Monthly Archives: January 2013

01.31.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Speed Rope 2:00
II. 9 Fundamentals x 5 reps each (45lbs)
III. Mobility

“The Mass Effect”
Complete as many rounds/reps as possible of the following movements. There are three separate AMRAPs of 7:00/6:00/5:00 each with a rest interval of 1:30 between efforts.

4 x Front Squat (1.25xBW)
8 x Toes-2-Bar
12 x DB Snatch (75/50lbs)
21 x Double-unders
Rest x 1:30

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“Unit Cohesion”
In teams of 2 athletes complete the following for time
T1: Row 30kcal
T2: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)
Rotate…
T2: Row 30kcal
T1: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)
Rotate…
T1: Row 25kcal
T2: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)
Rotate…
T2: Row 25kcal
T1: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)
Rotate…
T1: Row 20kcal
T2: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)
Rotate…
T2: Row 20kcal
T1: Hold 2 x KB Front Rack (24kg)

Notes: Each time Teammate #2 drops or fails to maintain the Front Rack Hold it adds 25m to Teammate #1’s Rowing. Each athlete will rotate through the Row and the Hold each 3 times. Score is total time to completion.

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01.30.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m
II. 2 Rounds for Quality of
5 x KB Sumo Deadlift High Pull
5 x “Russian” KB Swings
5 x “American” KB Swings
5 x Goblet Squats
10 x Push-ups (CFGS)
15 x Hollow Rocks
III. Mobility

“Superfluous”
Complete for time
Run 800m
Then… 15-12-9-6-3 reps of
Ground-2-Overhead (.75xBW)
Ring Push-ups

Notes: C&J or Snatch are the barbell options for Ground-2-Overhead.

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Skill Development
25-20-15-10-5 reps of
GHD Sit-ups
Back Extensions

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01.29.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00
II. 9 Fundamentals x 5 reps each (45lbs)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Back Squat Ascension Ladder
Every minute on the minute execute the prescribed number of Back Squats. On the first minute perform one Back Squat, on the second perform two Back Squats, on the third minute perform three Back Squats… Continue climbing up the ladder in this manner until the number of Back Squats can not longer be completed in the one minute window of time allotted.

Notes: Back Squats today are at 135/95lbs respectively; scale loads as needed.

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“Mini-Sail”
For time:
25 x Walking Lunges
25 x Pull-ups
25 x Ring Dips
25 x Toes-2-Bar
25 x Sumo Deadlift High-Pull (65/45lbs)
25 x Slammies (40/20lbs)
25 x GHD Sit-ups
25 x Thrusters (65/45lbs)

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01.28.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Speed Rope x 2:00
II. 2 Rounds of
7 x Deadlifts (45lbs)
7 x Front Squats (45lbs)
7 x Push Press (45lbs)
7 x Bent Over Rows (45lbs)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: HSPU EMOTM
Every minute on the minute for 10 Minutes execute the most challenging Handstand Push-up standard possible. Athletes looking to compete in the games are encouraged to work kipping into the mix provided strict movement workloads have been completed.

“Pacifists Gone Sterile”
Complete 3 Rounds for total points by executing as many repetitions/producing maximum wattage (Rower). Rest 1:00 between each round.
1:00 x Average Power Output (Wattage)
1:00 x Bench Press (1xBW)
1:00 x American KB Swings (32/24kg)
1:00 x Front Squat (1xBW)
1:00 x Power Clean (1xBW)
1:00 x Rest

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01.25.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 750m
II. Burgener Drill
III. 2 Rounds of
12 x Barbell Row (45lbs)
12 x Front Squat (45lbs)
12 x Goodmornings (45lbs)
12 x Push Press (45lbs)
IV. Mobility

“Stockholme Syndrome”
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20:00 of
200m Run
7 x Thrusters (115/75lbs)
Max Reps x Double-unders

Notes: Each failed set Single/Double-unders heralds the start of a new round with a 2oom Run.

