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Rest Day

This week I want to talk about the role of nutrition in the recovery process. If I could recommend only one adjustment to the nutrition of strength training athletes, it would be to ensure adequate

Total Body / Circuit, Foundations 3, Block 3

Total body training is about connecting the upper and lower halves of your body through functional movements. These movements often challenge you in different planes of motion (frontal and transverse). We almost always perform a

Interval Run, Foundations 3, Block 3

Long intervals give you a chance to really feel what pacing is like for these intensities. Make sure you are following the zone guide and practicing the difference between hard efforts and easy efforts. 5

Hinge/Press, Foundations 3, Block 3

Today’s set to failure is going to be in the deadlift. The deadlift is an inherently safe lift because if something goes wrong, you can simply drop the weight. This inherent safety sometimes leads to

Easy Run, Foundations 3, Block 3

Easy runs are the vegetables of our training. Rarely exciting, nobody gets particularly excited about them. These workouts carry the vitamins and minerals that our training craves, though. Do these workouts because you know they’re

Total Body / Circuit, Foundations 3, Block 3

Today’s total body workout has us developing some power with a superset of heavy kettlebells and box jumps. Focus on being explosive through both the swings and the jumps. On the box jumps, land high

Hill Run, Foundations 3, Block 3

This high potency hill sprint workout is going to leave those legs feeling the squats we did yesterday. Make sure to do a good warm-up and find a nice steep hill that you can sprint

Squat/Pull, Foundations 3, Block 3

Today’s workout takes advantage of a single set to failure. Sets to failure work by focussing on metabolic stress and muscle fibre recruitment, two key requirements for muscle growth. Squat variation 20X1 3 sets of

Rest Day

Last week we talked about sleep. Have you taken any steps this week to improve your sleep quality? If so, drop a comment and let us know how things are going. What did you change

Total Body / Circuit, Foundations 3, Block 2

Circuits are a great way to maximize your time in the gym. The key to getting the most out of circuits is exercise selection. Picking exercises that complement each other not only optimizes your time