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In the Gym August 30th

STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder Openers
2 x 5 Cuban Press
3 x 5 Wall Squats
2 x 8 Good Mornings (with PVC or light BB in back squat position – really focus on scapular engagement and postural stability)
2 x 5 Strict Push Ups
Then:
Warm up to heavy Dead Lift
Then:
3 x Deadlift
5x Ring Push up or appropriate push up for athlete
6 rounds rest as necessary
Then:
5x Pull Ups + 5x Toes to bar + 60 sec FLR
5 rounds rest as needed
If time:
8x 30/30sec hard/less hard at machine of choice
Then, cool down


In the Gym Aug 28th

STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder Openers
2 x 5 Cuban Press
3 x 5 Wall Squats
30m single arm OH walking lunges (forward/backward with one arm, then switch)
Then:
Warm up to TGU heavy
Then:
6 x 2 per side TGU (if TGU not appropriate for athlete, they can do strict press and weighted walking lunges or step ups and sit ups)
Rest about 1- 2 minutes between sets
Then:
5x Pull Overs (heavy-ish)
30 sec side plank each side.
5 rounds rest as needed
If time:
4 x 250m ski/row for time (go hard!)
Rest 1 minute between efforts
Then, Cool Down


In the Gym Aug 26th

STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder Openers
2 x 5 Cuban Press
3 x 5 Wall Squats
3 x 8 Goblet Squats – deep, hip opening, hold at bottom, focus on posture!
Then:
Can split people up into teams if class is large – no more that 4 people per station; rotate teams through stations…
Then: (Team 1 – if teams are necessary)
Warm up to Front Squat weight
Then:
5 x 5 Front Squats
Pause at bottom of squat and find stability, then power up to standing
Alternate with partner, 1:1 Work:Rest (or about 1 minute between sets)

Then: (Team 2)
30x whipsmash
RMM until whip smash is complete (use lighter DBs 10 – 20# – so athlete can move relatively quickly)
Switch events
5 rounds
Then: athletes switch stations if working in teams
Then:
8 to 1 Pull Up Ladder 20sec ring support between sets of pull ups.
Then
Cool Down


In The Gym Aug 23

STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder Openers
2 x 5 Cuban Press
3 x 5 Wall Squats
2 x 30m Tactical Lunge
2 x 5 Push Ups
Then:
Find weight for step ups (heavy-ish)
Then:
5x per side Steps Ups, slow and strict, really focusing on form
5x Body Rows (can be single arm 3 per side if appropriate)
60 sec plank or FLR, lift one leg for 30 secs then switching lifted leg if appropriate for athlete.
5 Rounds, rest about 1 minute between rounds
Then:
10 to 1 Ladder of each, athlete can increase weight as they go down the ladder.
KB Swings
Push Press
Box Jumps
Then
Cool down


In the Gym Aug 21

STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 5 SOTS Press with PVC
30m OH walking lunge, forward backward with one arm then switch
Then:
Warm up to Heavy-ish Overhead Squat (can be single arm or just with PVC depending on the athlete)
Then:
5 x 5 OHS – many athletes can’t overhead squat, based on limited mobility, so have them pick another type of squat or work on OH form and mobility with just a PVC facing the wall like a wall squat.
Rest about 1 minute between each set
Then:
10x Weighted Walking Lunges (total steps, hold weight in FR or FC)
10x Push up
10x Anchored Leg Lowers
5 Rounds, rest as needed
Then:
4x250m ski/row (go hard!)
rest 1 minute between each
Then
Cool Down


In the Gym Aug 19th

STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
30 OH walking lunge – forward and backward then switch arms.
Then:
5x TGU (per side) + 5x Body Row
4x TGU + 5x Body Row
3x TGU + 5x Body Row
2x TGU + 5x Body Row
1x TGU + 5x Body Row
Increase weight for TGU as you go and rest as necessary.
Then:
10x KB Swing
8x Ball Slam
5x Pull Ups
5 Rounds, minimal rest
Then, if time:
2000m ski/row for time
Then, Cool Down.


In the Gym August 16th

STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 8 Goblet Squats, deep, focus on posture and hip opening
30m Tactical lunge
Then: (team 1)
Warm up to Dead Stop Back Squat (not too heavy, see below)
Then:
5 x 5 Dead Stop Back Squats (dead stop to arms or safety)
Alternate with partner, rest at least 1 minute between sets

Then: (team 2) one person pulls and pushes while other does split jumps, work in pairs so 4 people can be at this station while other athletes are at BS station.
Use one sled for each pair and one rope, have the athlete pull the sled and push it back.
15m Standing Sled Pull
15m Sled Push (same weight as sled pull – can be fast)
10x Split Jumps per leg (no weight; focus on speed and power while maintaining form of course)
5 Rounds, rest as needed
If time:
1000m ski/row for time
Then, Cool Down


In the Gym Aug 14th

August 15
STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
2 x 10 Good Mornings
30m single arm OH Walking lunge; do one lap forward and backward then switch arms.
Then:
Warm up to heavy-ish SLSLDL
Then:
5x per leg SLSLDL
15m Bear Crawl heavy
5 Rounds, rest about 1 minute between rounds
Then:
30-20-10 reps of each
Whip Smash + KTE
If time:
8x 30/30sec hard /easy at machine of choice
Then, Cool Down


In the Gym Aug 12

August 12th
STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
2×8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 8 Good Mornings
2 x 30m Tactical Lunge watch posture
Then:
10-1 Dead Lift Strength Ladder, increasing weight each rung of the ladder (start at about 50% of 1RM)
Rest some between sets (1-2 minutes as athletes go heavier)
During rest, complete 5x Body Rows (Rings) + 5x Push up
Then:
5x Reverse Fly + 5x Dips (or Push Ups; athlete dependent) + 10x Plate Halos each direction
5 Rounds, rest as needed
If time:
5x200m ski/row for time
Then, cool down.


In the Gym Aug 9

August 9th
STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3 × 5 wall squats
2x 30 M Tactical lunge, watch posture!!
Then:
Warm up to heavy Split Squat (weight at Front Rack), find weight for OH press
Then:
3x Heavy Split Squat per leg (Front Rack) +
5x Strict OH Press heavy-ish
5 Rounds, rest about 1 minute between rounds
Then:
8x KB or BB cleans
5x Box jumps
5 Rounds, minimal rest
Then:
Abs extra ;)
30sec sit ups + 30 sec flutter kicks + 30 sec mountain climbers + 30 sec side plank hold each side
x2-3 rounds no rest
Cool Down