Workouts

 
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Workouts

In the Gym September 18th

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 + 40x Frog Hops + 1 minute rest
2x RMM + 50x Frog Hops + 1 minute rest
Can increase weight on RMM as reps decrease, if appropriate
If jumping is not appropriate for athlete, can do air squats instead
Then:
30m Rock Carry
60m Farmer’s Carry
60sec OH Plate Hold
5 Rounds, rest as needed
Then:
Cool Down


In the Gym September 16th

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:
5x Split Squat per leg (moderately heavy)
7x Box Jumps
60-90sec rest
x 5 rounds
Then:
10x Pull Ups
10x Anchored Leg Lowers (on bench or floor)
30sec Mountain Climbers
x 5 rounds, rest as needed to maintain form.
If time:
5 x 200m ski/row (go hard!) with 1 minute rest between each effort.
Cool Down


In the Gym September 14th

Power
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 6 Goblet squats – deep, hip opening, focus on posture
3 x 5 Squat Jumps
Then:
Warm up to Back Squat with bar + chains (don’t go too heavy; see below; can use 15# bar with chains if more appropriate for athlete or without chains)
Then:
5 x 5 Isometric-Dynamic Back Squats
How this works: have athletes pause for 3-4 seconds in four positions on the lower: top of squat (standing), 1/4 squat depth, 1/2 squat depth, full squat depth – quads parallel or whatever is full depth for their ROM; after last pause, recruit glutes for fast acceleration up, feet leave the floor if possible)
Have athletes partner up and one person rests while the other person is completing the reps; should be focused and heavy enough that they need the rest!
Rest 1-2minutes between sets if not in partners
Then:
30m Flying Burpees
30sec Ring Support
5 Rounds; can have people partner up: while one person is doing burpees the other is on rings, any extra time after the 30sec ring hold is rest (while waiting for partner to finish burpees)
If time:
6x (20sec sprint / 60sec rest) @machine of choice
Cool Down


In the Gym September 9th

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 September 7th

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 September 4th

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 September 2nd

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 August 31st

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 28th

STRENGTH – break up into two teams if group is larger than 2 ppl (minimize sharing of equip)
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)
Rest at least 1 minute between sets
Then: (team 2)
Use one sled for each athlete 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 August 26th

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