Weekly Workout: Core, Cardio and Leg
This is a challenging cardio and leg day workout. It is designed to be tough on the grip, core, and your ability to move items up and down a steady incline, steps, or steep hill.
Run 1 mile easy and stretch legs and lower back.
Carry Random Items Up a Hill:
5-10 big hill runs carrying weight:
Find a 100-200m steady incline or bleachers or stair climber for 2 minutes and run / walk fast carrying a variety of equipment such as:
Back pack of 40-50#
Weight vest 30-40#
Kettlebells / Dumbbells
Sandbags (shoulder carry or head carry)
Five Distance Events
100m bear crawl
100m lunges OH carry (40#)*
100m burpee jumps
100m farmer walk (40# each hand)
100m sled or prowler push / tow or sandbag run / carry
100 rep events:
100 push press (40#)
100 squats (40#)
100 KB swings
*40-45# = 40-45lb sand bag or barbell or plate
Run 1 mile easy / stretch legs and lower back
Do not do heavy weight if your core or lower back is weaker than other parts of your body. Though this sounds like a leg workout, carrying unbalanced weight is very challenging to the back. The workout puts the WORK in WORKout.