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(Specialty warm-up: 5 empty bar press + 2/1000 overhead, 5 weighted straight jump)

Press:

1 x 5 @ 50% of 2RM, 3/1000 @ top 5 x 5 @ (up to) 75% Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “1 x 5″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps”. Reminder: Position and range of motion always govern weight, and “locked out” always includes a rigid stop of motion.

If we are operating off anything that resembles a true 2RM, 5 x 5 @ 75% is a very tall order; And the precise strategy behind an (up to) distinction. Depending on the weight of your press, use one set to build and as many as possible at 75%, or start at 75%, and if scheme and position are in-line, stay there. If they are not, then, don't.

If barbell press is off the table for any reason, movement adjusts to 50/50 kettlebell press @ 5 x 3L, 3R, each rep with a hard 2/1000 overhead

Today: Perform 10 mace 360 (or 10 light kettlebell halo) and 5 chin-up immediately following each set of press, and rest as needed after the three movements are complete. This is accessory work; Light, perfect, full-range. Advanced chin-up suggestions include: Weighted, L-chin-up, chest-to-bar, negative.

Also, "kicking", never "kipping"; One moves in a hard, straight line from floor-to-ceiling, and the other is a wiggly worm hanging limp from a voluntary hook.

Then, 5 rounds of: 10 Kettlebell halo - extension + 2/1000 @ challenging and uninterrupted in each round (today- 10 extensions from ONE halo)

15 Bodyweight row 10 Straight jump @ 15lbs, W, 25lbs. M 15 "Prison" Abmat sit-up Kettlebell halo - extension weight is self-scaled and should pose an uninterrupted, accurate challenge in each round; If part one is performed correctly, this will be on the light side. Each rep features a full 2/1000 locked-out overhead, and the hold may govern the weight. Please note today’s adjustment to kettlebell halo - extension. Set up each lift like it’s heavy, and lock out with authority; No lazy lifts, no soft finishes, no "push press". Statue from the ribs-down. Reminder: Wrists are straight, exactly as they are in a kettlebell press! Wrist straight- NOT, angle of the weight- denotes sound lock-out/ finish position. Forcing the wrist straight is part of the challenge, and the value.

No designated rest here; If needed, keep it short and specific (3 breaths or less/ :15 sec.). Move mechanically, breathe intelligently.

If elbows insist on moving forward of ears on the "Prison" sit-up, adjust to an equally difficult and positionally accurate variation.

And then, "Time under tension": Plank hold- always on hands, top of perfect push-up (Unweighted, no breaks (2 mintues). Each break = 5 push up + 5 "Floor-to-feet" + 5 burpee) +

15 Dowel partial pull-over (seated- take your time, hunt the tight corners, stay there until they cooperate) + 15 calorie Airdyne cool-down