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July 2018

Wednesday August 1st 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Wednesday

A.
Deadlift
*Set 1 – 10 reps @ 50% of 1-RM
*Set 2 – 10 reps @ 60%
*Set 3 – 10 reps @ 65%
*Set 4 – 8 reps @ 75%
*Set 5 – 6 reps @ 80%
Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

Don’t get too eager to increase the loading. It’s ok if it doesn’t feel too challenging – trust the progression and avoid the typical Type-A notion that you have to hit a new PR every day.

B.
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
60 Double-Unders
30 Alternating Reverse Lunges with Dumbbells (55/35 lbs)
15 Alternating Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatches (55/35 lbs)

Boom Lite

A.
Every 90 seconds, for 18 minutes (3 sets):
Station 1 – Deadlifts x 8 reps
Station 2 – Barbell Roll-Outs x 10 reps @ 3010
Station 3 – Single-Arm Dumbbell Row (Left) x 6-8 reps @ 2111
Station 4 – Single-Arm Dumbbell Row (Right) x 6-8 reps @ 2111

B.
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
15/10 Calories of Rowing
15 Alternating Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatches
30 Alternating Reverse Lunges with Dumbbells

Tuesday July 31st 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Tuesday

A.
Every 5 minutes, for 30 minutes (6 sets) for times:
Run 400 Meters
8 Strict Pull-Ups
12 Toes to Bar
16 Push-Ups

Please note times for each of the six sets.

B.
Every 90 seconds, for 12 minutes (2 sets of each):
Station 1 – 60 seconds of Reverse Snow Angels (slow & controlled)
Station 2 – 60 seconds of Side-Plank Hold (Left Side)
Station 3 – 60 seconds of Band Pull-Aparts
Station 4 – 60 seconds of Side-Plank Hold (Right Side)

Boom Lite

Same as above. Modify as needed.

Monday July 30th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Monday

A.
Exercise 1
Low amplitude arch hollow on bar
Progression: (1) 4×5 (2) 4×10 (3) 4×15.
Mastery: performance of (3) with straight legs, feet and knees together, ears in front of arms in arch and behind in hollow and NO translational swinging.

Exercise 2
Beginner HEADstand weight transfer drill
Progression: (1) 4×3 (2) 4×6 (3) 4×10.
Mastery: performance of (3) with minimal wavering, no falling and good control up and down; should be able to stop half way down or up and hold in transition.

Exercise 3
Candlestick roll-up
Progression: (1) 4×5 with knees/feet together and no hands to get up (2) 4×10 with knees/feet together and no hands to get up (3) 4×10 with 20/14# med ball
Mastery: Performance of (3) with correct form.

Workout
Time requirement: 15 minutes

EMOM for 15 minutes perform:
4 rounds:
Exercise 1 in first minute
Exercise 2 in second minute
Exercise 3 in third minute
Rest 1 minute

OR

MUST MASTER LEVEL 1 FIRST:

Level 2:
Exercise 1
Low amplitude ring swings
Progression: (1) 4×5 (2) 4×10 (3) 4×15.
Mastery: performance of (3) with straight legs, feet and knees together; good arch in the back, good hollow in front, rings turn out in back and in in front and no translational swinging.

Exercise 2
Beginner lunge to handstand weight transfer drill
Progression: (1) 4×5 (2) 4×10 (3) 4×15.
Mastery: performance of (3) with minimal wavering, no falling and good control up and down

Exercise 3
Strict TTB beginner – knees to chest
Progression: Max effort for total reps. 4x max effort strict TTB (knee to chest slight knee bend without toes completely touching bar permissible but not optima). If can not perform at least 3 reps then do toes as high as possible, pause at top and SLOW on the way down.
Mastery: total sum of 4 sets > 15 reps of full TTB (or knees to chest with slight knee bend permissible but not optimal)

Workout
Time requirement: 15 minutes

EMOM for 15 minutes perform:
4 rounds
Exercise 1 in first minute
Exercise 2 in second minute
Exercise 3 in third minute
Rest 1 minute

B.
“Grace”
For time:
30 Ground to Overhead (135/95 lbs)

Boom Lite

A.
Exercise 1
Low amplitude arch hollow on bar
Progression: (1) 4×5 (2) 4×10 (3) 4×15.
Mastery: performance of (3) with straight legs, feet and knees together, ears in front of arms in arch and behind in hollow and NO translational swinging.

