knees to elbow

WEEK 9 - BENCH PRESS

Pause bench press 3x3-4 @ 80%
* 2 sec pause on chest

MERCURY I

AMRAP 10 minutes
15 ring dips
10 toes to bar
5 strict pull-ups (no bands)*
100m run

MERCURY II

AMRAP 10 minutes
15 band assisted ring dips
10 knees to elbows
5 pull-up negatives (band permitted)
100m run

MERCURY III

AMRAP 10 minutes
15 bench dips
10 hanging knee raises
5 ring rows
100m run

* If you cannot do 5 strict pull-ups without a band, you MUST do pull-up negatives. Pull-ups with a band are not permitted during this workout

WEEK 8 - SHOULDER PRESS

A little Canada Day action with a small crew

A little Canada Day action with a small crew

Shoulder press 5x5 @ 75%

MERCURY I

AMRAP 15 minutes
15 push press with todays's 75%
15 barbell roll outs
15 calorie row
15 knees to elbows

MERCURY II

AMRAP 15 minutes
15 push press with todays's 75%
15 ab wheel roll outs
15 calorie row
15 hanging knee raises

WEEK 7 - CONDITIONING

A good day for a run

A good day for a run

MERCURY I

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 calorie air dyne
100m farmer carry
15 burpees
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
750m row
15 toes to bar
10 box jumps
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
10 DB power cleans
10 handstand push-ups
10 wall balls
10 reverse sit-ups

MERCURY II

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 calorie air dyne
100m farmer carry
15 burpees
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
750m row
15 knees to elbows
10 box jumps
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
10 DB power cleans
10 box handstand push-ups
10 wall balls
10 reverse sit-ups

MERCURY III

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 calorie air dyne
100m farmer carry
15 up downs
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
750m row
15 hanging knee raises
10 step ups
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
10 DB power cleans
10 push-ups
10 wall balls
10 reverse sit-ups

WEEK 5 - SHOULDER PRESS

Shoulder press 4x6 @ 70%

MERCURY I

AMRAP 12 minutes
50 double unders
35 knees to elbows
20 DB push press

MERCURY II

AMRAP 12 minutes
150 single skips
35 knees to elbows
20 DB push press

MERCURY III

AMRAP 12 minutes
150 single skips
35 hanging knee raises
20 DB push press

WEEK 3 - CONDITIONING

For time: (12 min cap)
500m row -- 25 KB swings
400m row -- 25 KB swings
300m row -- 25 KB swings
200m row -- 25 KB swings
100m row -- 25 KB swings
Rest 3 minutes

4 rounds (12 min cap)
50 double unders
20 wall balls
40m run
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
20 cal air dyne
10 pull-ups
15 knees to elbows
80m run

WEEK 1 - CONDITIONING

Alexis’ grandmother is stronger than yours!

Alexis’ grandmother is stronger than yours!

MERCURY I

AMRAP 12 minutes
10 DB power cleans
10 box jumps
10 calorie air dyne
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 calorie row
15 burpees
80m run
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 KB swings
15 knees to elbows
30 sec plank
120m run

MERCURY II

AMRAP 12 minutes
10 DB power cleans
10 step ups
10 calorie air dyne
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 calorie row
15 up downs
80m run
Rest 3 minutes

AMRAP 12 minutes
15 KB swings
15 hanging knee raises
30 sec plank
120m run

Apr 25 2019

Jeff returning to Mercury for some great training!

Jeff returning to Mercury for some great training!

Push press 3x2 @ 95%
OR
Push press 5x5 @ 70 - 80%

MERCURY I

AMRAP 15 minutes
10 DB push press
10 toes to bar
10m banded plank walk forwards
10m banded plank walk backwards
50 double unders

MERCURY II

AMRAP 15 minutes
10 DB push press
10 knees to elbows
10m banded plank walk forwards
10m banded plank walk backwards
100 single skips

MERCURY III

AMRAP 15 minutes
10 DB push press
10 hanging knee raises
10m banded plank walk forwards
10m banded plank walk backwards
100 single skips

Apr 17 2019

Push press 3x3 @ 90%

MERCURY I

AMRAP 10 minutes
5 knees to elbows 4-0-2-0
10 KB snatches (5/arm)
15 sec hollow hold
20 DB push press

MERCURY II

AMRAP 10 minutes
5 knees to elbows 4-0-2-0
10 DB snatches (5/arm)
15 sec hollow hold
20 DB push press

Apr 10 2018

Tempo front squat 3x3 @ 85% 3-1-0-1

4 rounds (12 minute cap)
6 DB front squats
12 lunges (6/leg)
* weight optional *
6 knees to elbows 2-0-2-0
12 DB Romanian deadlifts (6/leg)
* use DB from front squats *
6 squats @ 50% squat
12 squat jumps

Mar 19 2019

Cari, Lindsey, Andrew and Mel (I don’t know why she’s smiling on the air dyne) with some air dyne sprints during Saturday’s workout.

Cari, Lindsey, Andrew and Mel (I don’t know why she’s smiling on the air dyne) with some air dyne sprints during Saturday’s workout.

MERCURY I

12 minute clock
3 rounds
15 wall balls
10 burpees
Remaining time:
Max calorie row

12 minute clock
5 rounds
10 DB hang power snatch (5/arm)
50 double unders
80m run

AMRAP 12 minutes
12 KB swings
12 hollow rocks
12 box jumps
12 knees to elbows

MERCURY II

12 minute clock
3 rounds
15 wall balls
10 up downs
Remaining time:
max calorie row

12 minute clock
5 rounds 10 DB hang power snatch (5/arm)
100 single skips
80m run

AMRAP 12 minutes
12 KB swings
12 hollow rocks
12 step ups
12 hanging knee raises