090812 WEDNESDAY “400m Repeats”
The class goes over the hang power snatch.
Olympic Weightlifting Warm Up: 30 medicine ball squat cleans. Thighs must go below parallel. Use a few sets and rest as much as you want. Advanced athletes can use a bar and go heavier.
Workout: 4 rounds.
Rest 2 minutes
Record times for each round.
The story of two best friends and their power to overcome the “challenges” of their lives to excel in sport and in life. Warning – this video is a tear jerker.
I just have to ask – what’s your excuse for not training or missing your last workout? -jj
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