Wednesday 211208

Double Isabel
For time:

60 snatches

♀ 95 lb. ♂ 135 lb.

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Scaling:
Though twice the reps of Isabel, this workout should still be fairly quick. Reduce the loading and reps to complete it in under 10 minutes.

Intermediate Option:
For time:
45 snatches
♀ 95 lb. ♂ 135 lb.

Beginner Option:
For time:
30 snatches
♀ 22 lb. ♂ 35 lb.

Tuesday 211207

Rest Day

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Monday 211206

For time:

20 back squats
40 toes-to-bars
60/40-calorie row

♀ 155 lb ♂ 225 lb

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Scaling:
Choose loading and modifications that allow you to complete large sets with minimal rest. Go hard on the row.

Intermediate Option:
For time:
20 back squats
40 toes-to-bars
60/40-calorie row

♀ 125 lb ♂ 185 lb

Beginner Option:
For time:
15 back squats
30 hanging knee raises
45/30-calorie row

♀ 55 lb ♂ 75 lb

Sunday 211205

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

5 burpees
15-ft rope climb, 1 ascent
30 double-unders

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Scaling:
Deconditioned athletes should reduce the overall time of this workout and shoot to complete 5-7 rounds. Intermediate athletes can do this workout as prescribed.

Beginner Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:
5 burpees
1 rope climb, lying to standing
30 single-unders

Saturday 211204

Nasty Girls V2

3 rounds for time of:
50 single-leg squats, alternating
7 muscle-ups
10 hang power cleans

♀ 125 lb ♂ 175 lb

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Scaling:
This is a variation of the benchmark workout Nasty Girls. Intermediate athletes should first perform the original benchmark if they haven’t done so already. Newer athletes should modify the movements and loading.

Intermediate Option: Nasty Girls
3 rounds for time of:
50 squats
7 muscle-ups
10 hang power cleans

♀ 95 lb ♂ 135 lb

Beginner Option:
3 rounds for time of:
25 squats
5 assisted pull-ups
10 hang power cleans

♀ 22 lb ♂ 35 lb

Friday 211203

Rest Day

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Thursday 211202

Muscle snatch 1-1-1-1-1 reps
Power snatch 1-1-1-1-1 reps
Squat snatch 1-1-1-1-1 reps

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Scaling:
Most athletes will be able to do this workout as prescribed. This progression of snatch variations should prepare you well for the attempts at a 1-rep-max squat snatch. Experienced lifters should try to go heavy, while newer athletes should focus on mechanics and worry less about adding weight.

Wednesday 211201

3 rounds for time of:

500-m row
21 push-ups
12 strict toes-to-rings

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Scaling:
The intended time domain for today’s workout is in the 12-15 minute range. Modify the distance and reps so that you can move through each movement with minimal rest.

Beginner Option:
3 rounds for time of:
250-m row
15 assisted push-ups
12 sit-ups

Tuesday 211130

With a continuously running clock, complete 5 thrusters every minute.

From 0:00-5:00 use ♀ 55 / ♂ 75 lb
From 5:00-10:00 use ♀ 65 / ♂ 95 lb
From 10:00-15:00 use ♀ 75 / ♂ 115 lb
Continue adding ♀ 10 / ♂ 20 lb. every 5 minutes for as long as you are able.

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Scaling:
This workout starts light, and the reps start to add up quickly. Intermediate athletes do not need to scale the weights. Beginner athletes can maintain the format of the workout but reduce the loading and overall time domain.

Beginner Option:
With a 10-minute clock, complete 5 thrusters every minute.
From 0:00-5:00 use ♀ 35 / ♂ 45 lb
From 5:00-10:00 use ♀ 45 / ♂ 65 lb

Monday 211129

Rest Day

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Sunday 211128

Complete as many Echo bike calories as possible in 10 minutes while performing rounds of:

10 box jumps
15 push jerks
20 seconds on the Echo Bike

♀ 20-in. box, 65-lb. jerks
♂ 24-in. box, 95-lb. jerks

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Scaling:
This workout involves some strategy. Go all out on the bike and survive the rest, or pace it a bit and aim for more rounds. Intermediate athletes can do this workout as prescribed.