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Skill Development
3 Rounds at your own pace of
:15 x Handstand Hold (or handstand walk 20ft)
15 x Back Extensions
:15 x L-sit/V-sit

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01.24.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3:00
II. 2 rounds of
20ft Duck Walk
20ft Crab Walk
20 ft Bear Crawl
20ft Leg Kicks
20ft Lateral Lunges
20ft Inchworms
III. Mobility

“Three White Horses?”
10 Rounds for time
2 x Back Squats (1xBW)
4 x Handstand Push-upss
8 x American KB Swings (32/24kg)

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01.23.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00
II. 9 Fundamentals x 5 reps each (45lbs)
III. Mobility

“Nasty Girls”
3 Rounds for time of
50 x Air Squats
7 x Muscle-ups
10 x Hang Power Cleans (135/95lbs)

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Skill Development
Against as 12:00 minute running clock
Even minutes: Max Seconds x L-sit hold
Odd minutes: Max Reps x Double-unders

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01.22.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 400m
II. 2 rounds of
20ft duck walk
20ft bear crawl
20ft crab walk
20ft leg kicks
20ft lateral lunges
20ft inchworms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Deadlift 5-3-1+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 75%
3 x 85%
1+ x 95%

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“Stop Resisting”
Complete 21-15-9 reps/kcal for time of
Row (kcal)
Burpee w/ Straight-Arms & Jump+Touch (Rig)
Thrusters (95/65lbs)
Ring Push-ups
Box Jumps (24/20”)

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Skill Development
Individual Skill Training or Mobility/Flexibility/Pre-hab/Recovery efforts.
Rest up for Tomorrow.

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01.21.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Speed Rope x 2:00
II. 3 Rounds of
10/8/6 x Air Squats
10/8/6 x Push-ups (CFGS)
2/2/2 x Rope Climb
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Bench Press 5-3-1+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 75%
3 x 85%
1+ x 95%

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“Blue Monday”
Complete the following workload as quickly as possible with one of the available options for loads. Sets and Reps may be partitioned as necessary.
4500/3000lbs x Front Squat
75 x GHD Abmat/Sit-ups

Spoiler Alert: Choose Front Squat loads from the male/female lists below; remember to bear in mind the reps respective to each option according to the requisite 4500/3000lbs that must be moved through a legitimate Front Squat range of motion.
Male: 95lbs/135lbs/165lbs/185lbs/205lbs/225lbs/245lbs/265lbs…
Female: 55lbs/85lbs/100lbs/125lbs/145lbs/170lbs/185lbs…

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Skill Development
Complete for Quality
6-8:00 x Inversion Time

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01.18.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00
II. 9 fundamentals x 5 reps each
III. Mobility

“Manifest Destiny”
For time
20 x Handstand Push-ups
30 x DB Burpee Ground-2-Overhead (50/35lbs)
40 x Ring Dips
50 x GHD Sit-ups
60 x Burpees
Row 70kcal

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01.16.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 750m (BWx1<Avg Wattage)
II. 2 Rounds of
5 x KB Sumo Deadlift (24/16kg)
5 x KB Sumo Deadlift High Pull (24/16kg)
5 x American KB Swings (24/16kg)
10 x Reverse Walking Lunges
10 x Walking Lunges
15 x Hollow Rocks (2ct)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Deadlift 3-3-3+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40% (warm-up)
5 x 50% (warm-up)
5 x 60% (warm-up)
3 x 70%
3 x 80%
3+ x 90%

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“Hoarfrost”
Against a 15:00 Running Clock complete the following:
21 x Back Squat (1.5xBW)
Then…
In the time remaining Complete as many Rounds/Reps as possible of
9 x Medicine Ball Cleans (40/20lbs)
15 x Ring Push-ups
21 x GHD Sit-ups/Abmat Sit-ups (anchored)

Notes: Tax each rest taken during the Back Squats with 20 ft x Burpee Broad Jumps per offense.

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Skill Development
8 Rounds of (:10 work x :20 rest) x Cliffhanger Drills
I. Hang from a Pull-up Bar with both hands and rotate grip from overhand to underhand as many times as possible during each work interval.
II. 8 Rounds of (:10 work x :20 rest) x Band Resisted Barbell/Axle Barbell Deadlift Lockouts
III. Walk with KB’s, DB’s, or Axle Bars for the prescribed work/rest intervals with a challenging weight.

