Workout of the Day: STRENGTH: August 9, 2017

Workout of the Day: STRENGTH: August 9, 2017

"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials." --Seneca

Today you will improve your cardiovascular endurance as well as your muscular endurance with a focus on isometric holds. Remember to breathe while holding positions. Focus on expanding your diaphragm as you inhale. Breathe through your stomach, not your chest and shoulders.

Warm-up:

Dynamic warm-up Run 15 minutes at a moderate pace

Main Set:

  1. Wall Sit x 40 seconds
  2. 1 minute Box Jumps x 5 Plank x 30 seconds
  3. 1 minute Bear Crawl x 25 yards Dead Hang for maximum time
  4. Rest 90 seconds
  5. Repeat x 6-8

Cool-down:

Stretch

Beginner Version: Run 5 minutes in warm-up; perform 4-6 main sets Advanced Version: Run 25 minutes in warm-up; perform 8+ main sets