New Program

JAN

04

Friday


Workout:
3x5 Wall Squat
3x10 Squat
3x5 Goblet Squat @ 35#
3x10 OHS @ 45# BB
3x20m OH Walking Lunge @ 10# DB (single arm, 10m forwards in right hand, 10m backwards in left hand)
Then:
Work up to Heavy Deadlift (i.e 315)
Then:
5x3 DL @ 80% 1RM Rest 3 minutes between sets
Then:
OHS @ 75# +
Ring Push-up with feet on Box (i.e. 10" platform)
30-20-10 reps of each
Then:
Row 2000m For Time
Rest amount of Time it took to do 2000m
Row 1000m For Time
Rest amount of time it took to do 1000m
Row 500m Row Time
Then:
Cool Down


Notes:

Deadlift, OHS, Ring Push-up, Row:
One of the weighted training sessions from the newly posted Foundation (Rowing Specifc) program

Members:

We just added a new program entitled "FOUNDATION (ROWING SPECIFIC)" to the Training section. It is available to Full Members only. Here is the write-up from that program:

This is a program designed for the person looking to increase their level of GPP (General Physical Preparedness) or "all around fitness" and also wants to incorporate the rower or wants to specifically improve their performance on the rowing machine. 

The program itself is pretty simple and straight forward. It requires 6 days a week of effort with one day set aside for rest and recovery. Three Days a week include lifting, strength work, and power endurance work. Three days a week are spent specifically on the rower. That said rowing is included almost every training day. 

The training intensities are designed for an individual who can row a 2000m in 7:00 minutes or less. In my opinion if you cannot row a sub 7:00 minute 2000m then you don't need a program, you need an attitude adjustment and something called work ethic.

The program culminates with a 2k rowing test. It may be valuable or "interesting" to test your 2k time prior to embarking on this program so you can map improvement. 

This program is based on old fashioned hard work. If you do the work at the proper intensity and give it an honest effort you will be successful. 

Program written by Rob "Maximus" MacDonald, GM & Training Director of Gym Jones



We have posted a new program in the Training section. This one is entitled "Foundation (Rowing Specific) and is directed at the individual looking to increase their "all around fitness" and wants to incorporate the C2 rowing machine.

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