Exercise 2
Wall Walks with Feet on a Box
Progression: (1) 4×3 (2) 4×6 (3) 4×10.
Mastery: performance of (3) with neutral spine and hands under hips in L position. Good control on the walk out and back.

Exercise 3
Hollow Hold or Hollow Rock
Progression: (1) 30 seconds unbroken, perfect hold, arms by ears (2) 30 seconds of unbroken, perfect rocking (3) 45 seconds of unbroken, perfect low-amplitude rocking.
Mastery: Performance of (3) with correct form.

Workout
Time requirement: 15 minutes

EMOM for 15 minutes perform:
4 rounds:
Exercise 1 in first minute
Exercise 2 in second minute
Exercise 3 in third minute
Rest 1 minute

B.
For time:
500 Meter Row
50 Kettlebell Swings

Friday July 27th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Friday

Every 2 minutes, for 30 minutes (3 rounds) of:
Station 1 – 400 Meter Run
Station 2 – 30 Wall Ball Shots (20/14 lbs)
Station 3 – 400 Meter Run
Station 4 – 30 Pull-Ups
Station 5 – 15 Burpee Box Jump-Overs (24″/20″)

Your goal should be to finish this entire workout without falling short in any interval. If the prescribed repetitions or distances are unattainable, please adjust the reps such that you are able to complete the first round (10 minutes) relatively comfortably, you are challenged in the second round, and the third round will be very challenging both mentally and physically.

On the other hand, if the above prescription is too easy for your current level, please increase the number of repetitions/distances to ensure that your rounds match the desired levels of intensity noted above.

Boom Lite

Every 2 minutes, for 30 minutes (3 rounds) of:
Station 1 – 400 Meter Run
Station 2 – 30 Wall Ball Shots
Station 3 – 400 Meter Run
Station 4 – 15 Strict Pull-Ups
Station 5 – 15 Burpee Box Jump or Step-Overs

Your goal should be to finish this entire workout without falling short in any interval. If the prescribed repetitions or distances are unattainable, please adjust the reps such that you are able to complete the first round (10 minutes) relatively comfortably, you are challenged in the second round, and the third round will be very challenging both mentally and physically.

On the other hand, if the above prescription is too easy for your current level, please increase the number of repetitions/distances to ensure that your rounds match the desired levels of intensity noted above.

Thursday July 26th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Thursday

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 6 minutes (3 sets):
High Hang Snatch x 2 reps

Immediately followed by…

Every 2 minutes, for 6 minutes (3 sets):
Hang Snatch x 2 reps

Immediately followed by…

Every 2 minutes, for 6 minutes (3 sets):
2 Snatch Lift-Offs + Snatch

The load should built throughout the 18 minutes of this session, from approximately 65-85%.

B.
Five rounds for time of:
10 Hang Power Snatches (95/65 lbs)
30 Double-Unders

Boom Lite

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 16 minutes (4 sets of each):
Station 1 – Split-Stance Romanian Deadlift x 8 reps each leg @ 4011
Station 2 – Barbell Roll-Outs x 12-15 reps

B.
Five rounds for time of:
20 Kettlebell Swings
15/10 Calories of Assault Bike

Wednesday July 25th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Wednesday

A.
Every 4 minutes, for 16 minutes (4 sets):
Back Squat x 8 reps

Goal is to make all four sets heavy.

B.
For time:
1000 Meter Row
immediately followed by three rounds of:
15 Toes to Bar
20 Alternating Reverse Lunges with KB/DB Farmer’s Carry (32/24 kg)

Boom Lite

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 16 minutes (2 sets):
Station 1 – Back Squat x 10 reps @ 3011
Station 2 – Single-Arm Dumbbell Row (Left) x 10 reps @ 2111
Station 3 – Single-Arm Dumbbell Row (Right) x 10 reps @ 2111
Station 4 – L-Sit or L-Sit Progression x 45-60 seconds

B.
For time:
1000 Meter Row
immediately followed by three rounds of:
10 Alternating Single-Arm Dumbbell/Kettlebell Snatches
20 Alternating Reverse Lunges with KB/DB Farmer’s Carry

