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Saturday 09.21.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

20 Sit-Ups
20m Bear Crawl
200m Run

B) 3 rounds:

16 Russian Swings
8 Strict Press, with an empty bar
4 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

Press

4 reps @ RPE 6
4 reps @ RPE 7
4 reps @ RPE 8×2

Strength Tip

In this set, we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 4 repetitions with every weight jump. Stand with the bar on a rack that is slightly lower than shoulder height. Grab the bar with a grip that allows the hands to be outside of the shoulders. Take the bar out the rack, and press the barbell up over your head with your wrist over your elbow and your elbow over your shoulder.

Workout

21-18-15-12-9-6-3:

Bench Press, 135#/95#
Deadlift, 135#/95#
200m Run

AX: 95#/75#
RX: As is
RX+: 185#/125#

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.

Bench Press: you should pick a load that you can complete in 4-6 repetitions each time you take it off the rack.

Deadlift: each round should be completed in 2 sets or less. Load should be light. After each round complete a 200m Run.

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Saturday 09.21.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

20 Sit-Ups
20m Bear Crawl
200m Run

B) 3 rounds:

16 Russian Swings
8 Strict Press, with an empty bar
4 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

Press

4 reps @ RPE 6
4 reps @ RPE 7
4 reps @ RPE 8×2

Strength Tip

In this set, we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 4 repetitions with every weight jump. Stand with the bar on a rack that is slightly lower than shoulder height. Grab the bar with a grip that allows the hands to be outside of the shoulders. Take the bar out the rack, and press the barbell up over your head with your wrist over your elbow and your elbow over your shoulder.

Workout

21-18-15-12-9-6-3:

Bench Press, 135#/95#
Deadlift, 135#/95#
200m Run

AX: 95#/75#
RX: As is
RX+: 185#/125#

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.

Bench Press: you should pick a load that you can complete in 4-6 repetitions each time you take it off the rack.

Deadlift: each round should be completed in 2 sets or less. Load should be light. After each round complete a 200m Run.

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Monday 09.02.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:
200m Run

Then, 2 Rounds:
5 Pull-Ups
10 Push-Ups
15 Squats

B) 2 Rounds:
10 Windmills
20 Sit-Ups
30 Second Plank in a push-up

Strength

Bench Press
4 reps @ RPE 6
4 reps @ RPE 7
4 reps @ RPE 8×2

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 4 repetitions with every weight jump.

Bench Press: lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

“EMOMDAY”

Every 4 Minutesx4 rounds:

400m Run
20 Hand Release Push-Ups
10 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups

Workout Tip

Run: the run should not take more than 2 minutes to complete.
Push-Ups/Pull-Ups: these stations should be unbroken sets and completed in less than 90 seconds. Scale as needed.

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Monday 09.02.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:
200m Run

Then, 2 Rounds:
5 Pull-Ups
10 Push-Ups
15 Squats

B) 2 Rounds:
10 Windmills
20 Sit-Ups
30 Second Plank in a push-up

Strength

Bench Press
4 reps @ RPE 6
4 reps @ RPE 7
4 reps @ RPE 8×2

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 4 repetitions with every weight jump.

Bench Press: lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

“EMOMDAY”

Every 4 Minutesx4 rounds:

400m Run
20 Hand Release Push-Ups
10 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups

Workout Tip

Run: the run should not take more than 2 minutes to complete.
Push-Ups/Pull-Ups: these stations should be unbroken sets and completed in less than 90 seconds. Scale as needed.

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Wednesday 08.28.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

1 Minute Row
1 Minute Plank
1 Minute Rest

B) 2 Rounds:

12 Hand-Release Push-Ups
12 Windmills
6 Toes-to-Bar

Strength

Bench Press

6 reps @ RPE 6
6 reps @ RPE 7
6 reps @ RPE 8×2 sets

Strength Tip

Int this set, we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 6 for 2 sets of 6 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

Capacity:

Alternate FULL Rounds with a partner.

2 Rounds:

800m Row
8 Handstand Push-Ups

4 Rounds:

400M Row
4 Handstand Push-Ups

6 Rounds:

200M Row
2 Handstand Push-Ups

Workout Tip

Note:
RX+ Athletes should do strict unbroken sets.
If no partner, rest work, 1:1

Each athlete will complete one full round while the second athlete will rest. Handstand push-ups should be completed in unbroken sets! Scale repetitions as needed. You may also scale to Hand release push-ups if appropriate!

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Wednesday 08.28.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

1 Minute Row
1 Minute Plank
1 Minute Rest

B) 2 Rounds:

12 Hand-Release Push-Ups
12 Windmills
6 Toes-to-Bar

Strength

Bench Press

6 reps @ RPE 6
6 reps @ RPE 7
6 reps @ RPE 8×2 sets

Strength Tip

Int this set, we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 6 for 2 sets of 6 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

Capacity:

Alternate FULL Rounds with a partner.

2 Rounds:

800m Row
8 Handstand Push-Ups

4 Rounds:

400M Row
4 Handstand Push-Ups

6 Rounds:

200M Row
2 Handstand Push-Ups

Workout Tip

Note:
RX+ Athletes should do strict unbroken sets.
If no partner, rest work, 1:1

Each athlete will complete one full round while the second athlete will rest. Handstand push-ups should be completed in unbroken sets! Scale repetitions as needed. You may also scale to Hand release push-ups if appropriate!

