches with the 16kg bell without putting the bell down. My shoulder didn't give me any problems, but I will wait to see how it feels tomorrow. Hopefully, I can start to build my volume with light snatches and start to work myself back into some GS training so I can get back on the platform.

Workout:
Warm Up: Stick Shrug, Face Pull, Rotational Scap Pullaparts, Pec Stretch, RBT Push Press
Snatch(16kg) 10R/10L x 10 sets continuous (100R/100L)
Hardstyle Swing(32kg) 20 reps 30 sec/15 sec rest x 15 sets

7 comments:

Mark Reifkind said...

niice!!!! I know EXACTLY how that first workout back feels! congrats man. there's nothing like the kb snatch! well done and it's good to know all hard prehab/rehab work is paying off.

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MKSchinabeck said...

Thanks for all the advice and support Rif.

Brad Jones said...

Awesome!!! I'm real happy for you Matt!

Jakeheke said...

Sometimes problem is so complicated ,that we need help outside. I allways try myself first. But if problem stays,its time to get help from another! Usually putting bouth things together, pays best results !
Highway is open .girevik !

Alex said...

Great news Matt!

Boris Terzic said...

Congrats on the progress! The 1st one is always good without pain, keep me coming.