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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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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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Friday 01.11.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups
10 Ring Rows

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Snatches, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Overhead Squats
– Rest 30 seconds
10 Calorie Row
– Rest 30 seconds

Strength

EMOM x 10

1 Power Snatch From Floor
1 Overhead 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 Snatch with good mechanics. After every 2 perfect rounds, add load to the bar.

Strength Tip

If your technique is not there yet with the snatch, 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 overhead squat position with the hip crease above parallel. Stand all the way up until hips and knees are extended, then descend into an overhead squat.

Workout

15 Minute AMRAP:

20 Box Jumps 24”/20”
20 Calorie Row
20 Dumbbell Snatches

RX+:70#/50#
RX: 50#/35#
AX: 35#/25#

Workout Tip

Box Jumps: choose a height you feel jumping to, even with some leg fatigue.

Dumbbell Snatches: you should be able to complete sets of 20 snatches in less than 90 seconds. Alternate every 5 repetitions.

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Friday 01.11.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups
10 Ring Rows

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Snatches, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Overhead Squats
– Rest 30 seconds
10 Calorie Row
– Rest 30 seconds

Strength

EMOM x 10

1 Power Snatch From Floor
1 Overhead 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 Snatch with good mechanics. After every 2 perfect rounds, add load to the bar.

Strength Tip

If your technique is not there yet with the snatch, 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 overhead squat position with the hip crease above parallel. Stand all the way up until hips and knees are extended, then descend into an overhead squat.

Workout

15 Minute AMRAP:

20 Box Jumps 24”/20”
20 Calorie Row
20 Dumbbell Snatches

RX+:70#/50#
RX: 50#/35#
AX: 35#/25#

Workout Tip

Box Jumps: choose a height you feel jumping to, even with some leg fatigue.

Dumbbell Snatches: you should be able to complete sets of 20 snatches in less than 90 seconds. Alternate every 5 repetitions.

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Friday 01.04.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

12 Calorie Row
12 Lunges
12 Push-Ups

B) EMOM x 6 minutes:

Odd Minutes:

8 Shoulder Rolls
4 Burpees

Even Minutes:

8 Strict Press with an empty bar
4 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Press
4 sets x 10 reps

B.
Bent Over Row
4 sets x 10 reps

Strength Tip

Set up 2 bars. You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 10 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 10 Strict Press followed by 10 Bent Over Rows. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes.

Workout

12 Minute Ladder:

3 Handstand Push-Ups
3 Toes-to-Bar
3 Box Overs 20″/24″
3 Handstand Push-Ups
6 Toes-to-Bar
6 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
9 Toes-to-Bar
9 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
12 Toes-to-Bar
12 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
…etc until the time is up

Workout Tip

Handstand Push-Ups: you may scale to dumbbell strict press if handstand push-ups are too challenging.

Toes to Bar: you may scale to knees to elbows with the same rep schemes or you may double the repetitions and perform knees to elbows or knee raises.

Box Overs: step ups are acceptable.

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Friday 01.04.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

12 Calorie Row
12 Lunges
12 Push-Ups

B) EMOM x 6 minutes:

Odd Minutes:

8 Shoulder Rolls
4 Burpees

Even Minutes:

8 Strict Press with an empty bar
4 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Press
4 sets x 10 reps

B.
Bent Over Row
4 sets x 10 reps

Strength Tip

Set up 2 bars. You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 10 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 10 Strict Press followed by 10 Bent Over Rows. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes.

Workout

12 Minute Ladder:

3 Handstand Push-Ups
3 Toes-to-Bar
3 Box Overs 20″/24″
3 Handstand Push-Ups
6 Toes-to-Bar
6 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
9 Toes-to-Bar
9 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
12 Toes-to-Bar
12 Box Overs
3 Handstand Push-Ups
…etc until the time is up

Workout Tip

Handstand Push-Ups: you may scale to dumbbell strict press if handstand push-ups are too challenging.

Toes to Bar: you may scale to knees to elbows with the same rep schemes or you may double the repetitions and perform knees to elbows or knee raises.

Box Overs: step ups are acceptable.

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Sunday 12.30.18

Warm-Up

A) 12-12-12-12:

Knee Raises
Air Squat

6-6-6-6:

Strict Chin-Up

B) 3 Rounds in order:

20 seconds On 10 seconds Off:

Dumbbell Push Press
Step Ups, 24” Box
Row, at a moderate pace

1 Round = all 3 movements completed including rest

Workout

A) 10 min AMRAP:

10/7 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
2 Rope Climbs
3 Minute Rest

B) 10 min AMRAP:

20 Calorie Row
10 Burpees
3 Minute Rest

C) 10 min AMRAP:
400m Run
10 Dumbbell Hang Squat Cleans, 50#/35#

Workout Tip

Handstand Push-Ups/Rope Climbs: you should choose the most difficult scale of these movements. If you can rope climb, go legless, if you can handstand push up, perform them strict.

Dumbbell Hang Squat Clean: you should choose a load that you can complete all 10 repetitions in 1 set. Scale load as needed.