Beginner Option:
Complete as many Echo bike calories as possible in 10 minutes while performing rounds of:
10 box jumps
15 push jerks
20 seconds on the Echo bike

♀ 12-in. box, 35-lb. jerks
♂ 18-in. box, 55-lb. jerks

Saturday 211127

Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:

30-second L-sit from the floor
10 odd-object cleans

Use a 20- to 30-lb. sandbag, ball, backpack, or other odd object for the cleans.

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Scaling:
Watch “L-Sit Variations With Julie Barnes Maurer” and “L-Sit Drills,” and modify the L-sit hold to a position you are able to maintain for a full 30 seconds when fresh.

Intermediate Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:
30-second tuck sit
10 odd-object cleans

Use a 20- to 30-lb. sandbag, ball, backpack, or other odd object for the cleans.

Beginner Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:
30-second seated leg raises
10 odd-object cleans

Use a 10- to 15-lb. sandbag, ball, backpack, or other odd object for the cleans.

Friday 211126

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

50 double-unders
100-ft. walking lunge
100-ft. bear crawl

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Scaling:
Intermediate athletes should take this opportunity to work on stringing big sets of double-unders together. Newer athletes should reduce the over all volume.

Beginner Option:
3 rounds, for quality:
50 single-unders
50-ft. walking lunge
50-ft. bear crawl

Thursday 211125

Rest Day

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Wednesday 211124

Overhead squat 3-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1 reps

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Scaling:
Focus on excellent technique for every set. If you have a previous 1-rep max, try to set a new PR. Add weight for each set, but only if movement quality is consistent. Intermediate athletes can perform this workout as prescribed. Newer athletes can increase the reps to encourage more practice with the lift.

Beginner Option:
Overhead squat 5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3 reps

Tuesday 211123

Complete as many rounds as possible in 7 minutes of:

7 box jumps
7 chest-to-bar pull-ups

♀ 24-in. box ♂30-in box

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Scaling:
This is a burner. Push the intensity by choosing modifications that allow you to complete the sets unbroken.

Intermediate Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 7 minutes of:
7 box jumps
5 chest-to-bar pull-ups

♀ 24-in. box ♂30-in box

Beginner Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 7 minutes of:
7 box jumps
7 ring rows

♀ 14-in. box ♂ 20-in. box

Monday 211122

Holleyman
30 rounds for time of:

5 wall-ball shots
3 handstand push-ups
1 power clean

♀ 14-lb. ball, 155-lb. clean
♂ 20-lb. ball, 225-lb. clean

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Scaling:
This is a long hero workout. Reduce the overall rounds in order to complete the work in 25 minutes or less.

Intermediate Option:
25 rounds for time of:
5 wall-ball shots
3 handstand push-ups
1 power clean

♀ 14-lb. ball, 125-lb. clean
♂ 20-lb. ball, 185-lb. clean

Beginner Option:
10 rounds for time of:
5 wall-ball shots
3 push-ups
1 power clean

♀ 6-lb. ball, 55-lb. clean
♂ 10-lb. ball, 75-lb. clean

Sunday 211121

Rest Day

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Saturday 211120

3 rounds for max reps of:

1 minute of GHD sit-ups
1 minute of walking lunges
1 minute of bar muscle-ups

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Scaling:
This combo will tax your midline. If you are new to the GHD, practice the skill during warm-up and modify to an abmat sit-up during the workout. Choose a muscle-up modification that will allow you to complete at least 5 reps in the interval.

Intermediate Option:
2 rounds for max reps of:
1 minute of GHD sit-ups
1 minute of walking lunges
1 minute of assisted bar muscle-ups

1 round for max reps of:
1 minute of abmat sit-ups
1 minute of walking lunges
1 minute of assisted bar muscle-ups

Beginner Option:
2 rounds for max reps of:
1 minute of abmat sit-ups
1 minute of walking lunges
1 minute of 3 jumping pull-ups + 3 assisted push-ups

Friday 211119

10 rounds for time of:

1 power snatch
3 overhead squats

♀ 125 lb. ♂ 185 lb.

