Coach Brien Shamp’s Be Better Monday 5 Station Rotation Workout 5/16/22

Warm-up prior to workout

WOD: There are 5 Stations with 2 Exercises per Station. Both are Primary Strength Movements (PSM). Alternate the two Movements at each Station for 30s with 5s Rest for 4 Sets each, then rotate to the next Station.

*Set Gym Boss or Interval App to: 30s Work, 10s Rest, 8 Sets, 30s Transition Time after Completing all 8 Sets* 

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Station 1:

  1. KB/DB/SB/Weighted Object Sumo Deadlift High Pull: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0qNjLHV3_c *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Lock Shoulder Blades Back & Down *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Weight starts on ground > High Hinge of Hips  > Drive into ground with Ankles, Knees & Hips > Bring Weight up leading with Elbows (Not an Upper Body Movement – Most of Force is generated by Legs) > Squeeze Butt at Top of Movement > Control Weight Down – This is a 2 Step Process: Arms first, then Hinge *Focus on Hinge – Not Squat *Modification: Bridges for those with Back Issues *Draw the belly in toward the spine the whole time. Inhale on the down and exhale, with Kegel contraction (engage bladder) on the way up.
  1. Prisoner Body Weight Squats: *Add Load as tolerated *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Squeeze Butt at Top *Retract Shoulder Blades *Modification: Bring arms up with squat for those with limited shoulder rom or ankle, lat mobility *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up

Station 2:

  1. DB/KB/SB/MB/Weighted Object Single Leg Deadlifts (15s Side): *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Make sure non-working Leg is Bent the whole time at 90 Degrees *Squeeze Butt at Top *Hold 2s *Keep Core Tight *Squeeze Shoulder Blades entire time *Hinge from Hip *Modify: Perform without Load & can also hold something stationary to assist with Balance *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up
  1. Dips w. Chair/Box/Mat/Step: *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Prior to Dip pull Shoulders Back & Down *Elbows In *Legs Straight to Increase Intensity *Keep Butt close to Chair *Squeeze Triceps at Top *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up

Station 3:

  1. DB/KB/Weighted Object Overhead Kneel To Stand – RT-LT-RT-LT (15s Leading w. Each Leg): *Start in Kneeling Position w. Weight Overhead, Arm Straight > Stand Up, Maintaining Straight Arm > Return to Knees > Repeat > Switch Sides at 15s *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Modify with Lunges *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up
  1. Side To Side Steps Chair/Box/Mat/Step: *Place 1 Foot on the Step > Stand > Switch Sides and put the other Foot on the Step > Repeat *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Squeeze Butt at Top *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up

Station 4:

  1. Spiderman Push Ups: *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Make it tough for 30s *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up
  1. Prisoner Jump Squats: *Body Position should be Vertical > Hinge & Drop Into Squat > Explode into Jump > Control Landing > Repeat *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Hinge from Hip *Get Low *Avoid Knees Moving Forward *Modify with Monster Walk *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up

Station 5:

  1. DB/KB/Band/Heavy Object Rows/Pull-Ups: *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Squeeze Shoulder Blades *Draw the belly in toward the spine the whole time. Inhale on the LOAD/PULL and exhale, with Kegel contraction (engage bladder) on the way down (opposite of others movements)
  1. DB/KB/Band/Heavy Object Biceps Curls: *Keep Head Back & Eyes Forward *Lift Collar Bones 1” *Get Full ROM – Squeeze at Top *Inhale with rib cage expansion/belly relaxed on the way down and exhale, drawing in of the belly and Kegel contraction (squeeze & lift of pelvic floor – should feel bladder & sphincter engaging) on the way up

No Finisher: Work hard on 4th Set

I hope that you get a chance to give this workout a try soon.

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