Leg Tuck

STRENGTH TRAINING CIRCUIT, STATION 10: LEG TUCK

Purpose: This exercise develops the abdominal, hip flexor, and grip strength essential to climbing a rope (Figure 9-45).

Starting Position: Extended hang using the alternating grip, left or right.

Cadence: SLOW

Count:

  1. Pull up with the arms and raise the knees toward the chest until the elbows touch the thighs just above the knees.
  2. Return to the starting position.
Figure 9-45. Leg tuck

Check Points:

  • Throughout the exercise, keep the feet together.
  • On count 1, the thighs and elbows touch just above the knees.

Precaution: N/A

Movement to Station 1: Backward run.

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