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Archive for February 2010

Training Schedule March 1st – March 6th

This is the beginning of the last four week segment of our periodized schedule. During these four weeks, we are going to be looking to optimize our training goals for the 12 weeks that we have been training. What are our goals? Collectively, we have weightlifters, runners, folks interested in getting stronger and slimmer, and a large group who wants to do the Warrior Dash in October. Elements of this […]

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Training Schedule February 22nd – 27th

This is the 8th week of our periodized schedule and is another de-load week. As with last time, it is a good time to practice yoga, take a long bike ride, or go for a hike. The idea is to rest, recover, and come back stronger next week. Endurance Training: Use these either between strength training days or four hours before or after a strength workout. Option 1: Low intensity: […]

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Your Saturday Assignment

Courtesy of Chris Shugart of T-nation in this article: The Texas Push-Up Challenge Here’s how it works: 1. Begin in a standing position.2. Drop to a push-up position and do one push-up.3. Stand back up quickly.4. Drop back down and do two push-ups.5. Stand back up.6. Drop back down and do three push-ups, then stand back up.7. Repeat this pattern until you do 10 reps on the last set of […]

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Training Schedule, February 15th – February 19th

Endurance Training: Use these either between strength training days or four hours before or after a strength workout. Option 1 (high intensity): 15 – 25 fifty meter sprints with 30-60 second recoveriesOption 2 (high intensity): Run, bike or row 6 rounds of the following intervals: 30 seconds all out effort followed by 2 minutes of moderate pace. Complete all six rounds with no rest between intervals. Include a 2 minute […]

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