Week 2019.08.19

This Week’s Conditioning

Option 1
Sled
10 rounds of:
Push sled 100 ft
Pull sled 100 ft (hand over hand)

Compare to 2019.07.08.

Option 2
5 rounds:
10 cal bike
1 min rest
4 sandbag-over-bars
1 min rest

Set the yoke crossmember at 35/33, and the weight is 150#/75#.

Compare to 2019.06.24.

Option 3
5-10 rounds:
10 sledgehammer strikes (5R, 5L)
50 yd farmer carry (25 yd down-back)
Rest 1 minute

Compare to 2019.06.10.

Option 4
10 x 50 ft farmer carry
Each carry is 25 ft down and 25 ft back and is for time. Rest 1 minute between carries.

Women: 97# per handle (80# of plates)
Men: 137# per handle (120# of plates)
(Note: Each handle weighs 17#.)

Compare to 2019.05.20.

Week 2019.08.12

This Week’s Conditioning

Option 1
Sled Pyramid – 4, 5, or 6 tiers
Go up and down a 4, 5, or 6 tier “sled pyramid” – rest as needed. The distance for each round is 80 m (a down-back on the 40m course). Rest as needed.

For example, Bob does the following (4 tiers):
Round 1: Empty sled
Round 2: 25#
Round 3: 50#
Round 4: 75#
Round 5: 50#
Round 6: 25#
Round 7: Empty sled

Compare to 2019.07.01.

Option 2
Bike/Row for 9 rounds:
1 min on
1 min off

Record distance for each round.

Compare to 2019.06.17.

Option 3
5-10 rounds of:
30 sec ME tire flips
30 sec rest

Compare to 2019.06.03.

Option 4
10 x 50 ft yoke carry
Each carry is 25 feet down and 25 feet back and is for time. Rest 1 minute between carries.

Compare to 2019.05.13.

Lifters' Corner: Wrist Wraps

The topic of wrist wraps comes up in conversation at the gym every now and then. What are they? How do I use them? When do I use them? With this in mind, we made a video covering the basics, and Starting Strength was kind enough to run it on their site (and Youtube channel). Check it out!

Week 2019.08.05

This Week’s Conditioning

Option 1
”Prowler Base+1”
1. Load up a manageable weight.
2. Sprint 40m at 85% intensity.
3. Rest 30 sec.
4. Repeat 5-15 times.

Courtesy of “Death by Prowler” (on Starting Strength).

Compare to 2019.06.24.

Option 2
Bike/row:
3 rounds of:
8 x 20 sec on/40 sec off
Rest 3 min between rounds
Score = lowest distance

Compare to 2019.06.10.

Option 3
5-10 rounds:
50 yd sled push (25 yd down-back)
50 yd farmer carry (25 yd down-back)
Rest 1 min

Compare to 2019.05.27.

Option 4
For time:
500m row
5 x 80m sled push
500m row

Rest 1 minute after the first row and after each sled push.

Compare to 2019.05.06.