Tuesday July 24th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Tuesday

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 12 minutes (6 sets):
Strict Press
*Set 1 – 5 reps @ 70%
*Set 2 – 3 reps @ 75%
*Sets 3-4 – 2 reps @ 80-83%
*Sets 5-6 – 2 reps @ 85-88%

B.
Partners alternate whole rounds to complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 16 minutes of:
3 Dumbbell Man-Makers (55/35 lbs)
6 Strict Pull-Ups
9 Burpees

Boom Lite

A.
Every minute, on the minute, for 12 minutes (3 sets):
Minute 1 – L-Seated Dumbbell Press x 10 reps @ 20X1
Minute 2 – Dumbbell Push Press x 15 reps @ 10X1
Minute 3 – Hollow Hold or Rock x 35-45 seconds
Minute 4 – Band Pull-Aparts x 30-40 seconds

B.
Partners alternate whole rounds to complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 16 minutes of:
3 Dumbbell Man-Makers
6 Strict Pull-Ups
9 Burpees

Friday July 20th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Friday

A.
Deadlift
*Set 1 – 10 reps @ 50% of 1-RM
*Set 2 – 10 reps @ 60%
*Set 3 – 10 reps @ 65%
*Set 4 – 8 reps @ 70%
*Set 5 – 6 reps @ 80%
Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B.
In teams of four, complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 18 minutes of:
200 Meter Run
20 Walking Lunges with 32/24 kg Kettlebells

Boom Lite

A.
Every 90 seconds, for 18 minutes (4 sets):
Station 1 – Hanging Med-Ball Hamstring Curls x 10-12 reps @ 2111
Station 2 – Barbell Roll-Outs x 10 reps @ 3010
Station 3 – Supinated-Grip Bent-Over Barbell Row x 6-8 reps @ 2111

B.
In teams of four, complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 18 minutes of:
200 Meter Run
20 Walking Lunges with Kettlebells

 

Thursday July 19th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Thursday

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 12 minutes (2 sets of each):
Station 1 – Muscle-Ups with a Pause at Receiving and Pause at Full Extension x 2-5 reps
(OR Low Ring Muscle Up Progression + Dip Catch & Extension x 3-4 reps)
Station 2 – Handstand Walk x 10 meters
(use partner assist or Handstand Wall Runs if you don’t have handstand walks yet)
Station 3 – L-Sit or L-Sit Progression x 45-60 seconds

B.
Three rounds for time of:
30/20 Calories of Rowing
15 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
10 Strict Handstand Push-Ups

Boom Lite

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 12 minutes (2 sets of each):
Station 1 – Supinated-Grip Pull-Ups x 8-10 reps @ 2110
Station 2 – Handstand Hold x 45-60 seconds
(perform with nose to wall if capable of doing so)
Station 3 – L-Sit or L-Sit Progression x 45-60 seconds

B.
Three rounds for time of:
30/20 Calories of Rowing
30 Dumbbell Push Presses

 

Wednesday July 18th 2018

By | Workout of the Day

Wednesday

A.
Every 2 minutes, for 6 minutes (3 sets):
Sotts Press x 3 reps
(clean grip, pressing from the front-rack position in clean receiving position)

B.
Every 2 minutes, for 14 minutes (7 sets):
Power Clean x 2 reps

Build over the sets to establish a 2-RM power clean.

C.
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 9 minutes of:
3 Burpees Over the Barbell (lateral)
3 Ground to Overhead (155/105 lbs)
6 Burpees Over the Barbell
6 Ground to Overhead
9 Burpees Over the Barbell
9 Ground to Overhead
12 Burpees Over the Barbell
12 Ground to Overhead
and so on….

Boom Lite

A.
Four sets of:
Russian Step-Ups x 10 reps each leg
Rest 30 seconds
Single-Arm Dumbbell Press x 8 reps each @ 2111
Rest 30 seconds
100-Meter Suitcase Carry + Waiter’s Carry
(hold a heavy DB or KB at side in suitcase carry, and a lighter DB/KB overhead in waiter’s carry; switch arms at 50-meters)
Rest 30 seconds

B.
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 9 minutes of:
3 Burpees
3 Kettlebell Swings
6 Burpees
6 Kettlebell Swings
9 Burpees
9 Kettlebell Swings
12 Burpees
12 Kettlebell Swings
and so on…