Week 2017.04.17

Upcoming events:

  • 2017 Testify Barbell MAYhem Weightlifting Meet
    • Date: Saturday, 05/06/17
    • Location: Concordia High School (click here for map) - practice gym
    • Registration: Click here (registration is online only).
    • Registration Deadline: Registration ends on 04/29/17, and those who register by this Saturday (04/22/17) will receive a Barbell MAYhem t-shirt, so register soon to get that shirt!

Brian pulls a heavy set of fahve on the deadlift #doyourfahves #deadlift #startingstrength #startingstrengthgym

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This Week’s ConditioningOption 17 rounds for time of:7 Box Jumps, 30"/24"7 Slapping Push-upsThese are high box jumps, so be sure to go higher than your usual "metcon box jump height" (which is typically 24"/18"). Scaling order for push-ups (from hardest to easiest) is: slapping, clapping, regular, bar).Compare to 2016.04.21.Option 25 rounds for time of:10 1-arm DB Hang Power Snatch, 40#/25# (5L, 5R)30 sec Chin-Over-Bar Hold10 1-arm DB Hang Power Snatch, 40#/25# (5L, 5R)60 sec Plank13 min capCompare to 2016.04.18.Option 3Sled Pyramid – 4, 5, or 6 tiersGo 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 sledRound 2: 25#Round 3: 50#Round 4: 75#Round 5: 50#Round 6: 25#Round 7: Empty sledFinaleL-sit, 5 x 30 sec