Today is a heavy day. Are you enjoying our heavy days? We are getting heavy about every 7-10 days. Heavy days are important for training the phosphogen-creatine system, to elicit a positive neuroendocrine response and to make us stronger. Stronger people are more useful and harder to kill.
The thruster is a front squat combined with a push press. Watch today's video to get some great tips (and to get motivated) from Coaches Katie Hogan and Kristan Clever. These ladies can move some weight! It's important to have a good set-up from the rack, keep a tight core, drive up fast through the middle of the lift, and shrug the bar off your shoulders. Good luck!
5-5-3-3-3-1-1-1-1 reps for load of
Establish a 1 rep max. Use the heaviest weight you can for each set. Rest as needed between sets.
Cashout: 2 min Max Reps Double Unders
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