Tuesday, June 6, 2017

*** REMINDER: Today is your last day to test your pushups for the Pushups Amplified Challenge. Come to class today! ***

Workout of the Day

A) Pushups Amplified Challenge – Testing Day
Max perfect pushups in one set
See the movement standards below

B1) Front Squat 5RM
25 minutes to a 5RM

B2) Strict Ring Muscle-Ups or Pullups 5×2
Add weight if possible

B) Sled Drag 100m
Heavy – not for time.

You asked for it, and you got it – our Pushups Amplified Challenge will kicks off today!

This 3-week challenge will improve your strength and stamina in the most basic measure of upper body prowess – the pushup.

To light the fire of friendly competition, we’re going to make it a contest. You will be tested on June 5/6th to determine your starting pushup score, which is the number of good pushups completed in one set. After testing, you will be given structured pushup workouts to do for the next 3 weeks. You will be retested on June 27/28th to determine how much you’ve improved. Those who show the most improvement in each of our three divisions will win a prize.

Show us what ya got!

Perfect Pushup Movement Standards:

  • Elbows locked at the top of each rep
  • Maintain rigid plank position (hips in-line with shoulders and ankles throughout the rep)
  • Chest hits the ground at the bottom (and ONLY the chest)

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