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In the Gym May 15th

STRENGTH 10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press Work on mobility 3 x 5 Wall squat 30m OH Walking Lunge Then: Warm up to heavy TGU Then: 6 x 3 TGU per side Rest ~2minutes between sets During rest, complete 5x Bent Over Row […]


Periodization for Mountain Sport

Periodization for Mountain Sport When it comes to training and performance periodization is a key piece of a successful year in sport. Whether or not you are using an athlete training center like the Ripple Effect to guide you through your strength conditioning, following a coaches program, or creating your own routine periodization is a […]


No Equipment Workouts

Currently we have packs of workouts for sale, included with those workouts is a private Vimeo link to video movement instruction from Ripple Effect. In case some of the movements are not familiar or you’d just like to double check your form. The workouts are categorized Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. You can purchase eight of […]


In the Gym April 3rd

POWER
10:00 Warm up ski/row/bike
Mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 x 5 Wall squats
30m Tactical Lunge
2 x 10 Good Mornings
Then:
Find weight for Sled Push and KB swings
Then:
10x KB Swings + 15m Sled Push – heavy and fast
Rest 30-60sec
x 6 Rounds
Then:
10x (each direction) Bulgarian Bag Swings (or Plate Halos)
6x Pull Ups
60sec Mountain Climbers
x 5 Rounds
Then, if time:
6x 30/30sec hard/less hard @ machine of choice
Cool Down


In the Gym April 1st

POWER
10:00 Warm up ski/row/bike
Mobility/stability
2 x 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 x 5 Wall squats
30m single arm OH walking lunge (forward/backward each arm)
2 x 5 Squat Jumps
Then:
Warm up to weight for heavy-ish Jerk (or Push Press if more appropriate)
Then:
5 x 5 Jerk (or push press)
Rest 60-90sec; During rest complete 10x Frog Hops (or fast air squats if jumping is a no go)
Then:
8-1 Burpee Ladder
Between “rungs” of burpees, complete 10x Whip Smash
Then, if time:
4 x 250m ski/row hard (or 60sec all out on airdyne), 60sec rest between each sprint
Cool Down


In the Gym March 13th

10:00 warm up
2×8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility – hip
3×5 wall squats
2 x 5 push up
Then
Work up to heavy chest press/bench press weight, make sure athlete gets a spot as necessary.
Can be bench or bosu
5x Chest press
10x Ball Slam
x 5
then:
60 sec FLR
60 sec Weighted Wall Sit
60 sec Frog Hop
60 sec rest
x 3
Cool down with
8x 30/30 machine of choice.



In the Gym January 17th

PE/SE
10:00 warm up ski/bike/row
Work on Mobility/Stability
2 x 8 Shoulder Openers
2 x 5 Cuban Press
3 x 5 Wall Squats
30m OH walking Lunge (forward/backward each side)
3 x 5 Squat Jumps
Then:
10x Goblet Squat (moderately heavy)
10x DB Push Press
60sec OH Plate Hold
30-60sec Rest
x 5 rounds
Then:
P1: 60sec Plank Hold
P2: 20x Whip smash (remaining time in minute is rest)
Switch
x 5 Rounds
If time:
1000m ski/row for time
Cool Down


In the Gym December 30th

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 Squat Jumps
2 x 5 Tuck Jumps
Then:
5x Box Jumps @ low box
5x Box Jumps @ medium box
5x Box Jumps @ high box
x 4 Rounds, rest as needed to maintain form
(If jumping is no go, do 5x KB Swings or Goblet Squats at 3 different weights, x4)
Then:
5x Body Row
5x Floor Press
5x each side Windshield Wipers – lock out weight over chest or press hands into floor
5 Rounds, rest as necessary
Then:
10-1 Head Cutter Ladder – alternating with partner
Hold KB at chest while partner completes reps
Then, if time:
8x 30/30sec hard/less hard @ machine of choice
Cool Down