Aligning the Modern Athlete

RIPPLE EFFECT ATHLETES This is the first of what I hope to be a series of informative posts to help further your education and health, in your life of athleticism. I speak about these issues often in the gym, however with our busy lives pieces are forgotten. Give this a moment and read, then reread […]

Mobility Work

Aligning the modern athlete is the foundation of all training we do at the Ripple Effect. Mobility and proper range of motion in all movements is the key to injury prevention and purposeful training. Over Head Reach Chest Opener L V 4 Single Leg Hamstring Work Hip Opener with Band Hip IT Band Work Frog […]

In the Gym February 28th


10:00 warm up ski/row
2 x 8 shoulder openers
10x OH reach, chest openers on bench
Frog, L, V, 4 stretch
2 x 5 cuban press
3 x 5 wall squats
30m oh walking lunge
2 x 5 squat jumps
2 x 5 tuck jumps
Warm up to heavy-ish Clean, then
5 x 5 Clean, rest 1 minute between sets
Warm up to heavy-ish Jerk, then
5 x 5 Jerk, rest 1 minute between sets
5 minute warm up on rower: 2 minutes easy, 3 minutes 30/30 sprint/active recovery
Test for 500m row on C2
3 x 500m; rest 3-5minutes between each effort

Cool Down with extra mobility work

Athlete: Betsy, Ian

28 feb 2017



In the Gym February 20th

Strength + Supplemental

10:00 warm up
2 x 8 shoulder openers
2 x 5 cuban press
3 x 5 wall squat
2 x 5 OH wall squat with PVC
3 x 5 SOTS Press
Work up to OHS with 2KBs @ wall
6 x 4 OHS with Kbs @ wall; rest 1 min between each set
P1: 10x head cutters + 10x KB halos each direction
P2: partner does KB swings until halos are complete
x 4 rounds, no rest except for switching weights

Cool down with extra hip and hamstring mobility work

Athletes: James, Lindsay, Draper