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01.15.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 400m
II. 2 rounds
20ft duck walk
20ft bear crawl
20ft crab walk
20ft leg kicks
20ft lateral lunges
20ft inchworms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Weighted Pull/Chin-ups
Weighted Pull-ups/Chin-ups
5-3-3-1-1-1

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“Olynastics”
For time
Run 200m
12 x Power Clean (165/110lbs)
12 x Handstand Push-ups
Run 200m
9 x Power Clean (165/110lbs)
9 x Handstand Push-ups
Run 200m
6 x Power Clean (165/110lbs)
6 x Handstand Push-ups

Notes: Scale movements/loads as necessary.

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Skill Development
6-8 Sets of :05-:15 of L-sit holds (or variations/scaled movements)

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01.14.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Speed Rope x 2:00
II. 9 Fundamentals x 5 reps each
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Bench Press 3-3-3+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40% (warm-up)
5 x 50% (warm-up)
5 x 60% (warm-up)
3 x 70%
3 x 80%
3+ x 90%

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“Boston Tea Party”
For time
Row 1000m
25 x Wallball (20/14lbs)
Row 750m
50 x Wallball (20/14lbs)
Row 500m
75 x Wallball (20/14lbs)

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01.11.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00
II. 9 Fundamentals x 5 Reps each (45/30lbs)
III. Mobility

“MOAR Education”
For Time
5 x Rope Climbs
15 x Thruster (135/95lbs)
30 x DB Snatch (50/35lbs)
45 x Wallball (20/14lbs)
60 x KB Swings (32/24kg)
75 x Push-ups
100 x Squat Jump & Touch (Rig)

Notes: Squat Jumps are executed as an Air Squat with a 2 handed Jump and Touch to a Pull-up Bar.

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Skill Development
In Teams of 2 Athletes complete the following for time
200 x GHD/Abmat Sit-ups

Notes: Only one athlete may work at a time.

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01.10.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3:00
II. 3 Rounds of
5 x Push-ups (CFGS)
5 x Deadhang Pull-ups
10 x Air Squats
III. Mobility

“P.A.I.”
Complete as many Rounds/Reps as possible in 9:00 of
5 x Squat Cleans (135/95lbs)
3 x Handstand Push-ups
1 x Muscle-up

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Skill Development
4 Rounds of
10 x Toes-to-Bar/ Knees-to-Elbows
10 x Back Extensions
30 x Double-unders

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01.09.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3:00
II. 2 Rounds
5 x Deadlift (45/30lbs)
5 x Hang Power Clean (45/30lbs)
5 x Front Squat (45/30lbs)
5 x Push Press (45/30lbs)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Deadlift 5-5-5+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 65%
5 x 75%
5+ x 85%

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“Brokedown Palace III”
Complete as many rounds/reps as possible in 5:00 of
3 x Clean & Jerk (145/105lbs)
30 x Double-unders
Then… Complete as many rounds/reps as possible in 5:00 of
2 x Clean & Jerk (175/105lbs)
20 x Double-unders
Then… Complete as many rounds/reps as possible in 5:00 of
1 x Clean & Jerk (205/105lbs)
10 x Double-unders

Notes: There will be a :30 second rest interval between each AMRAP for athlete’s to jot down their scores and prepare for the next wave of viciousness.

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01.08.2013

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 800m
II. 2 Rounds of
20ft duck walk
20ft bear crawl
20ft crab walk
20ft leg kicks
20ft lateral lunges
20ft inchworms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Bench Press 5-5-5+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 65%
5 x 75%
5+ x 85%

Notes: Athletes that wish may work through 5 sets of 5 reps disregarding percentages for the following three weeks with their choice of either Close Grip or Traditional Bench Press movements.

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“A 200 Remix Tribute”
Work through the following work/rest intervals attempting to complete as many reps as possible during each movement. Score is time/intervals necessary to complete a total of 200 repetitions, partitioning the reps as necessary.
:45 x Overhead Lunges (35/15lbs)
:15 x Rest/Transition
:45 x Burpee Box Jumps (24/20”)
:15 x Rest/Transition
:45 x Abmat Sit-ups (unanchored)
:15 x Rest/Transition
:45 x Bumper Plate Ground-2-Overhead (45/25lbs)
:15 x Rest/Transition/Repeat

Notes: Overhead Lunges are performed stationary as opposed to their ‘Walking’ variation. Burpee Box Jumps are executed as a normal Burpee Box Jump but without a Push-up component.

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