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Tuesday January 31 2012

  • Power Snatch - 80% x 1 x 8
  • Power Clean & Jerk - 80% x 1 x 8
3 sets:
Box Jump x 3
Pull-ups x 15
30 sec rest



Monday January 30 2012

  • Snatch - 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, 85% x 1, 90% x 1, 85% x 1
  • Clean & Jerk - 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, 85% x 1, 90% x 1, 85% x 1
  • Clean Pull - 90% x 2, 95% x 2, 100% x 2
  • Front Squat - 80% x 2, 85% x 1 x 2
Week 5 of 6



Sunday January 29 2012

Rest Day



Saturday January 28 2012

  • Snatch - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Clean & jerk - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Front squat - heavy single




Friday January 27 2012

Rest Day



Thursday January 26 2012

  • Jerk balance - 55% (of jerk) x 3 x 4
  • Split push press behind neck - 60% (of jerk) x 3 x 4
  • Hang power snatch (below knee) - 65% (of snatch) x 2 x 2, 70% x 2 x 2
  • Pin back squat (just above parallel) - 60% (of back squat) x 3 x 4
3 sets; no rest:
10 1-arm DB split snatch/arm
200 m row



Wednesday January 25 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (below knee) - 80% x 1+1 x 2, 85% x 1+1 x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (below knee) - 80% x 1+1 x 2, 85% x 1+1 x 2
  • Snatch pull - 90% (of snatch ) x 3 x 4
  • Front squat - 75% x 2 x 5




Tuesday January 24 2012

  • Jerk - 70% x 3, 75% x 3, 80% x 2, 85% x 2, 90% x 2
  • Hang power clean (below knee) - 65% (of clean) x 2 x 2, 70% x 2 x 2
  • Heaving snatch balance - 65% (of snatch) x 3, 70% x 3 x 2
5 sets; no rest:
5 push-ups
5 KB swings
5 pull-ups



Monday January 23 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (mid-thigh) - 75% x 1+1 x 2, 80% x 1+1 x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (mid-thigh) - 75% x 1+1 x 2, 80% x 1+1 x 2
  • Clean pull - 90% x 3 x 4
  • Pause back squat - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 3
Week 4 of 6



Sunday January 22 2012

Rest Day



Saturday January 21 2012

  • Snatch - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Clean & jerk - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Front squat - 80% x 3 x 5
For 5 minutes:
100 m row
5 burpees



Friday January 20 2012

Rest Day



Thursday January 19 2012

  • Push press + jerk - 65% (of jerk) x 2+1 x 2, 70% x 2+1 x 2
  • Hang power snatch (below knee) - 60% (of snatch) x 3 x 3
  • Pin back squat (just above parallel) - 55% (of back squat) x 3 x 3, 60% x 3 x 2
3 sets; no rest:
2 min jump rope
3 (1 KB clean + 5 push press)/arm



Wednesday January 18 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (below knee) - 75% x 2(1+1) x 2, 80% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (below knee) - 75% x 2(1+1) x 2, 80% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Snatch deadlift to hip + snatch pull - 80% (of snatch ) x 3+1 x 4
  • Front squat - 70% x 2 x 2, 75% x 2 x 4




Tuesday January 17 2012

  • Jerk - 70% x 3, 75% x 3, 80% x 2 x 2, 85% x 2 x 3
  • Hang power clean (below knee) - 60% (of clean) x 3 x 3
  • Heaving snatch balance - 65% (of snatch) x 4 x 3
4 sets; no rest:
10 KB swings
10 DB chainsaw rows/arm



Monday January 16 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (mid-thigh) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 2, 75% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (mid-thigh) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 2, 75% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Clean deadlift to mid-thigh + clean pull - 80% x 3+1 x 4
  • Pause back squat - 65% x 4 x 5
Week 3 of 6



Sunday January 15 2012

Rest Day



Saturday January 14 2012

  • Snatch - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Clean & jerk - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Front squat - 65% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3 x 2, 80% x 3 x 3
3 sets; 3 min rest:
200 m sprint



