“The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.” – Thomas Merton
Accumulate 180 seconds in an l-sit position on the rings, parallettes or from a deadhang.
Then, after 5 minutes rest…
13! (starting at 1 going to 13)
Wall Balls (20/14 lb.)
L-sits are one of those great gymnastics movements that we’ve ignored for far too long. Their ability to tax hip flexors, shoulders and back all simultaneously are a wonderful complement to our goal of core strength and conditioning. The goal of today’s L-Hell was to complete 180 seconds in as little time as possible, which meant that every second that ticked by while your feet remained on the floor was lost time. Don’t worry if you didn’t give it your best, we’ll surely return to this one.
Learn – The muscles in your hip flexor group.
Watch this without laughing: