2/28/13 – Thursday

Written by josequan. Posted in Fitness

The kipping Handstand Push Up

Attention members:

We are going to try and add something new into the programming and its called TEMPO TRAINING. Borrowed it from CF Invictus…THANKS!!! PLEASE read the article below and understand what the “@20X1 or @20X0” means next to the shoulder press and strict pull-ups below. Hopefully this works out




Four sets of:
Shoulder Press x 4-6 reps @ 20X1
Rest 90 seconds
Strict Pull-ups x 2-3 reps @ 21X0
Rest 90 seconds

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 7 minutes of:
Toes to Bar x 10 reps
Hand release Push-Ups x 15 reps
24″/20″ Box Jumps x 20 reps


Active Recovery Day
Aerobic Restoration
25-40 minutes of one of the following performed at 60-70% effort – easy, restorative pace:
* Swim (this is my first choice, and if you have an ocean, even better)
* Row (focus on mechanics, smooth and efficient with a very low stroke per minute pace)
* AirDyne (keep the pace conversational and relaxed)
* Cycling (get outdoors and enjoy the scenery as you ride)
* Hike (nothing crazy here, find a nice easy slope and go for a walk outdoors)

NOTE ABOUT ACTIVE RECOVERY – The activity selected must be restorative for you. It can also be an opportunity to work on a skill (like swimming or rowing), but the effort expended should leave you feeling energized at the end of the session, not depleted. I would also always prefer to see active recovery done as soon after rising as possible on the active recovery days. It’s an opportunity to start some blood flowing and aid your recovery.

Mobility and Maintenance
* Choose 1-2 Thoracic Mobility Drills from Kelly Starrett’s Mobility WOD and spend 5-10 minutes with them.
* Choose 2-3 Lower Body Mobility Drills from Kelly Starrett’s Mobility WOD and spend 10-12 minutes with them.
* Choose 1-2 Upper Extremity Mobility Drills from Kelly Starrett’s Mobility WOD and spend 5-10 minutes with them.
– AND/OR –
* Body work from a licensed body worker (ART, Graston, acupuncture, etc…)

Inflammation Maintenance
* This could be a lot of things, but think in terms of compression, contrast baths, salt baths, castor oil packs, etc….

Nutrition Preparation
* Ensure that you have quality foods prepared in the appropriate quantities to fuel your efforts for the remainder of the week.

Mental Restoration
* Different for everyone – could be meditation or could be gathering with friends; the key is to engage in activities that make your life full and help you recharge your batteries.

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