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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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Saturday 04.27.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

12 Calorie Row
12 Lunges
12 Push-Ups

B) 2 Rounds:

16 Push Press, with an empty bar
16 Sit-Ups
16 Ring Rows

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes

A.
Push Press
8-8-8-8-8

B.
Strict Pull-Up
8-8-8-8-8

Note: you should build to a weight that is challenging for the push press, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 8 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 8 push press followed by 8 strict pull-ups. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes.

Workout

Capacity

12 Minutes AMRAP:

200m Run
10 Bench Press
5 High Box Jumps

AX: 95#/65#
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.

Bench Press: choose a weight that you can complete in 2 sets or less, scale load as needed.

Box Jumps: choose a height that is slightly out of your comfort zone. If you always jump on a 16in box, make today the day that you jump on a 20in box. If you always jump on a 24” box, jump on a 30-inch box. Take your time on this station.

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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 03.25.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 rounds of:

12 Strict Dumbbell Press, 20lb/10lb
6 Push-Ups
Rest 30 sec
6 Box Jump, 30”/24”
30m Sprint
Rest 60 sec (walk back to dumbbells)

B) 2 Rounds:

14 Second Handstand Hold
14 Second Bar Hang

Strength

Bench Press

Heavy 5
Then 2 sets x 5 reps at 90% of heaviest 5 rep.

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep bench. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 5 repetitions.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every 3 minutes x 5 rounds:

30 Double-Unders
20 Calorie Row
10 Back Rack Lunges

AX: 45#/35#.
RX: 75#/55#.
RX+: 95#/65#

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.

In each 3 minute station, you should have some rest.

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Monday 03.25.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 rounds of:

12 Strict Dumbbell Press, 20lb/10lb
6 Push-Ups
Rest 30 sec
6 Box Jump, 30”/24”
30m Sprint
Rest 60 sec (walk back to dumbbells)

B) 2 Rounds:

14 Second Handstand Hold
14 Second Bar Hang

Strength

Bench Press

Heavy 5
Then 2 sets x 5 reps at 90% of heaviest 5 rep.

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep bench. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 5 repetitions.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every 3 minutes x 5 rounds:

30 Double-Unders
20 Calorie Row
10 Back Rack Lunges

AX: 45#/35#.
RX: 75#/55#.
RX+: 95#/65#

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.

In each 3 minute station, you should have some rest.

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Wednesday 03.13.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 rounds of:

12 Strict Dumbbell Press 20lb/10lb
6 Push-Ups
Rest 30 sec
6 Box Jump 30”/24”
30m Sprint
Rest60 sec (walk back to dumbbells)

B) 2 Rounds:

14 Second Handstand Hold
14 Second Bar Hang

Strength

Bench Press

Heavy 5
Then 1×5 at 90% of heaviest 5 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep bench. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 5 repetition.

Workout

Capacity

3 Rounds of:

30 Second Max Calories:
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Ball Slam
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Push Ups
30 Second Rest
30 Second GHD Sit-Ups
30 Second

Workout Tip

Each 30-sec station should be at max effort. Rest shall come. Scale movements or loads to continue to work the whole duration of the 30-sec max set.

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Wednesday 03.13.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 rounds of:

12 Strict Dumbbell Press 20lb/10lb
6 Push-Ups
Rest 30 sec
6 Box Jump 30”/24”
30m Sprint
Rest60 sec (walk back to dumbbells)

B) 2 Rounds:

14 Second Handstand Hold
14 Second Bar Hang

Strength

Bench Press

Heavy 5
Then 1×5 at 90% of heaviest 5 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep bench. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 5 repetition.

Workout

Capacity

3 Rounds of:

30 Second Max Calories:
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Ball Slam
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Push Ups
30 Second Rest
30 Second GHD Sit-Ups
30 Second

Workout Tip

Each 30-sec station should be at max effort. Rest shall come. Scale movements or loads to continue to work the whole duration of the 30-sec max set.

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Wednesday 02.27.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

40 sec Side Plank Hold R
20 sec rest
40 sec Side Plank Hold L
20 sec rest

B) 3 Rounds:

10 DB Press
10 Calorie Row
15 Ring Rows
15m Bear Crawl

Strength

Push Press

3 sets x 6 reps

Note: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 6 until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed. Last week of Push Press.

