Trifecta Trifecta

Posts Tagged ‘Strict Pull-Up’

Saturday 01.19.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

12 Calorie Row
6 Burpee Box Jumps, 20”

B) 2 Rounds:

16 Push Press, with dumbbells
16 Ring Rows
16 Windmills, with a light kettlebell

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes.

A.
Strict Press

4 sets x 5 reps

B.
Strict Pull-Ups

4 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 5 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 5 Strict Press followed by 5 Strict Pull Ups. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes. If you can not perform pull-ups, perform 5 negative pull-ups.

Workout

Capacity

Each part 3 minutes on / 1 minute off:

A.
500m Row
Max Handstand Push-Ups

B.
500m Row
Max Rope Climbs

C.
500m Row
Max Knees-to-Elbows

Workout Tip

Row: if you can not row 500m under 2:00 Scale to 400m on the rower, You should have 1 minute of work after the row.

Handstand Push-Ups: scale to Dumbell press at a load that you can complete 10 repetitions each time you pick up the dumbbells.

Rope Climbs: if you do not have access to a rope or cannot perform rope climbs scale to strict ring rows or barbell rows.

Knees to elbows: scale to sit-ups if we can not complete knees to elbows

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Wednesday 01.23.19

Warm-Up

A) 1 Round:

400m Row
10m Bear Crawl
10m Crab Walk
400m Row

B) 3 rounds:

10 Dumbbell Power Cleans
5 Dumbbell Thrusters
5 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

Deadlift

6 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. This is the second week of 3s, track your progress.

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

17.2 Open Workout

12 min AMRAP

2 Rounds of:

50ft Walking Lunge, 50#/35#
16 Toes-to-Bar
8 DB Power Cleans, 50#/35#

Then,
2 Rounds of:

50ft Walking Lunge, 50#/35#
16 Bar Muscle-Ups
8 Dumbbell Power Cleans, 50#/35#

Etc., alternating between toes-to-bars and bar muscle-ups every 2 rounds.

Workout Tip

Lunges: should be unbroken, scale load as needed.
Toes-to-Bar: scale to Knee raises if toes-ti-bar are challenging for you.
Power Cleans: should be in unbroken sets, scale load as needed.
Bar Muscle-Ups: scale to chest-to-bar pull-ups.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Tuesday 01.22.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

10M High Knees
10M Butt Kicker
10M Bear Crawl
10 Overhead Squats

B) Every 3 Minutes x 3 rounds, with an empty barbell:

8 Muscle Snatches, above the knee
8 Overhead Squats
4 Snatches, above the knees
4 Strict Pull-Ups

Strength

EMOM x 12 min

1Power 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

4 Rounds, 90 seconds each:

8 Touch and Go Power Snatches*
8 Overhead Squats
Max Calorie Row/Bike

– 90 Second Rest after each round

AX: 75#/55#
RX: 95#/65#
RX+: 115#/75#

Workout Tip

Power Snatch: this is a ground-to-overhead movement. You should choose a weight that you can perform 8 touch-and-go movements unbroken.

Overhead Squats: you should choose a weight that you can perform 8 overhead squats unbroken.

Max Calories: you should push this station in the remainder of the time! You should have at least 60 seconds of max rowing. Compare splits.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Saturday 01.19.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

12 Calorie Row
6 Burpee Box Jumps, 20”

B) 2 Rounds:

16 Push Press, with dumbbells
16 Ring Rows
16 Windmills, with a light kettlebell

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes.

A.
Strict Press

4 sets x 5 reps

B.
Strict Pull-Ups

4 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 5 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 5 Strict Press followed by 5 Strict Pull Ups. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes. If you can not perform pull-ups, perform 5 negative pull-ups.

Workout

Capacity

Each part 3 minutes on / 1 minute off:

A.
500m Row
Max Handstand Push-Ups

B.
500m Row
Max Rope Climbs

C.
500m Row
Max Knees-to-Elbows

Workout Tip

Row: if you can not row 500m under 2:00 Scale to 400m on the rower, You should have 1 minute of work after the row.

Handstand Push-Ups: scale to Dumbell press at a load that you can complete 10 repetitions each time you pick up the dumbbells.

Rope Climbs: if you do not have access to a rope or cannot perform rope climbs scale to strict ring rows or barbell rows.

Knees to elbows: scale to sit-ups if we can not complete knees to elbows

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Saturday 01.12.19

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.
Strict Press
4 sets x 5 reps

B.
Strict Pull-Ups
4 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 5 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 5 Strict Press followed by 5 Strict Pull Ups. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes. If you can not perform pull-ups, perform 5 negative pull-ups.

Workout

Capacity

3 Rounds:

5 Ring Muscle-Ups
10 GHD Sit-Ups

Then,
3 Rounds:

10 Bar Dips
10 Calorie Row

Workout Tip

Muscle-Ups: you should be able to complete all repetitions in 2 minutes or less. Scale repetitions as needed.

GHD Sit-Ups: you may scale to 10 toes to bar or 20 sit-ups every round.

Bar Dips: You should be able to complete all 10 repetitions in 2 sets or less. Scale as needed.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Wednesday 01.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 Rounds:

100m Jog
10 Air Squats

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Snatches, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Burpees, over an empty bar
– Rest 30 Seconds

Strength

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

Every 4 Minutes x 4 rounds:

200m Run
10 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
10 Strict Pull-Ups

AX: Dumbbell Press and Ring Rows.
RX: kipping movements

Workout Tip

You should be able to complete each round with a minimum of 30 seconds of rest in between rounds.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Saturday 01.12.19

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.
Strict Press
4 sets x 5 reps

B.
Strict Pull-Ups
4 sets x 5 reps

Strength Tip

You should build to a weight that is challenging for both movements, yet you can perform unbroken sets of 5 repetitions every time you touch the bar. You will perform 5 Strict Press followed by 5 Strict Pull Ups. After both movements are complete, rest 3 minutes. If you can not perform pull-ups, perform 5 negative pull-ups.

Workout

Capacity

3 Rounds:

5 Ring Muscle-Ups
10 GHD Sit-Ups

Then,
3 Rounds:

10 Bar Dips
10 Calorie Row

Workout Tip

Muscle-Ups: you should be able to complete all repetitions in 2 minutes or less. Scale repetitions as needed.

GHD Sit-Ups: you may scale to 10 toes to bar or 20 sit-ups every round.

Bar Dips: You should be able to complete all 10 repetitions in 2 sets or less. Scale as needed.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

Wednesday 01.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 Rounds:

100m Jog
10 Air Squats

B) 3 Rounds of:

10 Muscle Snatches, below the knee with an empty bar
10 Burpees, over an empty bar
– Rest 30 Seconds

Strength

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

Every 4 Minutes x 4 rounds:

200m Run
10 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
10 Strict Pull-Ups

AX: Dumbbell Press and Ring Rows.
RX: kipping movements

Workout Tip

You should be able to complete each round with a minimum of 30 seconds of rest in between rounds.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments

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.

Continue ReadingNo Comments