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In the Gym May 28th

10:00 warm up
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 8 Goblet Squat, deep with hip opening and postural work
Then:
Work up to heavy Front Squat
Then:
6 x 3 Front Squat
Rest ~2min between sets
During rest, complete 3x each side Bent Over Row with 3-position lock off (hold at top, lower to 90deg, lower to 120deg) – can do with or without bench
Then:
10-1/1-10 Push Up / KTE Ladder (can do feet to hands on floor if KTE are not appropriate)
(10/1, 9/2, 8/3, 7/4, 6/5, 5/6, 4/7, 3/8, 2/9, 1/10)
Rest as needed to maintain form
Cool Down


In the Gym May 26th

10:00 Warm up
Work on mobility/stability
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 × 5 Wall squats
30m OH Walking Lunge (single arm forward and backward then switch arms.)
Then:
Split squats, warm up to 3 rep weight
Then:
6 x 3 Split Squats per leg – hold weight at chest or Farmers Carry, athletes choice
Rest some between each set; during rest, complete:
5x Single Arm / Single Leg OH Press
Then:
6x Body Rows (rings)
10x Anchored Leg Lowers/Lifts
30sec Ring Support Hold
5 rounds, rest as needed
If time:
“Hateful Eight” 8x30sec hard/30sec less hard @ machine of choice
Cool Down


In the Gym May 24th

10:00 warm up
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 5 SOTS Press
3 x 6 Deep Goblet Squat – posture, hip opening
Then:
Work up to heavy-ish OHS (or stay light and work on mobility)
Then:
5 x 5 OHS rest 1 – 2 min between sets, can alternate with partner
(or Front squat / Back squat)
Then:
5x Push Press (DBs or KBs)
10x KB Swings
60m Heavy Farmer’s Carry
5 Rounds, rest as needed to maintain form
If time:
3 x 60sec Plank Hold / 60sec Rest
Cool Down


In the Gym May 21st

10:00 Warm up
Work on Mobility / Stability
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 × 5 Wall squats
3 x 6 Goblet squats deep, hold and stretch
2 x 30m Tactical lunge
Then:
Warm up to heavy BSSU
Then:
5 x 3 BSSU per leg
Rest 1-2 minutes between sets
During rest, complete 5x Reverse fly (light weight)
Then:
10x Ball Slam
10x Split Jumps (total)
60sec OH Plate Hold
x 5 Rounds
If time:
1000m ski/row for time
Cool Down


In the Gym May 19th

10:00 warm up
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility – hip
3 × 5 wall squats
2 x 8 Good Morning with PVC or strap behind shoulders – engage shoulder blades
Then:
5x RDL (can use BB or KBs/DBs)
5x Pull Ups
5x Push Ups (rings or BOSU for added challenge)
x 5 rounds, rest some between/during rounds to recover; weight should be heavy
Then:
15m Standing Sled Pull (heavy with good form)
15x Frog Hops
~30sec Rest
x 5
If time:
3 x 300m ski/row (hard) with 60sec rest between each; try to maintain pace for all 3
Cool Down


In the Gym May 17th

10:00 warm up
2×8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
work on mobility
3×5 wall squats
3 x 3 per side Single Leg “OTB” Squat unweighted
Then:
10x Weighted Walking lunge (so 5 steps per leg), farmers carry good posture and strict form!
8x Body Rows
30sec per side Side Plank Hold (hands or forearms)
30-60sec rest
x 5 rounds
Then:
5x Floor Press
5x Floor Wiper (each direction) hold weight locked out over chest if appropriate
x 5-7 Rounds
If time:
5 minute cool down pace on machine of choice
Light mobility, stretch/foam roll


In the Gym May 14th

10:00 Warm Up ski/row/bike
Work on mobility
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 × 5 Wall squats
2 x 30m Tactical Lunge
Then:
Back squat – warm up to 5 rep weight – don’t go too heavy; see below..
Then:
5 x 5 Back Squats with 4-position holds: hold for 3 seconds standing upright, then 3 second holds at each position going down – 1/3  depth, 2/3 depth, full depth; try to accelerate up out of bottom of squat
Rest 1-2 minutes between sets
During rest, do 5x Burpees
Athletes can alternate with partner if group is big
Then:
10-1/1-10 Ladder of Bent Over Row / Anchored Leg Lower&Lift
(10/1, 9/2, 8/3…)
If time:
30 sec sprint @machine of choice
60 sec rest
4 rounds, keep pace consistent for sprints
Cool Down


In the Gym May 12th

10:00 Warm Up ski/row/bike
Work on mobility
2 × 8 Shoulder openers
2 x 5 Cuban press
3 × 5 Wall squats
3 x 3 Single Leg Squat to Bench
2 x 10 Good Mornings
Then: **break up into teams if group is bigger than 3 or 4; that way we can spread out the whip smash and pull up stations better)
Work up to heavy SLSLDL with BB or KBs (both hands holding weight)
Then
3x per side SLSLDL (heavy-ish)
3x Strict Dead Hang Pull Ups between sets (weighted if appropriate)
6 rounds, Rest 1-2 minutes between rounds
Then:
5x Push Press
15x Whip Smash
60second rest
5 rounds
Cool Down


In the Gym May 10th

10:00 warm up ski/row/bike
Work on mobility
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
3 x 3 per side SLSLDL with single KB
Then:
Work up to a heavy DL heavy for 3 reps – BB, KB, or Hex Bar
Then:
6 x 3 Deadlift (touch and go)
Complete 6x heavy Pull Overs between sets of DL
Then:
8x Push Ups (can do on rings or bosu for extra challenge)
5x Box Jumps
30sec Ring Support Hold
x 5
Then, If time:
1000m for time on machine of choice
Cool Down


In the Gym May 7th

10:00 warm up ski/row/bike
Work on mobility
2 × 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 × 5 wall squats
30m OH walking lunge, forward and backward one hand then switch.
Then:
Work up to a heavy TGU
Then
6 x 2 TGU per side
Between each set, do 15m Bear Crawl
** or: Split Squats instead of TGU; Mountain Climbers instead of Bear Crawl
5x Split Squats each side, with or without weight, focus on alignment
30sec Mountain Climbers – slow leg movement at first to work on stabilizing movement
3-5 rounds
Then:
5x Pull Up
10x KB Swing
60sec Wall Sit Hold (med ball on lap keep quads parallel to floor)
x 5 rounds, rest as needed to maintain form
Then:
Cool Down