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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


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 […]


Training vs. Exercise

This post is the next in an educational series behind the science and methodology of the “why” of what we do at The Ripple Effect (RE). See links below to previous content if you’d like to read or review. “Aligning the Modern Athlete” “The Science of Strength” Exercise is Exercise. Training is Both. I’ll elaborate… […]




In the Gym Aug 2

Aug 2nd STRENGTH 10:00 warm up work on mobility/stability 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press 3 × 5 wall squats 30m Over Head walking lunge 3 x 3 TGU Then: Warm up to heavyishDeadlift Then 5x Deadlift 5x Pull Up x 5 rest as necessary Then: 10-1 / 1-10 Burpees / […]