Murphy’s Weekly 9-13 March 2015

Finally getting back into a groove here, so here’s the programming for the week. Three days, you decide, just don’t do them consecutive. Two days in a row is fine, but have on rest day or more in there somewhere.


Murphy’s Warmup including shoulder dislocates with PVC and depth-drop pushups

5-rep Max of the Day – Strict Press
(start with empty bar and don’t increase more than 10# between sets if your max is over 145#, don’t increase by more than 5# if you’re max is under 145#.)

Single-handed dumbbell press, 4×8, work on balanced and rigid core.

5 rounds 500m Row, 2-3 minutes rest between rounds

3 x 10 perfect pushups +25 situps each round

Day 2

Murphy’s Warmup including back extensions and PVC bent-over rows for upper back activation and warmup

5-rep Max of the Day – Sumo Deadlift, no more than 10# increases

4×10 bent-over row with 25% 5-rep max of the day, or empty barbell, whichever is greater

3 rounds
15 KB Swings
15 Burpees
Run 200m

Skill: Pullups 5 rounds max reps or descending ladder (5, 4, 3, 2 1, etc.)

Day 3

Murphy’s Warmup plus jumping PVC squats


3-rep max of the day – mid-to-high-bar back squat, <10# increases, and concentrate on straight back throughout.
4×10 jumping squats with barbell

5x200m sprint, full recovery between (3-5 minutes)

3 rounds of 1:00 plank hold
Finish with 30 situps