Don’t be afraid of all those teens lifting heavy weight and working out in the side yard, thats the Northgate basketball team that just started training with us 3 days a week.
Mobility: Hip Mobility.
Skill Practice Warm Up: None.
Workout: Power Clean
6 x 2 (6 sets of 2 rep “across,” the same weight each set)
Same weight you used on Monday!
Superset: Single Arm Ring Row
3 – 5 reps each arm adding a long pause at both the top and the bottom of every rep. (As long as you can while still getting in the required rep range.
Workout: “Max Effort” testing and Year End Goals (Y.E.G.s)!
Talk to the coach about what order you should perform them in, and try and pair up with people working on the same goals. If you have a ‘metcon goal’ that is a workout, wait until after you have done some of the one-off skill tests first.
For today, use a partner to count reps and keep time. DO NOT TRY AND DO TOO MANY ONE DAY. Try to complete 2-3. These are just ideas for ‘max effort’ stuff. Feel free to work with a coach to do your own Y.E.G. stuff as well.
METCON JUNKIES: If you absolutely NEED to do a metcon to feel normal (and not feel like you ‘wasted’ one of your gym visits)… you may need to reevaluate your priorities… but don’t worry! There are two fun little metcons at the end of this list that you can do so that you can still get in a good sweat. Combine max effort 400m run, max push ups in a minute, max effort 500m row, max consecutive double unders, then “Baseline” or “Annie” and you’ll walk out of the gym feeling like you accomplished something. I promise. Real masochists can do ‘tabata squats’, but don’t say I didn’t warn you! -jj
Click on the links below to take you directly to the ‘Beyond the Whiteboard’ site for these tests.
Coaching Tips: Many of these will affect your “Fitness Score” on BTWB. If you log into your account, your fitness score is up by your profile photo. If you click on it, you will find details on how your number is calculated and what areas you may need to update before the score is ‘confident’ (scores are only good for 6 months). The score will “update” on Sunday afternoons so you won’t see a change to your score until then (unfortunately)!
Compare To: 2014 – 05 – 07
Friday Sports Quote: “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong
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