Vitamin D

Happy Equinox Ripple Effect Athletes! It’s time for our quarterly education email and updates from the desk of Carolyn Parker and the staff at Ripple Effect. We’ve had an amazing winter, so much snow and if I get this email out on time we will be in the midst of another atmospheric river weather event […]

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Protein

Education Email Fall/Winter 2022Protein Nutrition – It’s time for an another Education email from the desk of Carolyn Parker. Our focus today will be on PROTEIN.Protein is a critical part of our daily nutritional profile and it has been a fairly consistent observation of mine that many athletes do not consume enough protein to support […]

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In the Gym May 27th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability – see small white boards for ideas 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 3 x 5 Wall squat 2 x 10 Good mornings Then: Warm up to SLSLDL heavy (BB or KB) Then: 3x per leg SLSLDL 8x Ring or Regular Dip, either […]

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In the Gym May 25th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability – see small white boards for ideas 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 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 appropriate for 5 […]

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In the Gym May 23rd

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 2x30m Tactical Lunge Then: Find/Warm up to Step Up weight heavy for 5 per leg – can hold weight at sides or at chest in Front Rack or bar bell on back. […]

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In the Gym May 20th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability – see small white boards for ideas 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 3 x 5 Wall squat 3 x 6 Goblet squat Then: Warm up to Back Squat weight – reasonable (for 5 reps) Then: 5x Back Squats 6x Push Press with […]

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In the Gym May 18th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability – see small white boards for ideas 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 3 x 5 Wall squat 30m OH Walking Lunge – forward/backward each side Then: Warm up to TGU – limit weight if still working on ROM If TGU’s are a […]

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In the Gym May 16th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility/stability – see small white boards for ideas 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 3 x 5 Wall squat 2 x 10 Good Mornings Then: Warm up to Heavy-ish RDL (KB or BB) Then: 5x RDL 8x Pull Ups 10x Atomic Sit Ups/GHD Sit […]

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In the Gym May 13th

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 6 Goblet Squats Then: Then: 20 + 15 + 10 + 5 reps of each – Goblet Squat + Push Ups + KTE Then: 30 sec push press 30 sec […]

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In the Gym May 11th

10:00 Warm up ski erg/airdyne/row Work on mobility 2 × 8 Shoulder openers 2 x 5 Cuban press 3 x 5 Wall squat 30m OH Walking Lunge (forward/backward each arm) Then: 30m Weighted Walking Lunge 10x Kb Swing 8x Strict Press 5 rounds, minimal rest Then: 10/1 Alternating Ladder Body Rows / Ring Dips (10/1, […]

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In the Gym February 19th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Opener 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 2×8 Squat jumps 2×5 Tuck Jumps Then: 5x Box Jumps 8x Pushpress x 5 rounds (Rest 30-60 sec between) Then: 15m Sled Push 15m Sled Pull 5x Dips (Bar, rings, bench) x 4 rounds minimal rest Then: 4x250m Ski/Row. 1:1 work/rest Cool Down […]

In the Gym February 16th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Opener 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 30m OH Walking Lunge (Forward/backwards, switch) Then: 3x TGU (Per side) 10x Lateral hops (Bosu, Parallettes ,over the line) 20 total hops x 5 (Rest 30-60 sec between) Then: 8x Burpee 30 sec Ring Support 10x KB swing x 4 rounds minimal rest […]

In the Gym February 14th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Opener 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 2×10 Good Morning 3×6 Goblet Squats Then: 6x Deadlifts (Medium Weight) 6x Box Jump – watch form due to leg fatigue 6x Pushups – toes or knees, rings, bosu… x 4 rounds (Rest as needed for form) Then: 10-1 Floor Press/Leg Lower ladder […]