New Level 2’s If you see Jim, Tate, or Trent give them a high five for leveling up last night!
The final step in becoming a proper Level 2 is taking the Basic Barbell course. We have one this Saturday from 10:30 – 12:30 p.m. You’ll learn how to properly train with a barbell and can use this information throughout your gym career! Members get a half off discount and can use this link to register.
Get swole for the summer If you’re interested in joining Pure Strength classes and you’re a level 0/1, you will also need to take the Basic Barbell course before registering for Pure Strength class. And you can also use the above link for the discount. If you have any questions about Pure Strength, John will be more than happy to help you out! Classes are from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Thursday nights.
0:00 – 12:00
Super Dynamic Warmup
12:00 – 20:00
Lat/Tricep Activation Drills
15 minutes E3MOM (20:00 – 35:00)
TEMPO BENCH PRESS: 42X1
Spend FOUR seconds lowering down to the Sternum, hold for TWO seconds with the bar touching your chest, EXPLODE up to lockout as fast as you can, ONE second reset at the top. PERFORM EACH REP AT PRECISELY THIS TEMPO or you will have to go down in weight.
5 Bench Press
L4 – 165/95#
L3 – 145/75#
L2 – 125/55#
5 Double Kettlebell Floor Press
As always these are suggested weights. Tempo training should make light weights feel much heavier. Remember the purpose of this training is to see how perfectly you can maintain form throughout the entire range of motion of the lift; this is not limit-strength training.
35:00 – 45:00
Gorilla Rows (push down on one side as you pull up on the other)
Crouching Beast (legs are loaded as you push back) into Push-up (come forward into the bottom of a push-up, without going into a regular plank)
45:00 – 60:00
16 Alternating Gorilla Rows
16 Crouching Beast Push-ups
L4 – 2×24/2×18
L3 – 2×22/2×16
L2 – no rx
8/8 Single Arm Rows (any stance)
12 Push-ups (use perfect form every rep!)
If you’re planning to train tomorrow, you shouldn’t do this part of the workout.
(after class, may be done at home if you want)
Swings – sets of 20 reps: 5 minutes or 200 reps, whichever comes first