"Thursday 5.4.2017 + Next Vagabond Beginners Class: May 15th"

*Gym Brief for the Week*
1. Vagabond Next Beginners Class on May 15th:
We offer our Beginners Program, which is mandatory before entering the group class and will be directed through a well organized and efficient program. The duration of the Beginners Class Program is 6 small group sessions, which will last two weeks long. We will teach you the fundamentals of our Strength and Conditioning Program to help make your transition into the classes a little easier for you within a small group setting.
2. Vagabond Second Annual Mother’s Day Workout on Sunday, May 14th @ 9:00 am
Please join us for the 2nd annual Vagabond Mother’s Day benefit workout for the fight against breast cancer! We’ve all been touched by this disease which does not discriminate. Our great friend and long-time Vagabond member, Robin Johnson Taylor, is a two-time breast cancer survivor and will walk 3 days/ 60 miles this year to end breast cancer.
This special workout will take place on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14th at 9:00 AM. Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun: wear pink (if you can), bring a $20 donation at the door, and let us know who you’re working out in memory or support of. Event T-shirt pre-sale will be available soon- be on the lookout.
Let’s do this as a community, in honor of our mothers, grandmothers, wives, sisters, daughters, aunts and friends and make a difference together.
3. Vagabond CrossFit Performs “Murph” on Monday, May 29th @ 9:00 am
We will be taking part in our Third Annual Memorial Day Workout called ” Murph”. This workout is consider one of the first Hero Workouts in CrossFit, and it is a great way to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect us and serve us during their time in the military. Click HERE to learn more information.

May 15th Beginners

I. Dynamic and Mobility Prep Warm-Up:
3 minutes of z1 work
3-5 Minutes of the following:
Coach Choice-Dynamic Warm-Up
2 Sets of the following:
30 Seconds of Airdyne/Row
Rest 10 Seconds
30 Seconds of Goblet Squats
Rest 10 Seconds
30 Seconds of Kettlebell Swings
II. Phases Strength and Conditioning:
A. Lifestyle Phase
Double Leg or Single Leg/Core/Posterior Development + Conditioning
A. High Bar Back Squat, 1 rep x 5 sets @ 90-95%, rest 90 seconds between sets.
Last time tested for 1RM was August 15th, 2016 + March 9th, 2017
B1. Tall Kneeling Pallof Press, 8 reps/each way x 3 sets, rest 45 seconds.
B2. CrossOver Box Step-Ups, 8 reps/each way x 3 sets, rest 45 seconds.
C. AMRAP 15 Minutes of the following:
8-10 DB Thrusters(Barbell Thrusters @ 75/45 lbs, 65/35 lbs)
10-12 Cal Assault Bike(12-15 Cal Airdyne)
30 Single Unders(20 Double Unders)
B. Fitness Phase
Bending Posterior + PC/Core + Conditioning
A. High Bar Back Squat, work to a heavy set of 2, not a max, just heavy, 90-92% of 1RM, 10 minute time limit.
Last week we did 3 rep @ 85-90% of 1RM, go slightly higher than this, or if not feeling it, go down in weight and hit a moderate set of 2
B1. Deadbug Pressing Against Wall, 10 reps/each leg x 3 sets, rest 60 seconds
B2. Hand Release Push-Ups, 20 reps x 3 sets, rest 90 seconds.(Modify Hand Release Push-Ups to Box Push-Ups or Banded Push-Ups)
Keep these strict, you may break up or cluster, but goal is to keep flat back, squeeze the butt to engage glutes and core.
C. AMRAP 15 Minutes of the following:
8-10 Hang Power Cleans @ 95/65 lbs, 75/45 lbs(Can scale up to ground power cleans @ 115/75 lbs)
10-12 Wall Balls
12-15 Cal Row
C. Competition Phase
Rest Day/Open Gym
A.1  Rest and recovery on Sunday
A.2  Z1 activity for 30-60 minutes – do something new
A.3  Recovery – mobility work (check out mobilitywod.com), PT work, band work.
A.4 Take some time to prepare your meals and training times for the week.
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