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12.27.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 27, 2012 / 4 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00 (Power Curve Emphasis)
II. 3 Rounds of
5 x Chin-ups
10 x Push-ups (CFGS)
15 x Air Squats (wall)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Death by Kcal
Every minute on the minute (starting with 5kcal for the first effort) complete the Rowing workload prescribed.
Leftover time from the minute window is earned rest time.
Work up through each minute until the number of kcal is no longer able to be completed within the time provided.

1st Minute x 5kcal
2nd Minute x 10kcal
3rd Minute x 15kcal
Continue for as many minutes as possible.

Post scores to comments.

“The Ex-Drive”
Complete as many Rounds/Reps as possible in 12:00 of
3 x Back Squat (125-150%BW)
6 x Clapping/Plyo Push-ups
9 x American KB Swings (32/24kg)

Post scores comments.

Skill Development
5 Rounds of the following holds/movements
:10-:08-:06-:04-:02 x L-sits
20-16-12-8-4 x Abmat Sit-ups (butterfly)
10-8-6-4-2 x Snatch Grip Deadlift (65/45lbs)
10-8-6-4-2 x Windshield/Floorwipers (135/95lbs)

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12.22.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 24, 2012 / 4 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3 Minutes
II. 2 Rounds for Quality of:
5 x Deadlift (45lbs)
5 x Sumo Deadlift High-Pull (45lbs)
5 x Front Squat (45lbs)
5 x Push Press (45lbs)
III. Mobility

“The Nightmare Before Christmas”
Twelve Epic Rounds for time where Round 1 is movement number 1, Round 2 would be movement number 1 + movement number 2… Continue in this fashion until all 12 Rounds have been merrily completed:

1 x Clean and Jerk (135/95lbs)
2 x Muscle-ups
3 x Medicine Ball Cleans (20/14lbs)
4 x Wallball (20/14lbs)
5 x Push Press (135/95lbs)
6 x Pull-ups
7 x Box Jumps (24/20”)
8 x Pistols (alt.legs)
9 x Sumo Deadlift High Pulls (32/24kg)
10 x Burpees
11 x KB Swings (32/24kg)
12 x Handstand Push-ups

Post times to comments.

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12.21.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 21, 2012 / 4 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00
II. 2 Rounds
5 x KB Sumo Deadlift (24/16kg)
5 x KB Sumo Deadlift High-Pull (24/16kg)
10 x KB Goblet Squat (24/16kg)
5R+5L x 1-Arm KB Push Press (24/16kg)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: HSPU & Pistol EMOTM
Every minute on the minute for 10:00 execute the following workload
1 x Deficit Handstand Push-up
1 x Pistol (R+L=1 Rep)

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“Bounding”
In teams of 2 athletes complete as many Rounds/Reps as possible in 12:00 of
Row 200m
10 x Bench Press (BWx.75/.5)
10 x Wallball

Notes: Only one athlete works at a time.

Post scores to comments.

“Ratios”
In teams of 2 athletes complete the following for time with one athlete working while their partner rests. Each athlete is responsible for half the workload below.

10 x Rope Climbs
20 x Clean & Jerk (135lbs)
15 x Burpee Jumping Pull-ups
60 x American KB Swings (32/24kg)
60 x GHD Sit-ups
15 x Overhead Squats (135/95lbs)
20 x Slammies (40/20lbs)
10 x Muscle-ups

Notes: Inside the parenthesis is a challenging rep/workload split that each teammate must accomplish before switching out

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12.20.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 20, 2012 / 6 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 400m
II. 2 Rounds of
20ft Duck walk
20ft Bear crawl
20ft Crab walk
20ft Forward rolls
20ft Lateral lunges
20ft Inch worms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Box Jumps
5 sets of 3-5 reps each working up to no more than 75% of your personal height record from last week.

Notes: Step down to a complete position reset for each repetition, the idea is not to rapid fire as CrossFitters traditionally do if testing work capacity as opposed to working with various heights/depths and jump confidence.

