All about tempo training

– by Tania Tétrault Vrga You will notice that our workouts often have a string of 4 digits following the lifts, for example Press @20X2.  This actually doesn’t mean that you should do 2 sets of 20.  It refers to the tempo of the lift and it usually means...

Programming Preview for week of November 5th, 2012

This week will be very similar to the last couple of weeks in terms of intensity.  We will continue to lift heavy and hopefully see some PR’s. Monday: Strength Squat Focus Tuesday: Strength Pressing Focus + gymnastics Wednesday: Conditioning Focus Thursday:...

Programming Preview for Week of October 29th, 2012

Sorry for the late post.  We had a great weekend at the Agatsu Kettlebell Certification and so my weekend was kind of highjacked.  So this week is similar to last week, we are still doing a lot of barbell work, aiming to see some improvement in our push press, snatch,...

Programming Preview for Week of October 22nd, 2012

This week we head into some fun higher intensity barbell sessions, as we work toward to new maxes in front squat, snatch, push press and bench press by end of November.  We’ll be starting all the strength days with a barbell lift and ending with some...

Programming Preview for Week of October 15th, 2012

This is one more week of ‘prehab’ and accumulation, mostly working on core, posture, single leg movements and handstand work.  Next week we get back into the fun barbell stuff. Monday: Full Body with emphasis on single leg strength & posterior chain...