Devin Lopez

Mar 282014
 

Did you miss the 14.5 live announcement from last night. Catch all the action right here! Rich Froning, Sam Briggs, Annie Thorisdottir, Jason Khalipa and Graham Holmberg take on the final workout of the 2014 Open!

Strength:
Back Squat
4/4/4/2/2/2
try to go 5-10lbs heavier on each set from last weeks sets

WOD:
3 rounds
1min DB Deadlifts
1min DB push press
1 min renegade rows
1 min rest

Mar 272014
 

Great article on weightlifting and the mental grind that comes with it. There are some great pointers on visualization as well. Good read.

http://www.catalystathletics.com/articles/article.php?articleID=1843

Strength:
Split Jerk (from rack)
3/3/3/3/3/3

WOD:
2 rounds
5 min clock
500m row
in remaining time AMRAP:
thrusters (135/95)

Rest 2 min in between rounds

Mar 262014
 

This is a pretty cool short documentary on the world of Strongman competition within Iceland.

Strength:
Squat Snatch
5×3 @ 70-75%

WOD:
5 min AMRAP
x25 Push-ups
x25 Sit-ups
REST 1 min
5 min AMRAP
x25 kettle bell swings
x25 sit-ups

Mar 252014
 

I know there are a lot of strength focused athletes at PG. Here is a great article on how to implement conditioning into you routine without taking away from your strength gains. If you have a friend that trains strength primarily and is looking to add a little conditioning into the mix this is a great article to refer them to.

http://www.liftbigeatbig.com/2014/03/conditioning-for-strength-athlete.html

Strength:
Front Squat
5/5/5/3/3/3
try to finish the last set of 3, 5-10lbs heavier than the last time

WOD:
5 rounds
x10 HSPU
x10 T2B

Scale version:
5 rounds
x10 push ups w/ release
x10 knee to elbows

Mar 242014
 

Some recent training videos from one of my favorite lifters. Ilya Ilyin

Strength:
MISC DAY

WOD:
AMRAP 10 min
x5 snatches
x5 burpee pull-ups