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Friday 01.18.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

40 Single Unders
20 Double-Unders
10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
10m Broad Jumps

B) For Quality not for time, 12-10-8 reps with an empty bar:

Hang Power Cleans
Front Squats
Strict Press

Strength

EMOM x 12 min
1 Power Clean From Floor
1 Front Squat

Objective: start with between 65-70% 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 every 2 perfect rounds, 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 2 minutes for 8 rounds
(alternate between station A and B)

A.
4 Deadlifts
4 Hang Power Cleans*
4 Front Squats
40 Double-Unders

B.
400M Run

RX+:155#/105#
RX: 135#/95#
AX: 95#/65#

Workout Tip

Barbell Movements: you should complete each segment of the barbell complex unbroken, scale the load as needed to move quickly through the complex.

Run: the run should not take you more than 90 seconds to complete, scale to 200m if needed.

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Thursday 01.17.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds of:

200m Row
– Rest 30 Seconds
200m Run
– Rest 30 Seconds

B) 20-16-12-8:

Abmat Sit-Up

10-8-6-4:

Front Squat, with an empty bar

Strength

Back Squat

6 sets x 3 reps

Strength Tip

Build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving one good reps in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth. This is the second week of 3s, track your progress.

Workout

10 Rounds For Time:

5 Thrusters*
5 Toes-to-Bar
5 Burpees

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.

All movements should be unbroken! Scale load as needed.

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Friday 01.18.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

40 Single Unders
20 Double-Unders
10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
10m Broad Jumps

B) For Quality not for time, 12-10-8 reps with an empty bar:

Hang Power Cleans
Front Squats
Strict Press

Strength

EMOM x 12 min
1 Power Clean From Floor
1 Front Squat

Objective: start with between 65-70% 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 every 2 perfect rounds, 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 2 minutes for 8 rounds
(alternate between station A and B)

A.
4 Deadlifts
4 Hang Power Cleans*
4 Front Squats
40 Double-Unders

B.
400M Run

RX+:155#/105#
RX: 135#/95#
AX: 95#/65#

Workout Tip

Barbell Movements: you should complete each segment of the barbell complex unbroken, scale the load as needed to move quickly through the complex.

Run: the run should not take you more than 90 seconds to complete, scale to 200m if needed.

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Thursday 01.17.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds of:

200m Row
– Rest 30 Seconds
200m Run
– Rest 30 Seconds

B) 20-16-12-8:

Abmat Sit-Up

10-8-6-4:

Front Squat, with an empty bar

Strength

Back Squat

6 sets x 3 reps

Strength Tip

Build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving one good reps in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth. This is the second week of 3s, track your progress.

Workout

10 Rounds For Time:

5 Thrusters*
5 Toes-to-Bar
5 Burpees

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.

All movements should be unbroken! Scale load as needed.

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Thursday 01.10.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

40 Single-Unders
20 Wall Balls, 20#/14#
10 Broad Jumps

B) For quality, not for time:

15-12-9 reps of:

Dumbbell Power Cleans, 35#/25#
Dumbbell Front Squats, 35#/25#

9-9-9:

Toes-to-Bar

Strength

EMOM x 10:

1 Power Clean From Floor
1 Front Squat

Objective: start with between 65-70% 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 every 2 perfect rounds, 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

4 Minute AMRAP:

40 Double-Unders
4 Hang Power Snatches, 115#/75#
4 Burpees Over Bar

– Rest 90 seconds and repeat the AMRAP for 3 rounds

RX+:135#/95#
RX: 115#/755#
AX: 35#/25#

Workout Tip

Double Unders: you should complete all 40 double-unders in 60 seconds or less, scale repetitions as needed.

Hang Power Snatches: you should be able to complete all 4 repetitions unbroken.

Note: when your time is completed, start back off where you left off.

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Thursday 01.10.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

40 Single-Unders
20 Wall Balls, 20#/14#
10 Broad Jumps

B) For quality, not for time:

15-12-9 reps of:

Dumbbell Power Cleans, 35#/25#
Dumbbell Front Squats, 35#/25#

9-9-9:

Toes-to-Bar

Strength

EMOM x 10:

1 Power Clean From Floor
1 Front Squat

Objective: start with between 65-70% 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 every 2 perfect rounds, 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

4 Minute AMRAP:

40 Double-Unders
4 Hang Power Snatches, 115#/75#
4 Burpees Over Bar

– Rest 90 seconds and repeat the AMRAP for 3 rounds

RX+:135#/95#
RX: 115#/755#
AX: 35#/25#

Workout Tip

Double Unders: you should complete all 40 double-unders in 60 seconds or less, scale repetitions as needed.

Hang Power Snatches: you should be able to complete all 4 repetitions unbroken.

Note: when your time is completed, start back off where you left off.

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Saturday 01.05.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

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

B) 9-6-3 reps of:

Muscle Clean, below knees

200m-200m-200m:

Run

Strength

4 sets each:

1 Clean High Pull
2 Power Clean
3 Front Squats

Note: if you have an established 1RM full Clean, you should work between 65%-70%. If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power clean for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our Olympic lifts. (Compare to 12/28)

Strength Tip

Clean High Pull: from the ground, pull the bar into your upper thigh and drive your elbows up as your hips and legs extend in a dynamic fashion.

Power Clean: you should have the weight in the middle of the foot, and keep your back straight while keeping your shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease above parallel.