Friday January 13 2012

Rest Day



Thursday January 12 2012

  • Push press + jerk - 60% (of jerk) x 3+1 x 2, 65% x 3+1 x 3
  • Hang power snatch (below knee) - 50% (of snatch) x 3 x 2, 60% x 3 x 2
  • Muscle snatch - 40% (of snatch) x 3 x 3
  • Pin back squat (just above parallel) - 50% (of back squat) x 3 x 2, 55% x 3 x 2
For 7 minutes:
Max consecutive pull-ups
Max consecutive push-ups
No failed reps!



Wednesday January 11 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (below knee) - 75% x 2(1+1) x 5
  • Block clean pull + clean (below knee) - 75% x 2(1+1) x 5
  • Snatch deadlift to knee + snatch pull - 75% (of snatch ) x 3+1 x 3, 80% x 3+1 x 2
  • Front squat - 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3 x 2




Tuesday January 10 2012

  • Jerk - 65% x 3, 70% x 3, 75% x 3, 80% x 2 x 2, 85% x 2
  • Hang power clean (below knee) - 50% (of clean) x 3 x 2, 60% x 3 x 2
  • Snatch push press + overhead squat - 70% x 3+2, 75% x 3+2 x 2
3 sets; no rest:
10 KB snatch/arm
10 topside halfmoons/side



Monday January 9 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (mid-thigh) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 5
  • Block clean pull + clean (mid-thigh) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 5
  • Clean deadlift to knee + clean pull - 75% x 3+1 x 2, 80% x 3+1 x 3
  • Pause back squat - 60% x 5 x 3, 65% x 5 x 3
Week 2 of 6



Sunday January 8 2012

Rest Day



Saturday January 7 2012

  • Snatch - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Clean & jerk - 50% x 2, 60% x 2, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2, then to heavy single
  • Front squat - 65% x 3 x 2, 75% x 3 x 2, 80% x 3, 85% x 3
4 sets; no rest:
10 DB push press
10 DB chainsaw rows/arm



Friday January 6 2012

Rest Day



Thursday January 5 2012

  • Push press + jerk - 50% (of jerk) x 3+1 x 2, 60% x 3+1 x 2, 65% x 3+1 x 2
  • Hang power snatch (below knee) - 50% (of snatch x 3 x 4
  • Muscle snatch - 35% (of snatch) x 3 x 4
  • Pin back squat (just above parallel) - 50% x 3 x 2, 55% x 3 x 2, 60% x 3 x 2
3 sets; no rest:
400 m row
15 dips



Wednesday January 4 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (below knee) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 3, 75% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (below knee) - 70% x 2(1+1) x 3, 75% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Snatch deadlift to knee + snatch pull - 65% (of snatch ) x 3+1 x 3, 70% x 3+1 x 2
  • Pause back squat - 65% x 5 x 2, 70% x 5 x 4




Tuesday January 3 2012

  • Jerk - 60% x 3, 65% x 3, 70% x 2, 75% x 2, 80% x 2
  • Hang power clean (below knee) - 50% (of clean) x 3 x 4
  • Snatch push press + Overhead squat - 65% (of snatch) x 3+2 x 3
4 sets; no rest:
8 1-arm KB swings/arm
8 pull-ups



Monday January 2 2012

  • Block snatch pull + snatch (mid-thigh) - 65% x 2(1+1) x 3, 70% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Block clean pull + clean (mid-thigh) - 65% x 2(1+1) x 3, 70% x 2(1+1) x 2
  • Clean deadlift to knee + clean pull - 65% x 3+1 x 3, 70% x 3+1 x 2
  • Front Squat - 60% x 3 x 2, 65% x 3 x 2, 70% x 3 x 2
This will be a tough cycle. Be smart with restoration and cut back on sets or weight if you find you're not recovering adequately (feeling tired is fine; missing prescribed lifts is a better indicator).

Week 1 of 6



Sunday January 1 2012

Rest Day