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We are masks optional for vaccinated athletes as of June 1st, 2021. We continue to maintain social distancing protocols and training in marked 9 x 10 areas, require hand sanitizing and cleaning equipment after use. And of course, we are staying up to date and educated on the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19. We are currently running […]


In the Gym April 16th

10:00 Warm up ski/row/bike
Mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 x 5 Wall squats
2 x 10 Good Mornings with PVC or strap across shoulders
2 x 10 DB Push Press (light, warm up weight)
Then:
5x RDL (medium heavy weight)
15m Weighted walking lunge (hold in Farmers Carry)
8x push press (can be same as lunge or lighter, depending on athlete)
x 5 rounds, rest as necessary during/between rounds
Then:
10 – 1 Body Row Ladder, 10 reps core work of choice between each rung of ladder; can rotate through different movements.
e.g. 10 reps of – Sit up, Anchored Leg Lower, Windshield Wiper, Med Ball Sit Throw, Knee Tucks with FST, KTE, Toes to Bar, Mtn climbers, Kayakers, Flutter Kicks, etc…
If time:
Hateful 8, 8x 30sec/30sec work hard, work slightly less hard, machine of choice
Cool Down with mobility work


In the Gym December 7th

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 2 x 30m Tactical Lunge Then: Warm up to ~heavy Front Squats (3 rep weight) Then: 6 x 3 Front Squat Rest […]


Virtual Classes and Private Sessions

We still have a few virtual classes for those who are interested. To sign up for classes please contact betsy@rippleffectraining.com or call/text the gym phone at 970-773-3317. These classes are formatted to be done easily at home, and do not require a lot of space or any equipment, though you can incorporate weights if you have them. […]


In the Gym June 5

June 5
POWER
10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
Work on mobility
3 x 5 Wall squat
3 x 8 KB Swings
Then:
Find height for Box Jumps (if no box jumps, athlete can do KB swings or step ups)
Then:
5x Box Jumps
8x Burpees
5 rounds, rest 1 minute between rounds
Then:
5x Pull Ups
10x Atomic Sit Ups (Or Leg Lowers if sit ups are not appropriate for athlete)
30sec each side Side Plank (can add hip lifts if appropriate)
5 rounds, rest as needed to maintain form
Then:
Cool Down


In the Gym August 20th

Power Strength

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
Work on mobility
3 x 5 Wall squat
3 x 5 per side KB Press and Stretch
30m Tactical Lunge
Then:
5 x Push Ups
5 x TGU per side (so 10 total)
5 x Body Rows
x 5 Rounds
Then:
10 x Weighted Step Ups (total) – hold weight at chest or farmer’s carry
5 x Heavy Push Press
Rest as needed
4-5 Rounds total
Then:
Team 2000m ski erg relay; partners switch every 20 pulls
Then,
Cool down


In the Gym, May 28th

Warm up: 10 min

2 x 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
mobility work
3 x 5 wall squat
3 x 6 goblet squat
Then:

Ball Slam Ladder/Wall Ball/Burpees

15 reps of each three rounds

Then:

10x Goblet Squat +

30m-60m-90m-120m Shuttle Run (carrying two KB/DB in hands farmers carry position in street)

x2

Then:

20 reps Back Squat @ 45 – 85#

60sec C2/Ski Erg/Airdyne

x 3

Cool Down


In The Gym May 17

10:00 warm up
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3 x 5 wall squats
2 x 10 goblet squats
20 x wall ball
20 x ball slam
then
20 x KB Snatch (10/arm)
20 x TGU (10/arm)
30 x Push Press
30 x Pull up
40 x Split/switch jump (20/leg)
40 x KB Swing
50 x Air squat
2:00 FLR rings
then
20 x Russian Twist
10 x Windshield wipers
x 5
Cool Down


In The Gym May 14th

May 14
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
2 x 20 kb swing
then
7:00 30/30 Burpees
2:00 rest
7:00 30/30 Step ups 18/20″ box 2 @ 26# KB
2:00 rest
7:00 30/30 F Squat 50% BW
2:00 rest
7:00 30/30 Airdyne, row, ski
cool down 10min
then
300 sec FLR (Rings/toes on box)
Cool Down


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