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In the Gym July 17

July 17th
STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 6 Deep Goblet Squat
2 x 5 Squat Jumps
Then:
Find weight for step ups and cleans (same weight for both)
Then:
5x per leg Weighted Step Ups – hold Kbs or DBs at Front Rack position
5x Headcutter
5 Rounds, rest 60-90sec between rounds
Then:
6x Pull Over
Between each set of pull overs, complete 30x mountain climbers each leg
If time:
4x250m ski/row/bike; 1:1 work:rest (or about 1 minute rest between each)
Cool Down


In the gym July 15

July 15
STRENGTH
10:00 warm up
work on mobility/stability
2×8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3×5 wall squats
2 x 8 Goblet Squats
2 x 10 good morning
Then:
Back Squat – can partner up if athletes are using similar weight, plus it helps people get adequate rest.
Work up to weight then:
5x Back Squat
5x Body Row
5 Rounds, rest 1-2minutes between rounds
Then:
30-20-10 reps of each:
Ball Slam + Push Ups + Leg Lowers
Then, if time:
1000m ski/row for time
Cool Down


In the Gym July 5th

PE/SE
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
30m Tactical Lunge
2 x 10 DB PP
Then:
BB or KB Complex + sprints…
6x Dead Lift
6x Bent Over Row
6x Hang Clean
6x Front Squat
6x Push Press
6x Push Ups
90sec ski/row (go hard)
2 minute rest
x 4 rounds, increase weight on movements each round if possible
Then:
30sec sit ups + 60sec mountain climbers + 30sec flutter kicks + 30sec each side side plank hold + 60sec OH Plate hold
x 3, rest 60sec between rounds
Then:
Cool Down


In the Gym July 1

July 1
PE/SE
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
2 x 5 Push Ups
2 x 5 Squat Jumps
Then:
10 – 1 Ladder of each
Bench Press
Goblet Squat
Box Jump
(10/10/10, 9/9/9, 8/8/8, 7/7/7…)
Rest as needed, if possible increase weight on Bench Press and Goblet Squat as reps decrease (may require increased rest as weights get heavier)
Then:
5 x 200m ski/row (go hard!!) with a 90sec rest between each
During rest, do 10x atomic (or normal) sit ups
Then:
Cool Down


In the Gym June 17th

June 17
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
30m Tactical Lunge
3 x 8 Goblet Squats
Then:
10x Head Cutters (not super heavy)
10x Deck Squats
30sec Mountain Climbers
5 Rounds, rest 60sec between each round
Then:
8x Pull Ups
5x Floor Press
5x Floor Wiper (or WW) each side
5 Rounds, rest as needed
If time:
10x (10sec hard / 20sec easy) at machine of choice
Then:
Cool Down


In the Gym May 15th

May 15th
STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row
Work on mobility or stability
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 x 5 Wall squat
3 x 6 Goblet Squats – pause at bottom, focus on hip opening and posture
Then:
5 x 5 Front Squats
Rest 1-2 minutes between sets
Then:
10 – 1 Ladder of each…
Pull Ups
Dips (Ring or Bars)
Anchored Leg Lowers
Then, If time:
3x500m ski/row for time; rest 2min between each
Then, cool down


In the Gym April 23rd

STRENGTH
10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row
Work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 x 5 Wall squat
3 x 6 Goblet squat
Then:
Warm up to Heavy Back Squat (for 5 reps)
Then:
5 x 5 Back Squats
Rest 1 – 2 minutes between sets,
Then:
8 to 1 Ladder Body Rows
Between rungs of ladder, complete
During rest, 60 sec – 30 sec per side, side plank with stability ball.
Then
5x Super Push up: (one knee tuck, one push up – feet in FST)
60 sec OH plate Hold
x 5
If big group half can to body row side plank half can to super push up
Then:
Cool Down


In The Gym June 7th

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
30m OH Walking Lunge

Then:
Warm up to heavy TGU

Then:
3 x TGU per side
Rest ~2 minutes between sets
During rest, complete 5x Bent Over Row
6 Rounds

Then:
5x Floor Press
5x Floor Wipers per side (hold weights locked out over chest for Floor Wiper, same as floor press weight)
5 Rounds, rest as needed

If time:
3 x 30 sec Ring Support, rest 60-90 seconds between each
Cool Down


In The Gym May 25th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
Work on mobility – hips and overhead especially
3 x 5 Wall squat
3 x 6 Goblet Squat – pause at bottom work on hip opening and posture
Then:
Warm up to Heavy Front Squat
Then:
5 x Front Squat Heavy
10 x Plate Halo each direction (Or bulgarian bag swing)
Rest 60 secs
x 5 Rounds
Then:
30 secs sit up
30 secs mtn climber
30 sec ring support
30 sec whip smash
30 sec rest
4 Rounds
Then:
8x 30/30sec hard/less hard “Hateful Eight”, at machine of choice
Cool Down


Training Women for Upper-Body and Core Strength

A little bit of focused strength work can make a big difference in our climbing success.  I wrote this article for the Chick’s Corner of Rock and Ice Magazine, with women climbers in mind. Training Women For Upper-Body and Core Strength By Carolyn Parker