Week 2017.11.13

Announcement: With Thanksgiving around the corner, here are the hours for that holiday week:
Wednesday, 11/22/17: Regular hours
Thursday, 11/23/17: Closed
Friday, 11/24/17: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, 11/25/17: Regular hours

Upcoming events:

  • 2017 Testify Christmas Classic Weightlifting Meet
    • Date: The 2nd annual Testify Christmas Classic will take place on Saturday, 12/16/17!
    • Location: Concordia High School (click here for map) – practice gym
    • Registration: Click here (registration is online only).
    • Registration Deadline: Registration by 12/02/17 to guarantee your shirt (registration ends on 12/09/17), so register soon!

Husband-and-wife duo Brian and Pam wrap things up with some deadlifting #deadlift #journeyofstrength #startingstrength #startingstrengthgym

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This Week’s Conditioning

Option 1
“Prowler Sprint Test”
1. Load up a heavier weight.
2. Time a 15 yards sprint at 100% intensity.
3. Rest 30 seconds.
4. Repeat sprint until times slows down 10%.
5. Goal is to increase # of sprints under the time standard.

Courtesy of Chad Smith (“Prowler Sprint Test”) as well as “Death by Prowler” by Matt Reynolds and Stef Bradford (on Starting Strength).

Option 2
8 rounds:
6 tire flips
50 yd farmer carry (25 yd down-back)
Rest 1 minute

Compare to 2017.10.02.

Option 3
10 minute AMRAP of:
5 Slapping/Clapping Push-ups
7 Box Jumps, 24″/18″
10 Reverse Alternating Lunges
20 Double-unders (be sure to bring your rope!)

Compare to 2016.11.10.

Monday 2016.12.12

As Christmas and the New Year are coming soon, here are the hours for the holidays:

Thursday, 12/22/16: Regular hours
Friday, 12/23/16: 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (no evening training)
Saturday, 12/24/16: Closed
Monday, 12/26/16: Closed
Tuesday, 12/27/16: Regular hours

Saturday, 12/31/16: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (i.e., regular hours)
Monday, 01/02/17: Closed
Tuesday, 01/03/17: Regular hours

Ted finishes off an early Monday morning by pressing 167.5x3x5 – a good way to start the week. #press #imPRESSive #startingstrength #startingstrengthgym

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10 minute AMRAP of:
5 Burpees
10 Squats
20 Sit-ups

Compare to 2015.12.07.

Complete 20 or 40 TTB in as few sets as possible (no more than 5 sets). Between sets, practice static handstands (i.e., no handstand walking).