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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 May 11th

10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility 3 x 5 wall squat 3 x 6 goblet squat Then: Pull-up + Deadlift + Box Jump @ 40″ 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps of each 3:00 intermission Then: Push Up + Push Press Ladder 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps of each

In the Gym May 3rd

Warm up :10min 2 x 10 Shoulder Openers 2 x 5 Cuban Press Mobility work 3 x 5 Wall Squat 2 x 10 Goblet Squat 2 x 5 SOTS press 30m OH Walking Lunge Then: Workup to Heavy TGU with Barbell 2 x 5 @ 50% each side 2 x 4 @60% 2 x 3 […]

In The Gym, April 24th

10:00 warm up 2 × 8 shoulder openers 2 x 5 cuban press work on mobility – Over Head 3 × 5 wall squats 2 x 30m Tactical Lunge 2 x 10 Push Press Then: Warm up to KB Clean and step ups (step ups may dictate the weight), find height for step ups. Then: […]

Chick’s Training Tip

Over the past few months, I’ve been collaborating with Chick’s Climbing and Skiing to create a wealth of knowledge about training for skiing, climbing, alpine adventures, and the like. My most recent post can be found here, along with links to past articles.  Imbalanced muscles and movement patterns, and overstressed joints are often the culprit […]

In the Gym Sept. 13

Power 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 Then: 8x Goblet Squats 6x KB Swings (spike swings if appropriate)  8x Bulgarian Bag Swings or Plate Halos – each direction  Rest ~60-90 seconds 6 Rounds Then: 8x […]

In the Gym Sept. 9

Power 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 5 Push Ups 2 x 5 Squat Jumps  Then: 8x RMM + 20x Frog Hops + 1 minute rest 6x RMM + 30x Frog Hops + 1 minute rest 4x RMM […]

In the Gym Sept. 6

Power 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 – focus on posture! 2 x 5 Squat Jumps Then: Warm up to Weight for Split Squats (Farmer’s Carry or Front Rack hold) and Box Jump height Then: […]