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Weekly WOD Review 2/10/20

MONDAY A.) For Quality Work Up to 2-Rep Push Press or Jerk B.) Rx’d 403 Meter Run 21 Russian Kettlebell Swings 53/35 (ADV: American 53/35 or Russian 70/44) 12 Pull-Ups (ADV: C2B) Beef “Roided Helen” 403m Meter Run 21 American Kettlebell Swings 70# 8/6 Bar Muscle Ups (Bison: 12 Bar[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 2/3/20

Wanted to try explaining insights today via video this week. I apologize if you hate my digital voice/experiment! Feel free to fast forward to each specific day for insights. I will try to keep dialing this in but do not mind if you all veto my decision in the comments[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 1/27/20

Monday We will start this week the same way we ended a few weeks ago.  We did this same format on Sunday 1/12.  This is an opportunity to learn or improve your technique on the Push Press, or Push Jerk, … or if you’ve had considerable practice with either, work[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 1/20/20

Monday  Since we are coming fresh off of doing some back squats for volume, I thought I would do the same for front squats. Don’t immediately write it off, volume is extremely important when it comes to building wholistic strength. For the finisher today you’ll notice that the Rx’d movement[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 1/13/20

MONDAY  This was programmed around a year or so ago. I like this one as a regular re-test as there are multiple movements you can adjust and gauge improvement on whether you scale up or down the doubles, gymnastics, weight or run. As always, you can also keep everything exactly[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 1/6/20

  Monday Sometimes a ton of variety or a chipper workout is nice.  Other times there can be great benefit is simplicity and repetitiveness.  While the 70m meter run is meant to just give your arms a quick break before going overhead with the barbell, the 403m run will allow[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 12/30/19

Monday  The goal for today is to hit each Amrap hard and have consistency on A and C with little drop off. You will have some rest between amraps but make no mistake, 90 seconds is not enough time to make a full recovery so pace it a little more[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/23/19

MONDAY For the “hang” focus, either position is fine. Starting at the pocket/hip works on the final vertical finish, getting tall, and working with less momentum, whereas starting at the knee, the focus is on maintaining hip loaded position longer, shoulders staying over the bar, and a good sweep of[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/16/19

Monday Just wanted to give all of you another opportunity to overhead squat if you opted to back squat instead a couple of weeks ago, or give those that overhead squatted a couple weeks ago a chance to build off of that. For the purpose of Part B, pick a weight that you can do[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 12/9/09

Monday  I personally like to have workouts on Monday where you just move. I like to call them: Monday movers. Thats what I like to think of this workout as. Its just a workout where you move for a while. It is a repeat workout so check back to see[…]

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