USPlabs Iron Day – Strongman Training with explosive speed
In the sixty-four previous editions of the “USPlabs Iron Day” we have provided readers a broad selection of training plans to reflect their goals. Whether your interest lay within strength and bodybuilding pursuits, weight loss, the needs of the military and law enforcement community or sport, these training regimes are a tremendous blueprint towards satisfying your goals.
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After much consideration this week’s episode of the USPlabs Iron Day is powerhouse session for "Strongman Training with explosive speed"
Tammy Bravomalo discusses her supplement stack.
If there are questions related to the performance of any movements, please post questions on the USPlabs Facebook wall, where the article is posted and I will personally answer.
Hurdle mobility drills, #9 & #10
Tumbling (over ten metres)
- Forward Roll (stay in tuck)
- Bear Crawl
- Spider Lunge
Repeat each movement four times.
Sprint (all perform on whistle, with signal coming from behind the athlete
10 - 2 point
10 – laying start (clasp hands behind back)
10 – supine start
25 - flying start
60 shuttle (laying start as above)
repeat each twice, jog back to line and wait for whistle.
Bounding 20 metres, jog back to start and repeat 5 times each
- B skip
- Flutter kicks
- Forward bound (minimal length is height)
- Backward Bound
- Side to Side Bound
- A skip
perform section “a” x 4 reps at 85%
immediately follow with second “b” for 2-4 repeat
1a)Sandbag Split Jerk
1b)Russian Split Jumps
2a) Keg Toss backwards (alternatively use heavy medicine ball
2b) Box Jump Up and Out (i.e. box height mid thigh, jump to box and immediately jump out high and as far as possible but “sticking” landing)
3a) One arm Floor Press (sandbag i.e.)
3b) Drop Push-up
Good Morning / Squat
Pull-Ups 3 sets 5 (weighted, 85% and FULL ROM)
STS™ – 3 sets
How to perform a Good Morning Squat
How to perform a Jump Shrug
How to perform STS™
a) Walking Lunges, 60 seconds continuous with your choice of barbell or "stacked" dumbbell
b) Cossack Squats, 25 to each side
c) Side Lunge, 60 seconds continuous with your choice of barbell, dumbbell or weighted vest
repeat 4 sets
How to perform a Walking Lunges
How to perform the Cossack Squat
How to perform a Side Lunges
DMC™ - see http://usplabsdirect.com/blog/instant-training-improvement-tips-success-on-the-pitch-part-2.html
Core / Abdominal Training
Renegade Rows, 3 x 15 reps (each arm)
Barbell Roll-outs, 3 x 15 reps
Renegade Rows 2 x 12
Barbell Rollout 2 x 12
Step two in this plan is visit the Facebook page well in advance of starting your training day for expert advice on how to optimize your results.
Prepared by John Davies
Second from the top photo of Tammy Bravomalo
Prepared by John Davies
John’s present supplement stack starts daily with the “athlete’s advantage”, Modern BCAA+™, SuperCissus®, USPlabs PowerFULL® and USPlabs PRIME®, along with additional use of Yok3d®, USPlabs AP™ depending upon his training cycle
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