Monday 180806

I. General Warm-up


10 Quadruped Thoracic Rotations/side (hand on neck, drop elbpw towards opposite knee, then towards ceiling)

10 Bird-Dogs

10 Fire hydrants/side


Build Power Clean to working weight

Prep stations and take a couple warm-up reps of Dip/Bar Dip/Push-up


II. Transition and Build Up


Power Clean

Dip/Bar Dip/Push-up

*this is a fast workout, make sure you are nice and warm before starting!


III. Workout Of The Day

**Benchmark Series Workout Retest**





Power cleans @135/95

Ring dips


Scale 1



Power cleans @95/65

Bar dips


Scale 2



Power cleans @75/45






The time has come for us to begin retesting our Benchmark workouts! Compare this workout to 180402. GO back and check what your scaling and time were and make a solid effort to beat it! Elizabeth is a classic girl workout that tests a multitude of fitness capacities, including aerobic power, strength, and skill. This should be a fast, max effort type of workout. Give it your all. As always, the prescription levels are solid guidelines, but scale as needed (example: banded bar dips); just be sure to record what scaling options you use so you can test it the same next time, or try to scale up to something more difficult. We are doing this as Power Clean Elizabeth (rather than Squat Clean) to help allow for a more intense pace.


IV. Accessory, Recovery, and Community

Mash lats and thoracic 3:00-5:00



V. Supplemental Work


3 sets not for time

A1. 8-10 Farmers Single-Leg Bulgarian Split Squats w/ Tempo 31X1: 3 seconds down, 1 second pause at the bottom, up fast, then 1 second pause at the top. Hold DB’s in Farmers hold.

Rest 1:00

A2. 8-10 DB Bench Press w Tempo 31X2: 3 seconds down, 1 second pause at the bottom, up fast, then 2 second pause at the top.

Rest 1:00

*repeat from last week but with higher reps. Try to match load from last week. 

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