Very nice tutorial and really solid Muscle-Up technique. So refreshing to see someone actually do a video on a strict, smooth, full ROM MU. So many videos of sloppy kipped MU’s on youtube.
Interested that you feel the bar MU is easier though. Maybe a kipped or power variation, but I was always under the impression that a slow, strict bar MU was more difficult that a slow strict (narrow grip) ring MU.[/quote]
I’ll chime in by relaying my experience with the strict version on the bar vs. rings.
Assuming you are using a false grip for the strict bar MU (as with the rings), then the variation which will be more difficult is the one you don’t practice (due to a lack of movement-specific neural efficiency).
With the bar, you push away from it (it won’t move obviously) and guide your body around a fixed object (bar).
With rings, I found that this “push away pattern” wasn’t as efficient (rings move away).On the other hand, not having to maneuver around a fixed object allows you to keep your mass centered between the points (rings) of force transmission.
One easier or harder than the other? I would say they are different and proficiency in one doesn’t equate to instant proficiency in the other.