Weighted glute bridges
On the Minute x 7:
Min #1 – 7 Hang Squat Cleans + 1 Push Jerk
Min #2 – 6 Hang Squat Cleans + 2 Push Jerk
Min #3 – 5 Hang Squat Cleans + 3 Push Jerks
Min #4 – 4 Hang Squat Cleans + 4 Push Jerks
Min #5 – 3 Hang Squat Cleans + 5 Push Jerks
Min #6 – 2 Hang Squat Cleans + 6 Push Jerks
Min #7 – 1 Hang Squat Clean + 7 Push Jerks
Barbell Loading – 53% of 1RM
The first set of a series. Starting with seven minutes of work, where we see and inverse relationship between the hang squat clean numbers and push jerks. The cleans drop a rep each round, while the jerks increase a rep each round.
Starting on the moderate side, this will become more of a metabolic grind than a strength issue. As it should be. We will be able to build on this in our following weeks of training.
‘METER MAID ‘
200m Run, 27 Wallballs, 27 Box Jumps
200m Run, 21 Wallballs, 21 Box Jumps
200m Run, 15 Wallballs, 15 Box Jumps
200m Run, 9 Wallballs, 9 Box Jumps
Wallball – 20/14#, 9/6 Kilos
Box Jump – 24″/20″
In “Meter Maid”, we are looking for consecutive movement. With moderate sized sets on the wallball and box jumps, this workout is a shortened variation of the CrossFit.com workout, “Kelly”.
This workout is front-end heavy. That is, just under 70% of the reps inside the gym take place in the front two rounds. Despite this, or perhaps maybe better said because of this, we as athletes tend to slow down our transitions in that back end. “Rounds” 3 and 4, the 15’s and 9’s, are where we take that extra couple of moments before beginning. Or we walk to the box, verses run.
Knowing that the transitions must be held in the second half, let’s pace the opening end appropriately. In a perfect scenario, we get faster on each 200 meter effort.