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“Goodbye Horses”
For time
Run 400m
10 Rounds of
5-4-3-2-1-5-4-3-2-1 x Front Squat (1-1.25xBW)
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 x Box Jumps (28/24”)
Run 400m
10 Rounds of
5-4-3-2-1-5-4-3-2-1 x Deadlift (1.5-2xBW)
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 x Toes-2-Bar/K2E
Run 400m

Post results to comments.

Skill Development
Mobilize while recovering (emphasis on lower body mobility/MFR focusing on calf, soleus, achilles, ITB, Hip Flexors, and of course those screaming Hammies, Glutes, and Quads).

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12.19.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 19, 2012 / 3 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Speed Rope x 2:00
II. 2 Rounds of
10 x Air Squats
10 x DB Snatch (5L/5R)
10 x Hollow Rocks
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Press 5-3-1+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 75%
3 x 85%
1+ x 95%

Post sets/reps/loads to comments.

“A Harsh Tribunal II”
Complete as many rounds as possible in 4:00 of
6 x 1-arm DB Snatch (3R/3L)
7 x Ring/Static Dips
20 x Double-unders

Notes: Rest 1 minute between each 4 minute AMRAP. Repeat for a total of 3-5 cycles (2-3 Rounds

Post scores to comments.

Skill Development
21-15-9 of
Strict Toes-2-Bar/Knees-2-Elbows
Inchworms to Hollow Body Plank Hold

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12.18.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 18, 2012 / 6 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3:00
II. 30 x Turkish Get ups (alt. sides)
III. Mobility

“Tabata This!”
Tabata x Row
Rest 1 minute
Tabata x Squat
Rest 1 minute
Tabata x Pull-up
Rest 1 minute
Tabata x Push-up
Rest 1 minute
Tabata x Abmat Sit-up

Notes: The Tabata interval sequence is 8 Rounds of :20 seconds of maximal effort work followed by :10 seconds of rest. Score best/worst reps for each movement.

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12.16.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 17, 2012 / 8 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 2:00 minutes
II. 2 Rounds
20ft Duck walk
20ft Bear crawl
20ft Crab walk
20ft Forward rolls
20ft Lateral lunges
20ft Inch worms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Back Squat 5-3-1+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40%
5 x 50%
5 x 60%
5 x 75%
3 x 85%
1+ x 95%

Post sets/reps/loads to comments.

“Pyramid Jackie”
For time
Row 500m
25x Thrusters (65/45lbs)
30x Pull-ups
25x Thrusters (65/45lbs)
Row 500m

Post scores to comments.

Skill Development
Accumulate :60 seconds for each of the following isometric holds
Ring Support
L-sit/ V-sit
Left Plank
Right Plank

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12.14.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 400m
II. 2 Rounds for Quality of:
5 x Deadlift (45/30lbs)
5 x Sumo Deadlift High-Pull (45/30lbs)
5 x Front Squat (45/30lbs)
5 x Push Press (45/30lbs)
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Banded Deadlifts
Instruction and Practical Application for Banded Deadlifts

Set 1: Blue Band 3-5 Reps Under Control @ 135/95lbs
Set 2: Green Band 3-5 Reps Under Control @ 135/95lbs
Set 3: Black Band 3-5 Reps Under Control @ 135/95lbs

Notes: The details above are meant as starter guidelines for coaches/athletes.

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“Thinkferyourselfers”
In teams of three athletes complete as many Rounds/Reps as possible in 20:00 of
10 x Clean & Jerk (115/75lbs)
20 x Burpee-Wallball Shots (20/14lbs)
30 x Push-ups

Notes: Two athletes work through the AMRAP Rounds while the third completes a 400m Sandbag Run. After the runner returns athletes switch off and repeat. Scoring will be total # of Rounds/Reps completed within the 20:00 time limit.

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12.13.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 13, 2012 / 5 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 3:00
II. 3 Rounds of
7 x Medicine Ball Cleans
7 x Push-ups
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Max Effort Box Jumps 1-1-1-1-1
Against a 15:00 Running Clock establish a personal record 1RM standing Box Jump (scoring height in inches).

