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Crossfit Training plan – Master plan September 2019

Posted 30th August 2019 by Geoff Stewart

You’re all back from your holidays, you’ve shown off your booty gains, drunk your weight in banana Daiquiri and eaten your weight in doughnut. So, it’s time to snap out of holiday mode and into your new Momentum training phase. 

This time we are going to talk about robustness and solidity. Wtf? I hear you say. Over many years of training, when a barbell or a weight lands on us we flinch, jerk, buckle, we lose form, leak energy, when someone walks into us we bounce off them, when we get physically tired we round out, our form begins to fail, our posture weakens and we become more injury prone. 

We are looking for strength for the everyday, for the unknown and the unknowable: moving stuff around the house, lifting stuff and shifting stuff in day to day life (and let’s not forget, looking great whilst doing it). You’ll notI’m trying my utmost not to use the phrase functional fitness, only because I don’t really like it and it conjures up all sorts of over-worded windy discussions about what is and isn’t functional. In our experience at Momentum it just means being fitter and stronger.

 

In this phase we will be focusing on the basic lifts in a functional strength range (5-7 reps) with a good balance of accessory work, Olympic lifting, shifting, moving and grooving (bring back disco). The breathing will be heavy and hard but all with control. 

 

A lot of you peeps know your lifting numbers and your current limits pretty well: we want you to push this envelope. That doesn’t mean breaking yourselves, it means getting comfortable with the uncomfortable, getting solid under those bigger numbers and heavier breathing and learning to work and stay tight at higher percentages of your 1rpm.

 

The overall program will follow a consistent pattern so you can get a rhythm, learn and master the movements and work those lifts with intent. Consistency is key, when we have consistency then and only then do we look for frequency (more often) and intensity (when we talk about intensity in S and C terms we are talking about weight moved – this can be per rep or in a set or a total weight % for the session). I can crack on for hours about building foundations but I’m sure you’re all bored now...

 

There is a master plan, there is some work to be done, stick with it and trust the program, listen to your coaching team and enjoy the journey.

 

Heavy Metal Club

Posted 28th August 2019 by Josh Schouten

                                                 🤘🏽⚡️ -HEAVY METAL CLUB- 🤘🏽⚡️

A sublime blend of wanting to hurl all over the gym and creating the type of physique and mind destined for the likes of Valhalla.

When you look up gains in the dictionary it says…

By the beard of Zeus get your nose outta this book and get your ass into Heavy Metal Club fool!🤘🏽⚡️

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Heavy Metcon 28/9/2019

Posted 27th August 2019 by Geoff Stewart

HMC

This is an advanced class you need tone  competent with your basic lifts and able to work with out much coaching. We can scale all workout so if you feel brave and want to try it out please check in with the coach. Good Luck.

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Crossfit program 26th/7/2019 -1st/8/2019

Posted 25th August 2019 by Geoff Stewart

 

 

 

Week 4 of our August training program.

Again a similar story to last week layout and format. Its our final week in August so let see what we got.

 

Monday: Clean and jerk getting heavy and use your rest.

Tuesday: Structural balance and heavy cuddles.

Wednesday: Upper body work and a just suck it up.

Thursday: Gymnastics -mystical magic

Friday: Snatching and keep it smooth.

Saturday: Deadlifts and a “tailspin”.

Sunday: “MeterMaid”.

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Heavy Metcon21/8/2019

Posted 21st August 2019 by Geoff Stewart

HMC

This is an advanced class you need tone  competent with your basic lifts and able to work with out much coaching. We can scale all workout so if you feel brave and want to try it out please check in with the coach. Good Luck.

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