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Strength Program: New Structure and Classes

Strength Program Changes for 2015 Hello lifters, competitors, those preparing for beach season, and those who like to grunt in the strength cave! You may have noticed some changes to our strength classes for 2015, and I would like to take the time to explain some of those changes and the reasoning for them. Due

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Strength Class: Holiday Schedule Accessory Work

    Hello there strength class devotees, A few people asked for some accessory work that they could do this week and next to keep up with strength work until we pick things back up in the New Year. I think this is an excellent idea, and I have put together two brief lists of

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 7.7.14

Barbell work for week of 7.7.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Day 4 (Day before Bay States): Light barbell work below Light barbell work This work should be done on Saturday, the DAY BEFORE the Bay State Games. The purpose is to get you moving and prep your muscles/CNS so that you

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Bay State Games Meeting 7.6.14

Meeting for ALL Bay State Games Athletes   Attention athletes, There will be NO barbell work for this week as we are now two weeks out from the Bay State Games that you all have been training so hard for! I will be holding a meeting for all Bay State Games athletes at the Columbus

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 6.16.14

Barbell work for the week of 6.16.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Barbell Patterning This Week 1. Front squats (for everyone competing, as our legs now need to get a bit stronger going into competition) Front Squat Set 1 – 1.1.1 @ 72.5% of 1rm (Tempo 2020) (rest 10s btw

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 6.9.14

Barbell work for week of 6.9.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Barbell Patterning This Week 1. Front squats (for everyone competing, as our legs now need to get a bit stronger going into competition) Front Squat Set 1 – 1.1.1 @ 75% of 1rm (Tempo 2020) (rest 10s btw singles)

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 6.2.14

Barbell work for week of 6.2.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Barbell Patterning This Week 1. Front squats (for everyone competing, as our legs now need to get a bit stronger going into competition) Front Squat Set 1 – 1.1.1 @ 70% of 1rm (Tempo 2020) (rest 10s btw singles)

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 5.26.14

Barbell work for week of 5.26.14 Day 1: Wednesday Strength Class Day 2: Thursday Strength Class Hey guys, Due to Memorial Day, there will be no strength class on Monday. Last week we tapered down the volume to recover from the previous cycle. This week, we are going to be testing some 1RM numbers to get a

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 5.19.14

Barbell work for the week of 5.19.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Note that there is no additional barbell patterning work for this week since we are tapering in the strength classes. The purposes of this week is for you guys to recover by doing a week of

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Bay State Games Barbell Work 5.12.14

Barbell for week of 5.12.14 Day 1: Monday Strength Class Day 2: Wednesday Strength Class Day 3: Thursday Strength Class Day 4: Barbell patterning (below) Barbell Patterning This Week Front squats — 3 sets (this is additional squat work ONLY IF your Power clean > your full squat clean) Set 1 = 3RM from last week + 5# Sets 2 and 3

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