Max Effort Box Jumps 1-1-1-1-1

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“Gioddmanit”
For time
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
21 x Pull-ups
21 x GHD Sit-ups
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
18 x Pull-ups
18 x GHD Sit-ups
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
15 x Pull-ups
15 x GHD Sit-ups
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
12 x Pull-ups
12 x GHD Sit-ups
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
9 x Pull-ups
9 x GHD Sit-ups
100ft Walking Overhead Lunges (45/25lbs)
6 x Pull-ups
6 x GHD Sit-ups

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12.12.2012

By Samy Daghir / December 12, 2012 / 6 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Run 800m
II. 2 rounds of
20ft duck walk
20ft bear crawl
20ft crab walk
20ft leg kicks
20ft lateral lunges
20ft inchworms
III. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Press 3-3-3+
Work through the following percentage based sets outlined below, using 1RM x .9 to establish a submaximal starting weight.
Percentages for sets and reps are derived from this number.
The final set is a “+” set which means each athlete will attempt to execute as many additional repetitions as possible beyond the initial rep load prescribed.

5 x 40% (warm-up)
5 x 50% (warm-up)
5 x 60% (warm-up)
3 x 70%
3 x 80%
3+ x 90%

Post sets/reps/loads to comments.

“Diane’s Dinner Party”
12:00 minute Ascension Ladder
2-4-6-etc… x Deadlift (225/155)
2-4-6-etc… x Handstand Push ups

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Thursday 12.05.2019

By Samy Daghir / December 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Ring Dip & Barbell Row Alt. EMOTM
Complete the following workload Every minute on the minute for 14:00.

Odd minutes x 7-10 reps
Ring Dips (strict)

Even minutes x 7 reps
Barbell Row (increase weight across sets)

Post scores to comments as reps completed for each movement movement and best weight utilized.

“Let’s Do It”
Complete as many rounds/reps as possible in 14:00 of
6 x Power Snatch (95/65lbs)
9 x Front Squat Squat (95/65lbs)
12 x GHD Sit-ups
Row 20kcal

Notes: Rx+ Unbroken commitment for a 135/95lb upgrade. Additional points of performance will be covered during the whiteboard brief. Fun fact: Internet search for the history behind the Nike brand slogan’s origin…

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Wednesday 12.04.2019

By Samy Daghir / December 4, 2019 / 2 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Press Week 3
Against a 12:00 running clock accomplish the following warm-up and working sets.

Warm-up sets/reps:
5 x Light Weight Technique Set
3 x 50%
3 x 65%

Working sets/reps:
Press x 5 sets @ 5 reps each (75%5RM)

Notes:
– Each set should be performed at 75% of a 5 rep maximum (5RM).

Post scores to comments.

“Sprint Souffle”
6 Rounds for time of
1 x Kettlebell Complex
10 x Push-ups
1 x Shuttle Run
:30 rest

Notes: Kettlebell Complex = 5 x KB Sumo Deadlift High Pull + 5 x Russian KB Swings + 5 x American KB Swings @ challenging weight. The shuttle run is four lengths of the main floor at 50ft per length. Score includes the built in rest interval.

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Tuesday 11.03.2019

By Samy Daghir / December 3, 2019 / 1 Comment

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Rope Climb & V-up Intervals
Complete 5 Rounds of the following Rope Climb and V-up interval assignments.

2:00 x Rope Climb (2 Ascents)
1:00 x V-ups (15 reps)

Notes: Additional points of performance for today’s training will be covered during the whiteboard brief.

Post scores to comments.

“Whitewalls”
5 Rounds for time of
7 x Power Cleans (135/95lbs)
10 x Slamball
30 x Double-unders

Post scores to comments.

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Monday 12.02.2019

By Samy Daghir / December 2, 2019 / 2 Comments

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Back Squat Week 3 (5×[email protected]%)
Against a 15:00 running clock accomplish the following warm-up and working sets.

Warm-up sets/reps:
5 x Light Weight Technique Set
3 x 50%
3 x 65%

Working sets/reps:
Back Squat x 5 sets @ 5 reps each (75%5RM)

Notes:
– Each set should be performed at 75% of the 5 rep maximum (5RM) established last Monday.

Post scores to comments.