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Thursday 08.22.19

Warm-Up

A) 5 Rounds 20 seconds / 10 seconds off:

Bike at RPE 9

B) 4 Rounds:

4 Hand Release Push-Ups
8 Dumbbell Snatches, 35#/25#
8 Step-Ups on high box

Strength

Bench Press

6 reps @ RPE 6
6 reps @ RPE 7
6 reps @ RPE 8×2 sets

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 6 for 2 sets of 6 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

Capacity
EMOM x 15

Minute 1:
10 Hand Release Push-Ups
1 Rope Climb

Minute 2:
10 High Burpee Box Jumps 30″/24″

Minute 3:
10 Calorie Bike

Workout Tip

Each Minute should not take more than 45 seconds to complete. Scale as needed.
Burpee Box Jumps: Make sure to choose a height that is safe under fatigue.

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Saturday 08.17.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:
12 Step-Ups on a box
12 Strict Press, with an empty bar
12 Calorie Row

B) 3 Rounds:

60 Second Plank
30 Singles
15 Double-Unders

Strength

Bench Press

8 reps @ RPE 6
8 reps @ RPE 7
8 reps @ RPE 8

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 8 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

EMOMx20:

30 seconds Double-Unders
30 seconds Handstand Push-Ups
30 seconds Box Jumps
30 seconds Push-Ups

Workout Tip

Alternate each round between stations until 20 minutes is complete.

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Thursday 08.22.19

Warm-Up

A) 5 Rounds 20 seconds / 10 seconds off:

Bike at RPE 9

B) 4 Rounds:

4 Hand Release Push-Ups
8 Dumbbell Snatches, 35#/25#
8 Step-Ups on high box

Strength

Bench Press

6 reps @ RPE 6
6 reps @ RPE 7
6 reps @ RPE 8×2 sets

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 6 for 2 sets of 6 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

Capacity
EMOM x 15

Minute 1:
10 Hand Release Push-Ups
1 Rope Climb

Minute 2:
10 High Burpee Box Jumps 30″/24″

Minute 3:
10 Calorie Bike

Workout Tip

Each Minute should not take more than 45 seconds to complete. Scale as needed.
Burpee Box Jumps: Make sure to choose a height that is safe under fatigue.

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Saturday 08.17.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:
12 Step-Ups on a box
12 Strict Press, with an empty bar
12 Calorie Row

B) 3 Rounds:

60 Second Plank
30 Singles
15 Double-Unders

Strength

Bench Press

8 reps @ RPE 6
8 reps @ RPE 7
8 reps @ RPE 8

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 2 sets of 8 repetitions with every weight jump.

Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

EMOMx20:

30 seconds Double-Unders
30 seconds Handstand Push-Ups
30 seconds Box Jumps
30 seconds Push-Ups

Workout Tip

Alternate each round between stations until 20 minutes is complete.

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Tuesday 08.06.19

Warm-Up

A) Every Minute on the Minute x 8 minutes:

Odd:
10 Push Press with an empty bar + 10 Air Squats
Even:
10 Step-Ups on a Box + 10 Ring Rows

B) 2 Rounds:

150m Row
– Rest 60 Seconds
10 Overhead Squats with a PVC pipe
10 Knee Raises
– Rest 60 Seconds

Strength

Bench Press

8 reps @ RPE 6
8 reps @ RPE 7
8 reps @ RPE 8

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 1 set of 8 repetitions with every weight jump. Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

For Time:

15-12-9-6-3
Shoulder-to-Overhead 135##/95#
Burpee Box Overs 24#/20#

2-2-2-2-2
Rope Climbs

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.
Shoulder-to-Overhead: you may push press, push jerk, power jerk, or even split jerk for this station. Choose a weight that you can do for multiple repetitions.

Burpee Box Jump: each round will have the same repetitions as the shoulder to overhead station

Rope Climb: this station should not take you more than 1 minute to complete each round. If rope climbs are challenging for you, scale to one repetition. If further scaling is needed, scale to 3-6 pull-ups.

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Tuesday 08.06.19

Warm-Up

A) Every Minute on the Minute x 8 minutes:

Odd:
10 Push Press with an empty bar + 10 Air Squats
Even:
10 Step-Ups on a Box + 10 Ring Rows

B) 2 Rounds:

150m Row
– Rest 60 Seconds
10 Overhead Squats with a PVC pipe
10 Knee Raises
– Rest 60 Seconds

Strength

Bench Press

8 reps @ RPE 6
8 reps @ RPE 7
8 reps @ RPE 8

Strength Tip

Here we are using the RPE chart to regulate the training intensity. The chart ranges from 1-10, with 1 being absolutely no effort, and 10 being a maximum effort.

Objective: build to an RPE of 8 for 1 set of 8 repetitions with every weight jump. Lay on a bench, with your eyes level with the barbell overhead. Grab an even grip slightly outside of your shoulders. The bar should be in the heel of your palm. Squeeze your shoulder blades together, and plant your feet into the ground. Take the bar off the rack. Bring the bar down slowly (3-second descent) to your chest and repeat as needed.

Workout

For Time:

15-12-9-6-3
Shoulder-to-Overhead 135##/95#
Burpee Box Overs 24#/20#

2-2-2-2-2
Rope Climbs

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.
Shoulder-to-Overhead: you may push press, push jerk, power jerk, or even split jerk for this station. Choose a weight that you can do for multiple repetitions.

Burpee Box Jump: each round will have the same repetitions as the shoulder to overhead station

Rope Climb: this station should not take you more than 1 minute to complete each round. If rope climbs are challenging for you, scale to one repetition. If further scaling is needed, scale to 3-6 pull-ups.

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