No Rep! 7 Tips To Make Sure You Are Competition-Ready

Check out our BRAND NEW mobile site!

With one click you can make Tabata Times an app on your phone to get our latest content at any time.

Page:  1Next »
by Missy Berkowitz

No Rep! 7 Tips To Make Sure You Are Competition-Ready
Competitions: we all love them, right? We must because we keep doing them. After we compete, from time to time we talk smack about the judges who no-repped us.

Man, I would have had that 235 clean if that judge didn’t no rep me.

Maybe, just maybe, the judge made the right call. When we WOD on our own, sometimes we get called out on form and reps by the coaches but for the most part we are left to police ourselves. There could be things we do (or don’t do) that in a competition without even realizing, would result in the dreaded NO REP!

What’s worse than doing 20 wall balls? Doing 30 because you didn’t get full depth in the squat.
To avoid this and some other competition snafus, here are some tips to commit to memory.


For many movements, a rep is not complete if you do not fully lock out. In a clean for example, make sure you are in a full standing position with your knees locked out as well as having your elbows locked out. For a push press or push jerk even, make sure your arms are fully locked out overhead before you bring the bar back down.

Page 1 2 3Next »
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
Printable Version

We Are Scouting Top Writers

Are you passionate about fitness and have something to say? Reach a huge online community and get the discussion going - start writing for Tabata Times today!

Share this post
@TabataTimes on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook 

Most Popular of All Time

@TabataTimes on Twitter

Watch the latest episode of GPTV