“Snow Day”
For time versus a 12:00 time cap
Row 1000m
Then… Partition as needed;
50 x Thrusters (75/55lbs)
75 x Burpees

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Wednesday 11.27.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 27, 2019 / 2 Comments

**Important Holiday Schedule Information**

MON, TUES & WEDS (25,26,27th)
Normal Hours

THURS (28th) & FRI (29th)
Closed for Holiday Break

SAT(30th)
OPEN GYM 9-11 —> **HERO WOD “MILLEY”**

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Deadlift Week 2
Against a 12:00 running clock accomplish the following warm-up and working sets.

Warm-up sets/reps:
5 x Light Weight Technique Set
3 x 50%
3 x 65%

Working sets/reps:
Deadlift x 3 sets @ 5 reps each (75%5RM)

Notes:
– Each set should be performed at 75% of the 5 rep maximum (5RM) established last Friday.
– Begin getting comfortable with the warm-up protocol and percentages, cheat sheets will be provided for quick math (no one is judging you 5am-ers…).

Post scores to comments.

”Team Turkey Shoot 2019”
Complete the following for time in teams of 2
100 x Wallball (20/14lbs)
80 x KB Swings (24/16kg)
60 x KB Goblet Walking Lunges (per leg)
40 x DB Renegade Rows (50/35lbs)
50ft x Walk on Hands
Run 400m (bumper plate overhead 45#)
100m x Burpee Broad Jumps (each)

Notes: Athletes may work break up the workload however they want provided each member of the team completes half of the reps. This excludes the run and burpee broad jump, which both members will need to complete. There will be incentive points, scaling considerations, and logistics (BAMCIS) covered during the whiteboard brief.

Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

 

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Tuesday 11.26.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 26, 2019 / 3 Comments

**Important Holiday Schedule Information**

MON, TUES & WEDS (25,26,27th)
Normal Hours

THURS (28th) & FRI (29th)
Closed for Holiday Break

SAT(30th)
OPEN GYM 9-11 —> **HERO WOD “MILLEY”**

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Press Week 2
Against a 12:00 running clock accomplish the following warm-up and working sets.

Warm-up sets/reps:
5 x Light Weight Technique Set
5 x 50%
5 x 65%

Working sets/reps:
Press x 3 sets @ 5 reps each (75%5RM)

Notes:
– Each set should be performed at 75% of the 5 rep maximum (5RM) established last Wendesday.
– Begin getting comfortable with the warm-up protocol and percentages, cheat sheets will be provided for quick math (no one is judging you 5am-ers…).

Post scores to comments.

“2nd Wind”
6 rounds for time of (15:00 time cap)
Row 250m
15 x GHD Sit-ups
40 x Double-unders

Notes: Scaling rep adjustments today are 1:1 for all movement substitutions.

Skill Development
– Back Extensions 3 x 10
– Ring Support x 2:00 cumulative
– 35 x Hollow Rocks
– Foam Rolling Series (preparing for indoctrination into warm-up series)
– Deadlift prep for tomorrow’s 3 x 5 prior to the Team WOD.

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Monday 11.25.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

**Important Holiday Schedule Information**

MON, TUES & WEDS (25,26,27th)
Normal Hours

THURS (28th) & FRI (29th)
Closed for Holiday Break

SAT(30th)
OPEN GYM 9-11

Thank you and well done to this crew for helping make our first In House Weightlifting Meet a gnarly good time, those kilos had wings! YESSSSSS Greg, Nate, Trevor, Bobby, PITA, Jaymes, Kerri, Heidi, Katelyn, Anderson, Bethany, and Daniel! Media releases pending!

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Back Squat Week 2
Against a 15:00 running clock accomplish the following warm-up and working sets.

Warm-up sets/reps:
5 x Light Weight Technique Set
5 x 50%
5 x 65%

Working sets/reps:
Back Squat x 3 sets @ 5 reps each (75%5RM)

Notes:
– Each set should be performed at 75% of the 5 rep maximum (5RM) established last Monday.
– Begin getting comfortable with the warm-up protocol and percentages, cheat sheets will be provided for quick math (no one is judging you 5am-ers…)

Post scores to comments.

