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  1. Compex Workout- Tuesday April 11th

    This workout goes back to the posterior chain, focused on strengthening the glutes and hamstrings. The metabolic condiioning workout is a 7 minute AMRAP. Finish with your compex with the Glute pad placement shown below, notice we're increasing the training level this week.


    Sumo Deadlifts 3×5


     As Many Reps as Possible:

    15 Double Under

    10 Robot Push Up

    5 Power Cleans @ 205/130#

    Compex Workout

    Pad Placement will be:

    Pad Placement: Glutes

    Program: Resistance

    Level: 2

  2. Compex Workout - Monday April 10th

    Todays workout is all about General conditioning. Make sure to work at a conversational pace, about 60% of max effort to allow constant movement.

    For 50 Minutes:

    1000m run

    3 rnds of:

    20 yd Bear Crawl

    20 Air Squats (2 count down and up)

    20yd high knee skip



    Pad Placement: Quads and Calves

    Program: Active Recovery

  3. Compex Workout - Saturday April 8th

    Todays workout requires a partner, where you will work together to complete all 5 rounds.  This workout is a challenge of your full body stamina.

    Metabolic Conditioning

    As a Team of 2 Complete 5 ends for time of:

    40 Toes to Bar

    40 Thrusters @95/65#

    400m Relay (200m each)

    Pad Placement will be:

    Pad Placement: Quads

    Program: Active Recovery

  4. Compex Workout - Friday April 7th

    This workout Focuses on your aerobic conditioning.  Throughout the workout make sure you are working at a conversational pace, approximately 60% max effort with constant movement. After this workout use your Compex on your abs for some recovery.

    Metabolic Conditioning

    For 40 Minutes:

    1 mile run

    100 Lateral Step overs (2 count) 4"

    50 flutter kicks (2 count)

    25 mat climbers (2 count)


    Pad Placement: Abdominals

    Program: Active Recovery

  5. 50K Giveaway WINNERS!

  6. Compex Workout- Thursday April 6th

    Todays workout focus on explosive overhead movements so please modify as necessary.  After the metabolic conditioning use the recommended shoulder placement to finish off your workout.


    Push Press 3 x 5

    Metabolic Conditioning

    Every 3 minutes of x3 rounds of:

    10 Kettle Bell Swings @ 70/53#

    25 Push Press @ 85/60#

    ** Every Break = 5 Burpees


    Pad Placement: Shoulders

    Program: Resistance







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    1. Prizes: The following prizes will be awarded (the “Prizes”):
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    Prizes are not transferable and not redeemable in cash.  There is no prize substitution, except that Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is not available.   Each Prize winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use.  Limit: 1 Prize per person.  All expenses of using the Prizes not specifically listed above are the sole responsibility of the winners.  Sponsor makes no representation and warranties regarding the Prizes and expressly disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use.

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  8. Compex Workout- Wednesday April 5th

    Todays workout is all about aerobic conditioning!

    Metabolic Conditioning

    As many reps as possible in 45 minutes:

    400m run

    20 Pull Ups

    400m run

    20 Burpees

    400m run

    20 KB Sumo Deadlifts @53/35#


    Pad Placement:


    Program: Active Recovery


  9. Compex Workout - Tuesday April 4th

    Todays workout is focused on building leg strength and finishing with a high intensity AMRAP at the end. Don't forget to post your reps in the comments after finishing the workout.


    Back Squat 3 x 5

    Metabolic Conditioning

    2 Rounds:

    As Many Reps as Possible in 1 min:

    Back Squats @135/95#

    2 Min Rest

    As Many Reps as Possible in 1 min:

    Incline Push Ups on 20/24" (Hands on Box)

    2 Min Rest


    Pad Placement: Quads

    Program: Resistance



  10. Perfecting Push-ups with Compex

    It’s so simple, yet so complex: the push-up.

    Any time you walk into a gym you’re guaranteed to see someone performing some variation of a push up.  This move is so popular because they can be done anywhere, and when done right can challenge your whole body. Use the key points combined with your Compex device  to build your push-up strength (see below).

    Key Points for Push Ups right

    Starting Position:

    • Place hands flat on the ground, shoulder-width apart. If the hands are too far out this could lead to a shoulder injury
    • Engage the core
    • Extend the legs straight out with the balls of your feet on the ground. Modification: Being on your knees, this will help you build strength while working on form.    

    The Move:

    • Lower the chest and thighs to the ground
    • Keep the core stays engaged throughout the entire movement
    • Make sure the elbows should stay angled towards the hips, no more than 45 degrees away from the body.



    • Push back up to the start position
    • Make sure your hips and core stay engaged to come up at the same time as the chest. 

    Targeting the Weak Areas with Compex

     To get more out of your push-ups you can use the Compex to add resistance using the program that fits your goals best.  Use the electrode placements below to target the mid back or triceps during your workout.

      MID-BACK                                               TRICEP