WOD – Thursday, September 18th 2019

Strength

Heavy Power Clean Triples

WOD  – “Power strokes”

75 du
9 Power Cleans (165/115)
100 du
12 Power Cleans
125 du
15 Power Cleans
150 du
For time

WOD Brief

Touch and go today on the power cleans. Set, lift, reset, repeat. We are going heavy for triples so lets build smartly and get after it.

The WOD has us with a moderate barbell weight, which means we should be able to lift as touch and go or quick small sets. We don’t want to sprint the barbell to the point we wreck our form or doubleunder form… but we need to move.

Aim to break up the power cleans as you move through each effort – the reps increase on both the doubleunders AND power cleans, so the pace we hit the power clean should be near the same from beginning to end. This is a fun challenging climb for a workout. Too often we seek workouts where we get less and less reps… allowing us to speed up without a sense of our pacing, heart rate, and stroke rate on the rope.

Doubleunders are to be big sets – aim for 15-20% blocks of doubleunders less than your max block. If you know the set size of DU you can consistently hit – do that amount, but if you don’t know … all good … take off a percentage and you’ll have a solid training session.

Box Brief

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