Workout

750m Row
25 Ball Slams
– Rest 3 minutes
500m Row
25 Ball Slams
– Rest 2 Minutes
250m Row
25 Ball Slams

Workout Tip

Row: you should push the rowing stations each round, knowing you will receive rest at the end of the row!

Ball Slam: choose a weight that is moderate to light, and complete in 2 sets or less.

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Thursday 01.03.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 Rounds of:

250m Row
Rest 30 seconds

B) 20-15-10-5:

Ab Mat Sit-Up
100m Run after every round of sit-ups

Strength

Paused Front Squats
6 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

Build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving two good reps in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth. The pause is a full three count in the bottom. Don’t relax into the bottom of the squat, but maintain tension throughout the complete range of motion. (compare to 12/26)

Workout

4 Rounds for Time:

20 Walking Lunges, with an empty bar
20 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups

AX:45#/35#
RX:75#/25#.
RX+:95#/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.

Lunges: should not take you more than 90 seconds. Scale load accordingly.

Chest-to-Bar: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 90 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly. Scale movement to jumping chest-to-bar pull-ups or kipping pull-ups.

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Saturday 01.05.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

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

B) 9-6-3 reps of:

Muscle Clean, below knees

200m-200m-200m:

Run

Strength

4 sets each:

1 Clean High Pull
2 Power Clean
3 Front Squats

Note: if you have an established 1RM full Clean, you should work between 65%-70%. If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power clean for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our Olympic lifts. (Compare to 12/28)

Strength Tip

Clean High Pull: from the ground, pull the bar into your upper thigh and drive your elbows up as your hips and legs extend in a dynamic fashion.

Power Clean: you should have the weight in the middle of the foot, and keep your back straight while keeping your shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease above parallel.

Workout

750m Row
25 Ball Slams
– Rest 3 minutes
500m Row
25 Ball Slams
– Rest 2 Minutes
250m Row
25 Ball Slams

Workout Tip

Row: you should push the rowing stations each round, knowing you will receive rest at the end of the row!

Ball Slam: choose a weight that is moderate to light, and complete in 2 sets or less.

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Thursday 01.03.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 Rounds of:

250m Row
Rest 30 seconds

B) 20-15-10-5:

Ab Mat Sit-Up
100m Run after every round of sit-ups

Strength

Paused Front Squats
6 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

Build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving two good reps in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth. The pause is a full three count in the bottom. Don’t relax into the bottom of the squat, but maintain tension throughout the complete range of motion. (compare to 12/26)

Workout

4 Rounds for Time:

20 Walking Lunges, with an empty bar
20 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups

AX:45#/35#
RX:75#/25#.
RX+:95#/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.

Lunges: should not take you more than 90 seconds. Scale load accordingly.

Chest-to-Bar: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 90 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly. Scale movement to jumping chest-to-bar pull-ups or kipping pull-ups.

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Friday 12.28.18

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Wall Balls
10 Cal Bike
20 Sit-Ups

B) 1 Round:

9 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold
6 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold
3 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold

Strength

4 sets each:

1 Clean High Pull
2 Power Clean
3 Front Squats

Note: if you have an established 1RM full Clean, you should work between 65%-70%. If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power clean for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our Olympic lifts. (Compare to 12/21)

Strength Tip

Clean High Pull: from the ground, pull the bar into your upper thigh and drive your elbows up as your hips and legs extend in a dynamic fashion.

Power Clean: you should have the weight in the middle of the foot, and keep your back straight while keeping your shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease above parallel.

Workout

Every 2 Minutes for 8 rounds:

Station 1:

10 Touch and Go Deadlifts*
20 Sit-Ups

Station 2:

20/16 Calorie Bike

AX: 135#/95#
RX: 185#/135#
RX+: 225#/155# + 15 GHD Sit Ups

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.

Deadlifts: you need to complete each set of deadlifts in unbroken sets. Scale the load as needed.

Sit Ups/GHD: you need to complete each set in 45 seconds or less, scale the movement that is appropriate for you.

Cal: you must have at least 20-30 seconds of rest. Scale the calories as needed.

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Friday 12.28.18

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Wall Balls
10 Cal Bike
20 Sit-Ups

B) 1 Round:

9 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold
6 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold
3 Thrusters, with an Empty Bar
30 seconds Plank Hold

Strength

4 sets each:

1 Clean High Pull
2 Power Clean
3 Front Squats

Note: if you have an established 1RM full Clean, you should work between 65%-70%. If you do not have an established 1RM, you should work with a weight which you can power clean for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our Olympic lifts. (Compare to 12/21)

Strength Tip

Clean High Pull: from the ground, pull the bar into your upper thigh and drive your elbows up as your hips and legs extend in a dynamic fashion.

Power Clean: you should have the weight in the middle of the foot, and keep your back straight while keeping your shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease above parallel.

Workout

Every 2 Minutes for 8 rounds:

Station 1:

10 Touch and Go Deadlifts*
20 Sit-Ups

Station 2:

20/16 Calorie Bike

AX: 135#/95#
RX: 185#/135#
RX+: 225#/155# + 15 GHD Sit Ups

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.

Deadlifts: you need to complete each set of deadlifts in unbroken sets. Scale the load as needed.

Sit Ups/GHD: you need to complete each set in 45 seconds or less, scale the movement that is appropriate for you.

Cal: you must have at least 20-30 seconds of rest. Scale the calories as needed.

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