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Monday April 30 2012

  • Back Squat - 70% x 10 x 3
  • Block (or hang) Snatch (knee) - 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3 x 3
  • Snatch Pull on 2" Riser - 90% (of snatch) x 3 x 2, 95% x 3 x 2
  • Heaving Snatch Balance + Overhead Squat - 65% (of OHS) x 1+2 x 2, 70% x 1+2 x 2
Week 2 of 4 (6 of 12)




Sunday April 29 2012

Rest Day




Saturday April 28 2012

  • Back Squat - 80% x 3 x 8
  • Snatch - 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 2 x 3
  • Clean & Jerk - 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 2 x 3
4 sets; no rest:
2 min jump rope
20 KB swings



Friday April 27 2012

Rest Day




Thursday April 26 2012

  • Power Snatch - 65% x 3 x 4
  • Power Clean + Power Jerk - 65% (of PC) x 3 x 4
  • Snatch High-Pull - 70% (of snatch) x 3 x 2, 75% x 3
5 sets; no rest:
8 pull-ups
8 ring push-ups





Wednesday April 25 2012

  • Back Squat - 75% x 5 x 5
  • Block Clean (knee) - 70% x 3 x 5
  • Clean Pull on 2" Riser - 90% (of clean) x 3 x 4
  • SLDL - 60% (of back squat) x 5 x 3




Tuesday April 24 2012

  • Jerk - 70% x 3 x 5
  • Push Press - 75% x 5 x 2, 80% x 4 x 2
  • Snatch High-Pull - 70% x 5 x 2, 75% x 5 x 2
4 sets; no rest:
400 m row
10 1-arm KB clean + press/arm





Monday April 23 2012

  • Back Squat - 65% x 10 x 3
  • Block Snatch (knee) - 70% x 3 x 5
  • Snatch Pull on 2" Riser - 90% (of snatch) x 3 x 4
  • Heaving Snatch Balance + Overhead Squat - 65% (of OHS) x 1 +2 x 4
This is really a continuation of the previous 4 weeks in a 12 week cycle, but can be a standalone 4-week training block as well.

Week 1 of 4 (5 of 12)




Sunday April 22 2012

Rest Day




Saturday April 21 2012

  • Back Squat - test max
  • Snatch - heavy single
  • Clean & Jerk - heavy single
Don't expect snatch and clean & jerk PRs today. Do what you can, and if you don't break 80%, throw in a few more singles between 70-80%.



Friday April 20 2012

Rest Day




Thursday April 19 2012

  • Hang Power Snatch - 60% x 1 x 5
  • Hang Power Clean & Power Jerk - 60% x 1 x 5
  • Box Jump - 3 x 3
3 sets; no rest:
15 pull-ups
10 1-arm KB press/arm



Wednesday April 18 2012

  • Snatch - 60% x 1 x 5
  • Clean & Jerk - 60% x 1 x 5
  • Back Squat - 40% x 2 x 3 (focus on acceleration up)
  • Squat jump - 3 x 3




Tuesday April 17 2012

  • Power Snatch - 60% x 1 x 4, 70% x 1 x 3
  • Power Clean & Power Jerk - 60% x 1 x 4, 70% x 1 x 3
  • Squat jump - 3 x 3
3 sets; no rest:
10 DB row/arm
10 1-arm DB bench press/arm



Monday April 16 2012

  • Snatch - 60% x 2 x 5
  • Clean & Jerk - 60% x 1 x 5
  • Back squat - 50% x 2 x 3 (focus on acceleration up)
This will be a very light and easy week in preparation for max back squat testing on Saturday.

Week 4 of 4 (4 of 12)




Sunday April 15 2012

Rest Day




Saturday April 14 2012

  • Snatch - 75% x 3, 80% x 3, 85% x 2, 80% x 2 x 2
  • Clean & Jerk - 75% x 3, 80% x 3, 85% x 2, 80% x 2 x 2
  • Back Squat - 88% x 3 x 8 (up wt on last set if you feel good)
  • Snatch High-Pull - 75% (of snatch) x 3 x 3




Friday April 13 2012

Rest Day




Thursday April 12 2012

  • Power Snatch - 65% x 3, 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3
  • Power Clean - 65% x 3, 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3
  • Power Jerk - 65% x 3, 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3
  • Snatch High-Pull - 75% (of snatch) x 5 x 3
5 (2-4-6 rep) ladders (60 total reps):
Chin-up
Dips




Wednesday April 11 2012

  • Back Squat - 83% x 5 x 5 (up wt on last set if you feel good - no failed reps)
  • Block (or hang) clean (mid-thigh) - 70% x 3 x 5 (up wt on last 2 sets if you feel good)
  • Halting Clean Deadlift (upper thigh) - 85% x 3 x 3
  • SLDL - 65% (of back squat) x 5, 70% x 5 x 3




Tuesday April 10 2012

  • Jerk behind the neck - 75% x 3 x 3, 80% x 3 x 2 (up wt on last set if you feel good)
  • Push Press - 75% x 5, 80% x 5 x 2, 85% x 5
  • Jerk Dip Squat - 85% (of jerk) x 5 x 3
For 5 min:
5 1-arm KB swing/arm
5 1-arm KB clean & push press/arm
5 1-arm KB snatch/arm



Monday April 9 2012

  • Back Squat - 73% x 10 x 3 (up wt on last set if you can - no failed reps)
  • Block (or hang) snatch (mid-thigh) - 70% x 3 x 5 (up wt on last 2 sets if you feel good)
  • Halting Snatch Deadlift (hip) - 85% x 3 x 3
  • Overhead Squat - 70% x 3 x 5 (up wt on last 2 sets if you feel good)
Week 3 of 4 (3 of 12)




Sunday April 8 2012

Rest Day




Saturday April 7 2012

  • Back Squat - 85% x 3 x 8
  • Snatch - 75% x 3 x 3, 80% x 2 x 2
  • Clean & Jerk - 75% x 3 x 2, 80% x 2 x 2
  • Snatch High-Pull - 70% (of snatch) x 3, 75% x 3 x 2




Friday April 6 2012

Rest Day




Thursday April 5 2012

  • Power Snatch - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 2
  • Power Clean - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 2
  • Power Jerk - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 2
  • Snatch High-Pull - 70% (of snatch) x 3 x 2, 75% x 3
4 sets; no rest:
10 1-arm KB push press/side
200 rope jumps (or 2 min max)





Wednesday April 4 2012

  • Back Squat - 80% x 5 x 5
  • Block (or hang) Clean (mid-thigh) - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 3
  • Halting Clean Deadlift (upper thigh) - 80% (of clean) x 3, 85% x 3 x 2
  • SLDL - 65% (of back squat) x 5 x 3




Tuesday April 3 2012

  • Jerk behind the neck - 75% x 3 x 5
  • Push Press - 75% x 5 x 2, 80% x 5 x 2
  • Jerk Dip Squat - 85% (of jerk) x 5 x 3
4 sets; no rest:
10 pull-ups
15 KB swings





Monday April 2 2012

  • Back Squat - 70% x 10 x 3
  • Block (or hang) snatch (mid-thigh) - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 3
  • Halting Snatch Deadlift (hip) - 80% (of snatch) x 3, 85% x 3 x 2
  • Overhead Squat - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 3
Week 2 of 4 (2 of 12)




Sunday April 1 2012

Rest Day