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Tuesday 04.23.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

200m Row
15 Air squats
10 Lunges

B) 3 Rounds:

9 Wall Balls, 20#/14#
15 Knee Raises
21 Double-Unders

Strength

Front Squat

Heavy 8
Then 3 sets x 8 reps at 90% of heaviest 8 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 8 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 8 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Grab the bar in your clean grip or in a front rack position. Keep your midsection tight and send your knees slightly forward. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat. When you initiate the drive up form the bottom drive with your elbows up!

Workout

Capacity

7 Minute AMRAP:

28 Double-Unders
14 One-Legged Squats

– 90 Second Rest

3 Minutes AMRAP:

Max Wall Balls, 20#/14#

Workout Tip

Double-Unders: you should be able to complete all repetitions in 1 minutes or less, scale as needed.

One Legged Squat: if you cannot perform one-legged squats, scale the movement to walking lunges.

Wall Balls: you should choose a weight that you can complete sets of 10 repetitions each time you pick up the wall ball!

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Sunday 04.21.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

30 Single-Unders
20 seconds Sprint Row
10 Step-Ups
10 Push-Ups

B) Every minute x 4 rounds:

12 Air Squats
6 Wall Balls, 14#/12#
3 Box Jumps, 20”

Workout

For Time:

400m Run

Then,
40-30-20-10:

Wall Ball, 20#/14#

80-60-40-20:

Double-Unders

Then,

400m Run

Then,
20-15-10-5:

Burpee Box Jump, 24″/20″
Bench Press

Then,
400m Run

RX+: 155#/105#
RX: 135#/95#
AX: 75#/55#

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Wall Balls/Double-Unders: you should be able to complete the first set of wall balls in 4 sets or less, the 2nd set of wall balls in 3 sets or less, the 3rd set of wall balls in 2 sets or less, and the fourth set of wall balls in 1 set. If double-unders need scaling, scale to 2x the repetitions for singles

Bench Press: the repetitions on the bench should be a load that you do not need to break up any of the sets in more than 3 sets.

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Sunday 04.28.19

Warm-Up

A) Every 1 Minute x 4 minutes:

100m Row

B) 1 Round:

400m Run
20 Russian Swings
20 Dumbbell Push Press
20 Lunges
200m Run
10 Russian Swings
10 Dumbbell Push Press
10 Lunges

Workout

Capacity

18 Minute AMRAP:

1 Deadlift
5 Toes-to-Bar
10 Hand-Release Push-Ups
15 Air Squats

– 2 Minute Rest

9 Minute Clock
1600m Run

RX+: 225#/155#
RX: 185#/125#
AX: 115#/75#

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Deadlift: warm up to this movement. The load should be challenging, but something that you can make throughout the 18-minute AMRAP.

Toes-to-Bar: choose a rep range that you can complete in an unbroken set.

Hand-Release Push-Ups: choose a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets or less.

Air Squats: choose a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets or less

1-Mile Run: if a mile will take you longer than 9 minutes to complete, scale to a 1200m Run!

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Friday 04.26.19

Warm-Up

A) 1 Round:

10m Broad Jumps
10m Butt Kickers
10m High Knees
10 Air Squats

B) 9-6-3 reps of:

Muscle Clean, at mid shin

10-10-10 reps of:

Russian Swings

Strength

EMOMx12 minutes

2 Power Cleans, from floor

Objective: start with between 60-65% of 1RM, If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power clean with good mechanics. After each round add load to the bar.

Strength Tip

If your technique is not there yet with the clean from the ground, stay above the knees and master this position first before adding more range of motion. Make sure your weight is in the middle of the foot, and that your back is straight with your shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the front rack position with the hip crease of above parallel.

Workout

Every 3 Minutes x 6 Rounds:

6 Hang Squat Cleans, 135#/95#
12/10 Calorie Row
24 Double-Unders

Workout Tip

Cleans: choose a weight that you can complete in 1 unbroken set. The goal is to get on the rower quick! Scale the load as needed.

Row: sprint this station and complete all 12/10 calories in 60 seconds or less. Scale as needed.

Double-Unders: complete all repetitions in 30 seconds or less, scale repetitions as needed.

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Tuesday 04.23.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

200m Row
15 Air squats
10 Lunges

B) 3 Rounds:

9 Wall Balls, 20#/14#
15 Knee Raises
21 Double-Unders

Strength

Front Squat

Heavy 8
Then 3 sets x 8 reps at 90% of heaviest 8 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 8 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 8 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Grab the bar in your clean grip or in a front rack position. Keep your midsection tight and send your knees slightly forward. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat. When you initiate the drive up form the bottom drive with your elbows up!

Workout

Capacity

7 Minute AMRAP:

28 Double-Unders
14 One-Legged Squats

– 90 Second Rest

3 Minutes AMRAP:

Max Wall Balls, 20#/14#

Workout Tip

Double-Unders: you should be able to complete all repetitions in 1 minutes or less, scale as needed.

One Legged Squat: if you cannot perform one-legged squats, scale the movement to walking lunges.

Wall Balls: you should choose a weight that you can complete sets of 10 repetitions each time you pick up the wall ball!

