“To be is to do.” --Immanuel Kant
Today we are building your muscular endurance to prepare you for the unique challenges you will face with each obstacle and hill climb. For the greatest training effect use light to moderate weight and aim for perfect form and control with each repetition. Challenge yourself to complete 6 hill climb intervals.
Main Set: Strength Circuit
Body Weight Squats 4 x 10-15 (Advanced: Hold Spartan Pancake with both hands for added resistance) Box Jumps 4 x 10 (Advanced: Hold 5-10lb Spartan Pancake or dumbbell in each hand) Bear Crawl 3 x 25 yards Rest 1.5 min
Hill Climbs: 6 intervals: 30 seconds run x 1 minute rest Do this run at 10% treadmill incline or find a challenging hill or trail
Beginner Version: Increase rest time and/or decrease running pace. Advanced Version: Decrease rest time, and/or use Spartan Pancake for added resistance
Next Workout: ENDURANCE: August 19, 2017