Just in case you’ve been wondering what the team has been doing to prep for the Games…
Matt Hathcock – Split Jerk Triple @ 345#:
Daniel Tyminski – Power Snatch Triple @ 235#:
- Snatch from Blocks @ Power Position (DEMO VIDEO): Take 10 minutes to work up to a heavy triple (no misses), then repeat for three sets – rest as needed.
- Clean & Jerk from Blocks @ Power Position (same position as Snatch – refer to above demo): Take 10 minutes to work up to a heavy double (no misses), then repeat for three sets – rest as needed.
1) HBBS: 1X10@60%, 1X8@65%, 1X8@70%, 1X8@75%
2a) Front Squat: 1X5@60%, 1X5@65%, 2X5@70% – rest 60 sec.
2b) 4X8 Close Grip Bench Press (hands 12″ apart) – heaviest possible, rest 60 sec.
Notes: There are four sets of both FS and BP, these should be performed alternating (as usual with A/B work).
3a) 3XME Strict Pullups – rest 60 sec.
3b) 3X10 Strict Tempo GH Raise – fast on the way up then 5 sec. count back down, rest 60 sec. (no swing, start from a position parallel to the floor) DEMO VIDEO