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Stew’s Favorites: PT Pyramid / Mile Goal Paced Runs

Crunch on a gym mat.

This is a way to mix in running mile pace runs with PT Pyramid training:

Pt Pyramid / Mile Goal Paced Runs

Run 1 mile timed

Do 10 sets of
Pullups x 1
Pushups x2
Abs x 3

(Do ten sets of the pyramid of the three exercises in circuit fashion selecting your abdominal exercise of your choice — for example situps, crunches, flutterkicks, plank pose (per second) Sample Set 1: pullups 1, pushups, 2, situps 3 each set progresses until set 10 = 10 pullups, 20 pushups, 30 situps.… Run 1 mile

Do 10 set of
Pullups x 1
Pushups x2
Abs x 3

Run 1 mile

Do 10 set of
Pullups x 1
Pushups x2
Abs x 3

Run 1 mile

*If you still have juice left — shoot for a fourth round of the 1–10 PT Pyramid

If you do not have time for this do:

Repeat 3 times

Run 1 mile

Max pullups

Max pushups

Abs of choice 2 min

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