Workout

Capacity

4 Rounds:

10 Bench Press, 135#/95#
10 Sit-Ups

Then,
2 Rounds of:

20 Calorie Row
20 Sit-Ups

Then,
1 Round:

30 Burpees
30 Sit-Ups

RX+ – 155#/105#
RX- As is
AX – 95#/65#

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 be able to complete all repetitions of the bench press in 2 sets or less, scale load as needed.

Burpees: oh yeah! 30!

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Wednesday 02.27.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

40 sec Side Plank Hold R
20 sec rest
40 sec Side Plank Hold L
20 sec rest

B) 3 Rounds:

10 DB Press
10 Calorie Row
15 Ring Rows
15m Bear Crawl

Strength

Push Press

3 sets x 6 reps

Note: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 6 until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed. Last week of Push Press.

Workout

Capacity

4 Rounds:

10 Bench Press, 135#/95#
10 Sit-Ups

Then,
2 Rounds of:

20 Calorie Row
20 Sit-Ups

Then,
1 Round:

30 Burpees
30 Sit-Ups

RX+ – 155#/105#
RX- As is
AX – 95#/65#

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 be able to complete all repetitions of the bench press in 2 sets or less, scale load as needed.

Burpees: oh yeah! 30!

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Saturday 02.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 12-9-6:

Windmill, with a light kettlebell
Wall Balls, 10#/8#

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Cleans, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Power Cleans, below the knee with an empty bar
– Rest 30 Seconds
10 Calorie Row
– Rest 30 Seconds

Strength

Power Cleans, Unbroken
2 sets x 4 reps

Objective: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 8 until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed. Rest 3 Minutes in between sets.

Strength Tip

Start with an empty bar at mid-shin, and complete 4 Power Cleans without letting go of the bar. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the front 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

Capacity

For Time:

40-40-40-40
Double-Unders

20-15-10-5
Bench Press

RX+:135#/95#
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.

Bench Press: should be completed in 4 sets or less each round. Scale load as needed.

Double-Unders: you should complete the double-unders in 60 or less, scale as needed.

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Saturday 02.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 12-9-6:

Windmill, with a light kettlebell
Wall Balls, 10#/8#

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Cleans, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Power Cleans, below the knee with an empty bar
– Rest 30 Seconds
10 Calorie Row
– Rest 30 Seconds

Strength

Power Cleans, Unbroken
2 sets x 4 reps

Objective: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 8 until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed. Rest 3 Minutes in between sets.

Strength Tip

Start with an empty bar at mid-shin, and complete 4 Power Cleans without letting go of the bar. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the front 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

Capacity

For Time:

40-40-40-40
Double-Unders

20-15-10-5
Bench Press

RX+:135#/95#
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.

Bench Press: should be completed in 4 sets or less each round. Scale load as needed.

Double-Unders: you should complete the double-unders in 60 or less, scale as needed.

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Wednesday 01.16.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups, 24”/24”
5 Push-Ups

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Walking lunges
10 Dumbbell Press
10 Ring Rows

Strength

2 sets:

1 Push Press
1 Split Jerk

Strength Tip

If you do have an established 1RM Push Press, you should work between 65%-70%. If you do not have an established 1RM Push Press, you should work with a weight which you can comfortably push press and jerk with good mechanics.

Workout

8 Minute AMRAP:

8 Bench Press, 135#95#
8 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
8 Box Jumps, 24”/20”

– Rest 2 Minutes

4 Minute AMRAP:

8 Bench Press, 135#95#
8 Chest 2 Bar Pull Ups
8 Box Jumps, 24”/20”

RX+:155#/105#
RX: 135#/95#
AX: 95#/66#

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 choose a weight that you can complete your sets of 8 in 2 sets or less. Scale the load as needed

Pull Ups: if pull-ups are challenging for you, scale the reps down so you can complete each set in 2 sets or less. Scale to pull-ups or ring rows.

Box Jumps: Each round of jumps should not take you more than 40 seconds to complete.

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