MOVEMENT TIP: The Thruster

June 13, 2023
MOVEMENT TIP: The Thruster

The Thruster is sort of a barbell version of the Wall Ball that we looked at last week (but please don't let go of your Barbell to send it flying overhead - the results could be catastrophic)! In this video, CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the Thruster - notice how she starts with a perfect squat and then uses the upward 'thrust' in a manner similar to the Push Press to drive the barbell overhead. The Thruster is a fantastic full body and high intensity movement, guaranteed to push you to your mental and physical limits. It's one of the two movements used in that most famous of CrossFit WODs "Fran"

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