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Scaling:
This workout contains a high volume of weightlifting at a moderately heavy load. Reduce the weight but try to perform the prescribed reps. Today’s workout offers a good opportunity to focus on mechanics in your snatch and overhead squat.

Intermediate Option:
10 rounds for time of:
1 power snatch
3 overhead squats

♀ 95 lb. ♂ 135 lb.

Beginner Option:
10 rounds for time of:
1 power snatch
3 overhead squats

♀ 35 lb. ♂ 45 lb.

Thursday 211118

Jerry
For time:

Run 1 mile
Row 2,000 meters
Run 1 mile

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Scaling:
This workout should feel similar to a 5k run or row effort, and fall into a similar time domain. Intermediate athletes can do this workout as prescribed.

Beginner Option:
For time:
Run 800 meters
Row 1,000 meters
Run 800 meters

Wednesday 211117

Rest Day

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Tuesday 211116

Shoulder press 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps

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Scaling:
Most athletes can perform this workout as prescribed. Newer athletes should focus on maintaining sound mechanics rather than trying for max loads.

Beginner Option:
Shoulder press 3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 reps

Monday 211115

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

20 medicine-ball cleans
60 double-unders

♀ 14-lb. ball ♂ 20-lb. ball

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Scaling:
Adjust the movements and reps so you can keep moving for the duration of the workout. The volume of squats will be high, so choose a ball that is manageable. The volume of double-unders is also high in this conditioning workout. If you can do them, this is a good opportunity to practice large sets while fatigued; if you struggle with double-unders, reduce the reps so you can keep moving and don't stall on the rope.

Intermediate Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
20 medicine-ball cleans
30 double-unders

♀ 10-lb. ball ♂ 14-lb. ball

Beginner Option:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:
10 medicine-ball cleans
60 single-unders

Sunday 211114

21-15-9 reps for time of:

Deadlifts
Strict ring dips

♀ 185 lb. ♂ 275 lb.

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Scaling:
Reduce the load in order to complete each round in 3-4 sets. Similarly, choose a ring dip modification that allows you to complete each round in 3-4 sets, with solid mechanics.

Intermediate Option:
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
15-12-9
Strict ring dips

♀ 165 lb. ♂ 245 lb.

Beginner Option:
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts
Assisted push-ups
♀ 65 lb. ♂ 95 lb.

Saturday 211113

Rest Day

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Friday 211112

Every 4 minutes for 7 rounds:

200-m sprint

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Scaling:
Each round should be an all out effort with plenty of time to recovery between sprints. Beginners can reduce the total number of rounds.

Beginner Option:
Every 4 minutes for 4 rounds:
200-m run

Thursday 211111

Maxton
With a weight vest, 13 rounds for time of:

8 strict pull-ups
26 box step-ups
21 burpees

♀ 14-lb. vest, 20-in. box
♂ 20-lb. vest, 24-in. box

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Scaling:
This is a high volume Hero workout. Newer athletes should reduce the rounds. Intermediate athletes can choose to not wear a vest while preserving the reps and movements.

Intermediate Option:
13 rounds for time of:
8 strict pull-ups
26 box step-ups
21 burpees

♀ 20-in. box
♂ 24-in. box

Beginner Option:
5 rounds for time of:
4 assisted pull-ups
13 box step-ups
11 burpees

Wednesday 211110

Back squat 5-5-5-5-5 reps

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Scaling:
Experienced athletes should build to a heavy set of 5 and plan to go as heavy as possible across all sets. Newer athletes should start light, focus on mechanics, and slowly add weight as they are comfortable.

Tuesday 211109

Rest Day

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Monday 211108

15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:

Power cleans
Bar-facing burpees

♀ 95 lb. ♂ 135 lb.

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Scaling:
This is a fast burner. Choose a weight on the power clean that allows you to hold on for unbroken sets. Newer athletes should focus on proper mechanics. Push hard on the burpees.

Intermediate Option:
15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:
Power cleans
Bar-facing burpees

♀ 75 lb. ♂ 115 lb.

Beginner Option:
15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:
Power cleans
Bar-facing burpees

♀ 35 lb. ♂ 45 lb.

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