Monthly Archives: October 2012

Thursday 121101

This past weekend I had the privilege of watching Jason Khalipa, Pat Barber, Joe DeGain and Matt Lodin demolish the workout below at a recent L1 cert in NJ. And while I was impressed with the times they each put in … Continue reading

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Wednesday 121031

Midline/Skill NOT for time: 5 rounds 2 skin-the-cat (image, image) 5 parallette pass throughs (video) Conditioning EMOM for 15 minutes 3 power cleans @ 225/150# 3 muscle-ups

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Tuesday 121030

This is a deload week. The folks in the picture below give a clue as to some of the stuff we will be doing going forward. The next 17-18 weeks will cover 2 overlapping phases and will take us right … Continue reading

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Sunday 121028

Olympic jerk: 15 minutes to max for day Midline/Skill/Movement Integrity NOT for time: 3 rounds 4 bar muscle-ups 3 ring hspu 2 heavy stone-to-shoulder (1 each side) OR NOT for time: 3 rounds 7 x 1 muscle-up transitions with band … Continue reading

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Saturday 121027

Amid Glares, Female Weight Lifters Compete Watch this video… Strength back squat (LB): 30 minutes to a 1RM Note: Take no more than 3 legitimate attempts at a 1RM. Use the first 15 minutes of the 30 minutes to work … Continue reading

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Thursday 121025

Recently I found this article, Heavy Lifting, No Rest, Candy: The Bulgarian Method, on the Wall Street Journal. Ivan Abadijev is the father of the Bulgarian Method and much of this program is based on this approach. I posted the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 121024

The pictures below are from a recent CrossFit-style competition called the WarriorZ Throwdown. This competition featured some heavy hitters including the likes of Jenny Lebaw (doing the push-ups) and Rebecca Voigt. Their presence I’m sure was appreciated by fellow competitors … Continue reading

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Tuesday 121023

Olympic clean: 15 minutes to max for day Strength back squat (LB): 5 x 3 @ 75%, rest 2 minutes Conditioning 15 minute AMRAP 3 power cleans @ 65% of max BUT NOT LESS THAN 155/105# 10 snatch-style kettlebell swings … Continue reading

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Sunday 121021

Strength 1) back squat (HB): 1 x 3 @ 90%, 2 x 2 @ 95%, 2 x 1 @ 100%, 1 x 1 @ 105%, rest 2-3 minutes 2) 4 X 25 meter prowler push @ 45/25#, rest as needed … Continue reading

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Saturday 121020

Olympic Within 45 minutes, complete: 1) 10 x 1 snatch off blocks at low-hang (just below knees), as heavy as possible with perfect form, rest 60-90 seconds 2) 10 x 1 clean off blocks at low-hang (just below knees), as … Continue reading

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