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Sunday 04.21.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

30 Single-Unders
20 seconds Sprint Row
10 Step-Ups
10 Push-Ups

B) Every minute x 4 rounds:

12 Air Squats
6 Wall Balls, 14#/12#
3 Box Jumps, 20”

Workout

For Time:

400m Run

Then,
40-30-20-10:

Wall Ball, 20#/14#

80-60-40-20:

Double-Unders

Then,

400m Run

Then,
20-15-10-5:

Burpee Box Jump, 24″/20″
Bench Press

Then,
400m Run

RX+: 155#/105#
RX: 135#/95#
AX: 75#/55#

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Wall Balls/Double-Unders: you should be able to complete the first set of wall balls in 4 sets or less, the 2nd set of wall balls in 3 sets or less, the 3rd set of wall balls in 2 sets or less, and the fourth set of wall balls in 1 set. If double-unders need scaling, scale to 2x the repetitions for singles

Bench Press: the repetitions on the bench should be a load that you do not need to break up any of the sets in more than 3 sets.

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Monday 04.15.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
100m Row
100m Run

B) EMOM x 8 minutes:

Odd:

5 Air Squats
1 Burpee

Even:

10 Sit-Ups
1 Burpee

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 4
Then 2 sets x 4 reps at 10% of heaviest 4 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 4 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 4 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

‘EMOMDAY”

EMOM x 15

Minute 1:

5 Squat Cleans

Minute 2:

10 GHD Sit-Ups

Minute 3:

15/12 Calorie Row

AX: 115#/75#
RX:135#/95#
RX+: 155#/105#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+ – Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Squat Clean: you should choose a weight that you can complete in touch and go repetitions or complete under 30 seconds.

GHD Sit Ups: you should choose a rep range that you can complete in 1 set unbroken.

Row: you should complete all repetitions in 45 or less! Scale as needed.

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Monday 04.15.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
100m Row
100m Run

B) EMOM x 8 minutes:

Odd:

5 Air Squats
1 Burpee

Even:

10 Sit-Ups
1 Burpee

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 4
Then 2 sets x 4 reps at 10% of heaviest 4 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 4 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 4 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

‘EMOMDAY”

EMOM x 15

Minute 1:

5 Squat Cleans

Minute 2:

10 GHD Sit-Ups

Minute 3:

15/12 Calorie Row

AX: 115#/75#
RX:135#/95#
RX+: 155#/105#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+ – Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff

Squat Clean: you should choose a weight that you can complete in touch and go repetitions or complete under 30 seconds.

GHD Sit Ups: you should choose a rep range that you can complete in 1 set unbroken.

Row: you should complete all repetitions in 45 or less! Scale as needed.

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Tuesday 04.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kicker
100m Run

B) 4 Rounds:

8 Air Squats
2 Pull-Ups

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 4

Then 2×4 at 10% of heaviest 4 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 4 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 4 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

Capacity

Every 2 Minutes x 8 Rounds
(Alternate between rounds)

Station 1:

10 Unbroken Wall Balls, 20#/14#
200m Run

Station 2:

10 Toes-to-Bar
200m Run

Workout Tip

You should have 20-30 seconds between each station.

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Tuesday 04.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kicker
100m Run

B) 4 Rounds:

8 Air Squats
2 Pull-Ups

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 4

Then 2×4 at 10% of heaviest 4 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 4 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 4 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

Capacity

Every 2 Minutes x 8 Rounds
(Alternate between rounds)

Station 1:

10 Unbroken Wall Balls, 20#/14#
200m Run

Station 2:

10 Toes-to-Bar
200m Run

Workout Tip

You should have 20-30 seconds between each station.

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Saturday 04.06.19

Warm-Up

A) Tabata 20 seconds on / 10 seconds off

Sit-Ups
Air Squats
Bike Sprint

*Alternate each station each round for a total of 12 rounds (4 of each)

B) 2 Rounds:

8 Wall Balls
16 Knee Raises

Strength

Front Squat

Heavy 8
Then 1 set x 8 reps at 90% of heaviest 8 rep.

Objective: build to a heavy 8 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 8 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Grab the bar in your clean grip or in a front rack position. Keep your midsection tight and send your knees slightly forward. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat. When you initiate the drive up form the bottom drive with your elbows up!

Workout

Capacity

2 Rounds:

80 Double-Unders
40 Dumbbell Lunges
20 Dumbbell Snatches
10 Toes-to-Bar

AX: 35#/25#.
RX:50#/35#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+ – Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Double Unders: you should be able to complete all repetitions in 2 minutes or less, scale as needed.

Dumbbell Lunges and Dumbbell Snatches: you should be able to complete each section in 4 sets or less. Scale load as needed.

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Friday 04.05.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

10m Broad Jumps
10m Butt Kickers
10m High Knees
10 Air Squats

B) 9-6-3 reps of:
Muscle Snatch, at Mid shin

100m-100m-100m
Row

Strength

EMOMx10
2 Power Snatch, From Floor

Objective: start with between 60-65% of 1RM, If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power snatch with good mechanics. After each round add load to the bar.

Strength Tip

Start with an empty bar at mid-shin, and complete 4 Power Snatches without letting go of the bar. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the overhead squat position with the hip crease above parallel. Stand all the way up until hips and knees are extended, then bring the bar back down and repeat for the repetitions listed.

Workout

3 Rounds For Time:

15 Calorie Row
12 Toes-to-Bar
9 Thrusters, 95#/65#

RX: 95#/65#
AX: 75#/55#

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Thrusters: you should be able to complete all repetitions unbroken

Toes-to-Bar: you should be able to complete all movements in 3 sets or less. Scale to knee raises if needed.

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