Archive for the ‘bodyweight’ Category

general warm up (10 minutes)

rotation push ups x 20 reps

Adex club 2 hand mills x 15/15 reps

Zercher sandbag cleans x 10 reps

dumbbell push press x 10/10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

weighted dips set up and light reps

strength (20 minutes)

weighted dips x 4/4/4/4/4/4 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

weighted push ups x 10 reps

barbell floor press x 10 reps

general warm up (10 minutes)

resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps

Adex club inside mills x 20/20 reps

rear bear crawls x 100 feet

Adex mace 360’s x 40 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

weighted pull ups set up and light reps

strength (20 minutes)

weighted pull ups x 3/3/3/3/3/3/3 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

recline bar rows x 10 reps

seated close grip rows x 10 reps

general warm up (10 minutes)

clock push ups x twice around the clock

Turkish get ups x 3/3 reps

Adex mace “10-to-2” x 20 reps**

**competition counting method

tire hurdles (jump into and out of both tires)  x 2

Resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps

specific warm up (5  minutes)

Grinder Kord complex practice

strength (Grinder Kord complex)

3 rounds/10 reps of each exercise–

flys/reverse flys/curls/tricep extensions

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Adex mace isometric hold x maximum time on each side

 

 

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general warm up (10 minutes)

rear walking lunges x 100 feet

resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps

rotation push ups x 20 reps

Adex club pull overs x 30 reps

tuck jumps x 15 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

hand over hand sled pulls set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

hand over hand sled pulls x 100 feet x 1/1/1/1

conditioning/accessory work (1 round)

1 arm Grinder Kord recline rows** x 5/5 reps

**CrossCore-style

recline bar rows x 15 reps

We will be testing 5 barbell lifts and 2 bodyweight exercises

  • each test is 10 minutes in length
  • barbell lifts use 70% of the 1RM for that lift
  • maximum number of quality reps will be done
  • technique must be correct
  • 1 test per day unless prior arrangement is made

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One of the statements that caught my attention when I first found CrossFit in 2004 was that nature punishes the specialist.

Over the years I have learned from numerous coaches and athletes who are very accomplished in their respective sports, whether it is Powerlifting, Strongman, Underground, Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit and more.

In the overall scheme of things we need to make a distinction between training just for general fitness and training for a competitive sport.

Being able to lift, run, swim, climb, jump, carry, fight, etc. are all part of a generalized approach to fitness.

This approach can be extremely useful in daily life, especially as the world gets crazier, it seems, every day. You never know what you might encounter, and this is a way to be better prepared.

However, if you a competitor, it is vital to be a specialist in your sport. The things that are great for generalized fitness will not be helpful, for example, in getting a big total in Powerlifting.

It is important to know why you are training and what your goals are before you begin your training journey.

If you are already training, and decide to change from generalized fitness to a competitive lifting sport, you will need to dial in your training to fit that new goal.

Make smart choices and follow through on them.