Week 2018.07.02

Reminder: The gym will be closed on Wednesday, 07/04/18, in observance of Independence Day.The 2nd annual Testify Strongman Summer Showdown has come and gone, and it was a blast! Congrats to all our competitors, and a huge thank you goes out to everyone who helped out - we could not have done it without you!Upcoming events:

  • Cornhusker State Games Powerlifting Meet
    • Date: Saturday, 07/21/18
    • Location: Lincoln Northeast High School (click here for map)
    • Registration: Click here for general information as well as the registration link. The price is $45 until 07/06/18, and then it goes up, so register soon!
    • Other information: You will need an AAU membership for this meet, and you must have it at least two days prior to this meet to allow for background checks (click here to get your membership).

This Week's ConditioningOption 1“Prowler Base”1. Load up a manageable weight.2. Sprint 40m at 85% intensity.3. Rest until breathing and heart rate slow down. (45 sec – 2 min)4. Repeat 5-15 times.Courtesy of “Death by Prowler” by Matt Reynolds and Stef Bradford (on Starting Strength).Option 28 rounds:4 tire flips50 yd sled push (25 yd down-back)Rest 1 minuteCompare to 2018.05.21.Option 35 rounds:15 cal row50 yd sled push, 100#/50#Push sled slow for recovery. Score is slowest row. Compare to 2018.04.30.