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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 4.30.14

Bench Press and Benchmark Wednesday Make sure you communicate with your spotter before you take the weight Wednesday SMR: Lax ball Pecs, 10 raises/side, Lax ball Shoulders, 1 min/side Movement Prep: Band Pull Apart Series, 10 reps/position Accessory: Banded upper body walks 10 steps/side x 2 Strength: Bench Press 3×5 – Use 85% of 5RM […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 4.23.14

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger   Kelly Starrett discussing shoulder positioning in the bench press: Wednesday: Movement Prep: Lax ball pecs (1 min/side) band pull apart series (10 reps in each position) 60ft crab […]

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Workout of the Day: Day of the Week, 4.9.14

IT’S BENCH DAY, BRO!   Here is an easy way to prep the shoulders for pressing movements.  The banded pull apart series is a great way to improve posture while strengthening the rotator cuff.  Consider adding it to your daily warm ups! Here is Eric Cressey describing common errors associated with the banded pull apart […]

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Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 8.6.13

What should your back look like in the bench, and other questions you might get asked when you bench in places that aren’t CFCC (a post I wrote a while back). Bench Press numbers from Last Spring (in case you don’t remember them). Have you tried a Hero Bar yet? Walter Abrams, a member of […]

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Workout of the Day, Saturday, 4.20.13

HYBRID/ADVANCED OLY, 9-11am, 1-3pm, with Coach Jim. WORKOUT OF THE DAY, with Chris at 9am, with Erin at 1pm. SQUATTING ONLY, with Chris and Erin, at 10am. OLY BASICS, with Jim, Erin, and Chris, 11-1230pm. BEACH SEASON, with Chris, 1pm.   WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Deep Belly Breathing + Lat Stretch, 1 minute. Then: […]