Workout of the Day: Day of the Week, 4.9.14

IT’S BENCH DAY, BRO!

bench 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 series.

 

Movement Prep:

Lax ball pecs, 10 raises/side

Lax ball shoulders, 1 min/side

Band Pull Apart Series, 10 reps/position

Accessory/Activation:

Plyo Push Ups 4×3 (eccentric push up as scale)

Strength:

5RM Bench Press (no more than 5 sets following warm up @50%)

Conditioning

For Quality 3- 5 rounds

20 weighted Step Ups (Suitcase Hold.  Choose your load.)

15 Ring Rows, rings must make contact at the shoulders

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