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Strength coach, trainer educator, writer, mom to three awesome kids, pie enthusiast. Creating monsters since 2009.

Training Schedule September 13th – September 19th

So, four weeks until the Warrior Dash.  Truth is, its not that far of a run.  But, we still have train with some distance if you aren’t used to running.  Regular runners, you just need to do some pullups. 

If we were training for a longer distance, a 10K, half marathon, or marathon, we would phasing out the heavy weight training and doing some maintenance strength and power training with bodyweight, light implements, and/or plyometrics (jump training).  But, this is a short distance and its not worth detraining all of our strength just to run three miles.

And so, we continue to lift.  I wouldn’t lift heavy a day or two before the actual race just because running with DOMS is not fun, but there’s no need to give things up entirely.

 Monday:

Power Clean, doubles, 6-8 sets
Front squat 3×10
Push Press 5×5

Run 1 mile

Tuesday:

Weighted walk, 3-5 miles, carry, drag, and/or push weight

or

3 mile run

Wednesday:

30 kettlebell swings
Run 200 meters
3 rounds

Then run 1/2 mile

Thursday:

Rest day or 3-5 mile walk or run

Friday:

Power Snatch to overhead  squat, doubles, 6-8 reps

10 Jump Squats
10 pushups
400 meter run
4 rounds

Saturday:

Run 3 miles

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