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Sunday 12.30.18

Warm-Up

A) 12-12-12-12:

Knee Raises
Air Squat

6-6-6-6:

Strict Chin-Up

B) 3 Rounds in order:

20 seconds On 10 seconds Off:

Dumbbell Push Press
Step Ups, 24” Box
Row, at a moderate pace

1 Round = all 3 movements completed including rest

Workout

A) 10 min AMRAP:

10/7 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
2 Rope Climbs
3 Minute Rest

B) 10 min AMRAP:

20 Calorie Row
10 Burpees
3 Minute Rest

C) 10 min AMRAP:
400m Run
10 Dumbbell Hang Squat Cleans, 50#/35#

Workout Tip

Handstand Push-Ups/Rope Climbs: you should choose the most difficult scale of these movements. If you can rope climb, go legless, if you can handstand push up, perform them strict.

Dumbbell Hang Squat Clean: you should choose a load that you can complete all 10 repetitions in 1 set. Scale load as needed.

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Monday 12.24.18

Warm-Up

A) 16-12-8 of:

Assault Bike Calories
Burpee Step Up, 24”/20”
Knee Raises

B) 2 Rounds:

4 Hang Power Cleans
4 Front Squats
4 Strict Press
4 Lunges, with the bar in the front rack

– After 1 round add some weight for the second round.

Workout

“12 Days of Christmas”

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
4 Shoulder to Overhead
5 Box Jumps, 24”/20”
6 Dips
7 Pull-Ups
8 Lunges, with no weight
9 Wall Balls, 20#14#
10 Kettlebell Swings, 53#/35#
11 GHD Sit-Ups
12 Burpees

AX: 75#/55#.
RX:95#/25#.
RX+: 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.

It’s like the 12 Days of Christmas Song! 🙂

Example:

1 Deadlift
Then:
1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans

Then:

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats

Then:

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
4 Shoulder to Overhead

etc.

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Sunday 12.23.18

Warm-Up

A) 10-10-10-10:

V-Ups
Air Squat

5-5-5-5:

Strict Chin-Up
Ring Push-Ups

B) 3 Rounds in order:

20 seconds on/10 seconds off:

Hang Power Snatch, with an empty bar
Step Ups, 24” Box
Single-Unders

1 Round = all 3 movements completed including rest

Workout

Capacity:

00:00- 10:00
4 Rounds:

4/2 Muscle-Ups
8 Toes-to-Bar
12 Wall Balls, 20/14

10:00-20:00
1 Round:

150 Double-Unders
30 Dumbbell Snatches, 50/35#
30 Calorie Row

20:00- 30:00
2 Rounds:

200m Run
15 Box Jumps, 24/20
15 Deadlifts*

CX – 225#/155#
RX – 185#/135#

Workout Tip

Muscle-Up: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 60 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly. Scale movement to 3 strict dips and 3 strict pull-ups.

Toes-to-Bar: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 30 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly.

Wall Balls: you should complete the wall balls station unbroken.

Double-Under: you should be able to complete all 150 reps in no more than three minutes total. Scale repetitions accordingly.

Dumbbell Snatch: you should be able to complete these unbroken.

Deadlift: you should complete the station in 3 sets. This station should not take more than 75 seconds.

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Monday 12.24.18

Warm-Up

A) 16-12-8 of:

Assault Bike Calories
Burpee Step Up, 24”/20”
Knee Raises

B) 2 Rounds:

4 Hang Power Cleans
4 Front Squats
4 Strict Press
4 Lunges, with the bar in the front rack

– After 1 round add some weight for the second round.

Workout

“12 Days of Christmas”

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
4 Shoulder to Overhead
5 Box Jumps, 24”/20”
6 Dips
7 Pull-Ups
8 Lunges, with no weight
9 Wall Balls, 20#14#
10 Kettlebell Swings, 53#/35#
11 GHD Sit-Ups
12 Burpees

AX: 75#/55#.
RX:95#/25#.
RX+: 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.

It’s like the 12 Days of Christmas Song! 🙂

Example:

1 Deadlift
Then:
1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans

Then:

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats

Then:

1 Deadlift
2 Hang Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
4 Shoulder to Overhead

etc.

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Sunday 12.23.18

Warm-Up

A) 10-10-10-10:

V-Ups
Air Squat

5-5-5-5:

Strict Chin-Up
Ring Push-Ups

B) 3 Rounds in order:

20 seconds on/10 seconds off:

Hang Power Snatch, with an empty bar
Step Ups, 24” Box
Single-Unders

1 Round = all 3 movements completed including rest

Workout

Capacity:

00:00- 10:00
4 Rounds:

4/2 Muscle-Ups
8 Toes-to-Bar
12 Wall Balls, 20/14

10:00-20:00
1 Round:

150 Double-Unders
30 Dumbbell Snatches, 50/35#
30 Calorie Row

20:00- 30:00
2 Rounds:

200m Run
15 Box Jumps, 24/20
15 Deadlifts*

CX – 225#/155#
RX – 185#/135#

Workout Tip

Muscle-Up: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 60 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly. Scale movement to 3 strict dips and 3 strict pull-ups.

Toes-to-Bar: you should be able to complete each round in no more than 30 seconds. Scale repetitions accordingly.

Wall Balls: you should complete the wall balls station unbroken.

Double-Under: you should be able to complete all 150 reps in no more than three minutes total. Scale repetitions accordingly.

Dumbbell Snatch: you should be able to complete these unbroken.

Deadlift: you should complete the station in 3 sets. This station should not take more than 75 seconds.

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