The RX CrossFit Barbell Course is an accessory strength program to help you RX the barbell portion of CrossFit WOD's. It is designed so that you can you can do the RX CrossFit Barbell Program before or after your class.
Please read all lessons in the introductory module and mark them as complete before moving into the individual movement modules.
The purpose of level 1 is to build basic strength, comfort, and technique with the 4 foundational movements of the RX Barbell Program.
The purpose of level 2 is to continue building basic strength around the foundational movements. In addition, we will introduce the the first olympic lifting movement - the power clean.
The purpose of level 3 is to continue on with a basic linear strength progression of the Squat & Deadlift but begin introducing more dynamic and complicated movements. In this phase we'll introduce the push press and front squat.
As your progress into level 4 you should start seeing a signifiant increase in your ability to RX WOD's the have barbell movements. In this phase you'll see the introduction of the push jerk, overhead squat, clean, and power snatch. These new movements add a signifiant level of complexity to your strength program so be sure to spend extra time focusing on technique.
This is the last phase of the RX Barbell Strength program. It is designed so that at some point during this phase you should carry a level of strength that is suitable to RX most standard CrossFit WOD's.