Mock powerlifting meet on Saturday August 18th! The main purpose of this is to get our athletes that are competing in an actual meet in September ready. But, the meet at Outlier is open to all members for free! It doesn’t matter if you are a powerlifter or not, come test our your back squat, bench press, and deadlift on August 18th in an organized setting. We will post more info as the event approaches.
This marks the first week of a 6 week snatch cycle. It won’t be the only strength movement we do, but there will be more of an emphasis on snatch movements each week. Also, most squat days will be at a prescribed percentage of your 1 rep max. Read the notes for that day’s movements, often all sets should be done at the prescribed percentage.
Strict press 5×5
Build to a heavy set of 5.
75 push press (95/65)
EMOM including 0:00: 5 sandbag over shoulder (100/70)
Split class in half and stagger start by 30 seconds to split up use of sandbags.
Reduce push press reps
Double DB clean in lieu of sandbag over shoulder
Use 40# slam ball in lieu of sandbag