**Additional Ops Brief for the week ahead**
Regarding upcoming strength progressions… Our strength training this week which falls on Monday for Back Squat, Tuesday for Press, and Wednesday for Deadlift there will be a prep week at 3 sets of 75% before we kick it all in for 5×5 next week. Spoiler alerts also include a Team WOD Wednesday after we touch on deadlifts.

“Sizzybelle”
15:00 AMRAP of
5 x Pull-ups
10 x Push-ups
15 x Air Squats
1,2,3… x Power Snatch (95/65lbs)

Notes: Scale weight as necessary to facilitate multiple rep sets with touch and go style. Rx+ 135/95lbs respectively. Pull-up substitutions, Push-up modifications, and Air Squat scaling all are 1:1 for today.

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Friday 11.22.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 22, 2019 / 3 Comments

**Important Holiday Schedule Information**

MON, TUES & WEDS (25,26,27th)
Normal Hours

THURS (28th) & FRI (29th)
Closed for Holiday Break

SAT(30th)
OPEN GYM 9-11


Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Deadlift Week 1
Warm-up as needed (3 sets @ 5,3, and 3 reps each) building to a starting weight 65-75% of a 1RM.

Deadlift x 5rm (18:00 time cap)

Post scores to comments.

“Ham Sandwich”
30-20-10 for time of
Row (kcal)
Wallball (20/14lbs)
1-arm Dumbbell Snatch (50/35lbs)

Post scores to comments.

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Thursday 11.21.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 21, 2019 / 1 Comment

 

JOIN US AND SLING SOME STEEL THIS SATURDAY! In House Weightlifting Meet available to any of our crew who want to aain some competitive experience… Come get in the mix for an Olympic Lifting throw down after open gym! Bring the lumber, freaks!

Warm-up Drills
I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Handstands & Pistols EMOTM
For 12 Rounds complete the following; every minute on the minute.

Odd Minutes x 4-6 reps (strict or kipping) Handstand Push-ups
Even Minutes x 6-10 reps (alternating L/R) x Pistols

Notes: Scaling options for modified HSPU’s, Handstand Walks, Pistol scaling will be covered during the whiteboard brief.

Post scores to comments.

“BAMCIS 2020”
Complete for time
10-8-6-4-2 x Front Squat (95/65lbs)
10-10-10-10-10 x Toes-to-bar
35-35-35-35-35 x Double-unders

Notes: Rx+ complete each set unbroken before moving on in the WOD; Front Squat weight upgraded to 135/95lbs respectively. Scaling for Knees-2-Elbows will be hanging knee raises, Supine Leg Raises, or Abmat Sit-ups. Additional details for scaling will be covered during the whiteboard brief.

Post scores to comments.

Skill Development & Accessory
*Remedial Skill work and skill progression establishment for athletes that wish for additional guidance and coaching.
*Recovery & Mobility Efforts.
*Preparatory Emphasis on tomorrow’s 5RM Deadlift training.

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Wednesday 11.20.2019

By Samy Daghir / November 20, 2019 / 2 Comments


Warm-up Drills

I. Row 500m / Jumprope x 2:00
II. Dynamic Drills
III. Yoga Series
IV. Mobility

Impact/Focus: Shoulder Press Week 1
Warm-up as needed (3 sets @ 5,3, and 3 reps each) building to a starting weight 65-75% of a 1RM.

Shoulder Press x 5rm (15:00 time cap)

Post scores to comments.

“Dakota Math”
10 Rounds for time of
7 x Slamball
8 x Push-ups
9 x AKB Swings (32/24kg)

Notes: 12 minute time cap on this rapid fire Met Con, get some, freaks!

Post scores to comments.

Skill Development: Kip & Core Conditioning
5 Rounds of assigned reps/timed hold (as a class)
5 x Shoot-Through Drill (2 KB’s or Paralette Set-up, etc.)
:10 x L/V-sit Hold or 10 x Hollow Rocks

Notes: Introduction day, time permitting for the Shoot Through drill (see WOD “Shoots & Ladders”) Shoot-Through Drill has a Push-up from forward leaning plank on the front of the gymnastic/kipping movement complex, and a modified Dip on the end of the complex.

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