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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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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 01.10.19

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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Tuesday 01.08.19

Warm-Up

A) Buy-in:

15 Calorie Rows
30 Double-Unders
45 Single-Unders

3 Rounds of:

12 Kettlebell Swings, 53#/35#
9 Box Jump, 20”/20”
6 Strict Pull-Ups

Buy Out:

15 Calorie Rows
30 Double-Unders
45 Single-Unders

Strength

Deadlift

5 sets x 3 reps

Note: build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving one good rep in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth.

Strength Tip

Feet are in the athletic position, hip-width apart. Load your hamstrings before you engage the first pull. Athletes will lift the bar one inch off the ground for a 1-second pause then continue to lift the bar through the whole range of motion of a deadlift. Once the bar passes your knee, extend your hips forward and keep pulling the bar close to your body.

Workout

In Teams of 2:

10 Rounds total. One partner completes the whole round, while the other partner rests.

12 Cal Row
9 Deadlifts, 135#/95#
6 Power Cleans, 135#/95#
3 Push Jerks, 135#/95#

Workout Tip

Each Round should not take you more than 2 minutes to complete. Scale the number of calories and the weight on the bar to make this happen.

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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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Tuesday 01.08.19

Warm-Up

A) Buy-in:

15 Calorie Rows
30 Double-Unders
45 Single-Unders

3 Rounds of:

12 Kettlebell Swings, 53#/35#
9 Box Jump, 20”/20”
6 Strict Pull-Ups

Buy Out:

15 Calorie Rows
30 Double-Unders
45 Single-Unders

Strength

Deadlift

5 sets x 3 reps

Note: build over the first four sets. The fourth set should be tough but submaximal, leaving one good rep in the tank. The fifth/sixth set is 10% lighter than the fourth.

Strength Tip

Feet are in the athletic position, hip-width apart. Load your hamstrings before you engage the first pull. Athletes will lift the bar one inch off the ground for a 1-second pause then continue to lift the bar through the whole range of motion of a deadlift. Once the bar passes your knee, extend your hips forward and keep pulling the bar close to your body.

Workout

In Teams of 2:

10 Rounds total. One partner completes the whole round, while the other partner rests.

12 Cal Row
9 Deadlifts, 135#/95#
6 Power Cleans, 135#/95#
3 Push Jerks, 135#/95#

Workout Tip

Each Round should not take you more than 2 minutes to complete. Scale the number of calories and the weight on the bar to make this happen.

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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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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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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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Monday 12.17.18

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

200m Run
15 Air Squats
10 Shoulder Rolls
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 6-4-2:

Muscle Snatch
Overhead Squats

12-8-4:

Toes-to-Bar
Sit-Ups

Strength

3 sets each:

1 Snatch High Pull
2 Power Snatches
3 Overhead Squats

Note: athletes with an established 1RM full snatch should work between 65%-70%. Athletes without an established 1RM should work with a weight which they could power snatch for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our olympic lifts.

Strength Tip

Snatch High Pull: pull the bar to the hip in a dynamic fashion and as your hips and legs extend, pull the bar into your hip and drive your elbows up.

Power Snatch: athlete’s weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease of the athlete above parallel.

Workout

“EMOMDAY”

Every 2 Minutes x 8 rounds:

Station 1:

5 Touch and Go Power Cleans,
10 Burpees Over the Bar

Station 2:

200m Run

AX:115#/75#
RX:135#/95#.
RX+:185#/135#

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.

Power Clean: athletes should be able to complete movement in quick singles. This station should not take more than 50 seconds. (10 seconds per rep)

Run: scale distance to keep rest times to 45-60 seconds.

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Monday 12.17.18

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

200m Run
15 Air Squats
10 Shoulder Rolls
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 6-4-2:

Muscle Snatch
Overhead Squats

12-8-4:

Toes-to-Bar
Sit-Ups

Strength

3 sets each:

1 Snatch High Pull
2 Power Snatches
3 Overhead Squats

Note: athletes with an established 1RM full snatch should work between 65%-70%. Athletes without an established 1RM should work with a weight which they could power snatch for a double with good mechanics. We are going to work on complexes for the next 4 weeks with our olympic lifts.

Strength Tip

Snatch High Pull: pull the bar to the hip in a dynamic fashion and as your hips and legs extend, pull the bar into your hip and drive your elbows up.

Power Snatch: athlete’s weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the “Power Position” squat position with the hip crease of the athlete above parallel.

Workout

“EMOMDAY”

Every 2 Minutes x 8 rounds:

Station 1:

5 Touch and Go Power Cleans,
10 Burpees Over the Bar

Station 2:

200m Run

AX:115#/75#
RX:135#/95#.
RX+:185#/135#

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.

Power Clean: athletes should be able to complete movement in quick singles. This station should not take more than 50 seconds. (10 seconds per rep)

Run: scale distance to keep rest times to 45-60 seconds.

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