Archive for May, 2019

general warm up (10 minutes)

resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps

dumbbell star complex x 1

Power Wheel roll puts x 10 reps

pike push ups x 10 reps
specific warm up (5 minutes)

Z press set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

Z press x 3 reps x 4 sets
conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Meadows rows x 7/7 reps

tri-set tricep complex x 4

general warm up (10 minutes)

kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps

resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps

Grinder Kord reverse fly x 15 reps

keg squats x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

bench press set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

bench press x 3 reps x 5 sets**

**Note:  Use P.A.P before last set

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

close grip floor presses x 10 reps

pause bat wing rows x 10 reps

[MAY MACE CHALLENGE #4] Barbarian Gladiator 360 Mace Flow

Channel your inner gladiator and get a great start to get mace flowing with this initial multi-Movement mace combination! A definite smoker of intensifying progression!

Mace Barbarian Back Lunge to 360 Swing

Repeat the following:

>:60 Right, :60 Left
>:60 Right, :60 Left
>:30 Right, :30 Left
>:30 Right, :30 Left

Here’s how it’s done:

>Without putting mace down working to complete a total of 6:00
>Hold mace straight out with stiff locked arms, no higher than shoulder height.
>Step back into lunge then step up and perform one 360 mace swing, into direction of fixed leg, which stayed up front during lunge back of other leg.
>Repeat continuous :60 on same side then change sides without putting mace down complete :60 other side.
>Work :60 at it 2x through then – without putting mace down –
>Repeat continuous :30 again on same side then change sides without putting mace down and complete :30 other side
>Work :30 at it 2x through to the finish of your 6:00 as described.

The winner gets the brand new VST-Tee. Participants must send us a video of themselves performing the challenge. Indicate your total reps and mace weight.

Post your video on our page with the total rep count or submit your video here: https://vintagestrengthtraining.com/challenges/challenge-entry/

ENDS MONDAY MAY 27TH AT 11:59 PM

Heavy mace isometrics

Posted: May 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

general warm up (10 minutes)

weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps

weight plate strict front raises x 10 reps

resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps

strict pull ups x 5 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

grappler twists set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

grappler twists x 20-20-20 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

dumbbell pull overs x 12 reps

neuro grip push ups x 12 reps

wrist roller 12 reps

general warm up (10 minutes)

kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps

resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps

resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Pendlay rows set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

Pendlay rows x 4 reps x 6 sets

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

sandbag good  mornings x 15 reps

stone carry x 100 feet

general warm up (10 minutes)

clock push ups x twice around the clock

windshield wiper squats x 15 reps

Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

chain bench press set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

chain bench press x 4 reps x 6 sets

conditioning/accessory work (1 round)

JM press x 10 reps

seated resistance band pause rows x 10 reps

EZ bar curls x 15 reps