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Class is on Wednesdays at 6pm. The workouts will be posted. Additional workouts will be posted on Monday & Friday.

Training focus: Functional Strength, Power and Endurance.

Training Focus: Denali and GORUCK Challenge

We have a few people in our class that are training either to summit Denali or to complete a GORUCK Challenge. That strikes me as a good spring training focus for everyone.

For those for whom Denali is just a pretty mountain and GORUCK a villain in an 80's fantasy film - here's what you'll get out of this: Possibly the best overall strength and conditioning in your life. Rock solid & tireless legs, robust joints and more real world strength then you thought possible at your age. (Whatever that happens to be.)

To be best prepared, bring a sturdy backpack. Ideally filled with bricks (4 for women/6 for men.) This is roughly 20# for women/30# for men. If you are actually training for Denali or GORUCK - go ahead and start getting used to a few extra pounds beyond that as well. You won't regret having trained harder.

If you don't have a pack or everything above just scares you - show up anyways. Anyone that is willing to try is welcome - toughness is mostly mental anyways.

Feel free to post questions if you don't know a workout or exercise. Or catch me in class.

Monday, February 6, 2012

6 Feb Core Conditioning (Obj: Strength & Power)

Warm up well

6X
Leg Throws :30
Clapping Pushups* 5 - 8

Rest :60

5X
Jumping Weighted Lunges (med weight) 5l/r
Chest High pull-ups** 5X

5X
Thrusters (heavy) 5
Russian Twist (med weight) 10 l/r

*Alt.Exercise: (harder) KB Alternating Plyos – (Right hand on kb, left on ground. Explode up and to the right. While in air – switch hands to land with left on KB and right on ground. Back & forth is 1 rep.)
**Alt. Exercise: (easier) Horizontal Pulls – explode up.

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