Wednesday 5/23/18

Strength Cycle: Post-Open Cycle – Week 7

In 16min:
Find 1RM Back Squat
*We know it’s not ideal to attempt a 1RM after heavy deads on Monday and heavy squat cleans yesterday, but don’t let that deter you. Have some extra caffeine and surprise yourself.

5 Rounds
50 Steps Sandbag Hold – L: 60/30; S: 100/60; SS: 150/100
5 Squat Cleans – L: 135/85; S: 185/115
5 Pullups (S: C2B)
*For the Sandbag Steps, hug the bag/ball and take 50 steps in place, ideally with high knees. It’s easy to rep thru these quickly and not get the full benefit, but instead, make these high-knee steps and really make the butt burn.

Straight Leg Raise on Rig (loosen up that lower back!)

Daily Reading
1. Frozen Food Fan? As Sales Rise, Studies Show Frozen Produce Is As Healthy As Fresh
2. Treadmills Were Meant to Be Atonement Machines
3. 4 Squat myths

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