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Spartan SGX Training – July 15th-21st, 2019

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Congratulations to Andrew Lucero and Rusty Cooper for completing the Spartan Super in Fort Carson, Colorado today! 💥💪

This was Rusty’s final race to earn his Trifecta Medal for completing a Spartan Sprint, Super and Beast! Super proud of you Rusty! Your hard work paid off! 😎

On Wednesday Andrew found out that 511 Tactical is now a sponsor of Spartan Race and they have created a special challenge and medal for anybody that will complete a Spartan Race with a 511 Tactical Plate Weight Vest. It is a 20 pound vest and creates an even better challenge. They are doing this to raise awareness for fallen heroes and those that protect us and our freedom. 🇺🇸

This turned out to be an even harder challenge than Andrew expected but he dug deep and finished the full race with the vest! Proud of you Andrew! Way to go!! 👍💪

We have a Spartan Class on Monday and Wednesday at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00am – Coached by Spartan SGX Coach Andrew Lucero!

Run Workout

For the Thursday Run  Workout meet at Williams Field High School at 5:30am. Please park across the street at the church and walk over.



Eccentric Ring Pullups (3-3-3-3-ME)

5 seconds on descent

Spartan SGX WOD

Sandbaggin’ (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps)

AMRAP 16 (With a Partner):

Partner 1:
*7 Sandbag Ground-to-Overhead (75#/50#)
*7 Front Squats

Partner 2:
Max Distance on Rower

-*After partner 1 completes sandbag movements, switch with partner 2 and add 1 repetition to each movement every round-

Tuesday – Running Day 

Warm Up

400 Meters Easy


Workout Details: This is a very high intensity workout. Get in a thorough warm-up that must include dynamic warm-up drills as well as stride outs to prepare the muscles for the speed they are going to experience in this workout. Adding some acceleration drills into your warm-up will also help the muscles be 100% ready and rock and roll. Example: 5 sets: (5 seconds acceleration, 5 seconds hold, 5 seconds decelerate, with full recovery between sets


Repeat 6 Times:

Sprint 100 meters, no rest, 200 meters very fast run

Rest 2 minutes between sets


400 meters Easy

Stretch and Foam Roll


Spartan Strength

Wall Sit Wednesday… Again… (AMRAP – Reps)

3 Rounds:
1:00 Wall Sit (35#/26#)
0:30 Max Goblet Squats (53#/35#)
1:00 Wall Sit
10 Goblet Squats (53#/35#)

-1:30 Rest-

Spartan SGX WOD

Sweet Sixteen (Time)

4 Rounds for Time:
400m Run
16 Dumbbell Burpees (50#/35#)
16 Dumbbell Overhead Lunges
16 Dumbbell Snatches

-Burpees: 2 Dumbbells-
-Lunges/Snatches: 1 Dumbbell-


Running  Workout – Meet at Williams Field High School at 5:30am


Warm Up 

400 Meters



1700 meters, 1300 meters, 900 meters, 500 meters with 5 minutes rest between sets.

Every interval alternates between an easy 200 meter run (“jog”) and a fast 200 meter run  (1 mile PR Pace) with the final finish of each interval ending with a 100 meter max effort sprint. There is a 15sec rest just before each 100 meter max effort sprint.

A good target time for your ending 100 meter sprints is your 400m personal record pace. As example, an athlete with a 400 meter PR of 80 seconds would target a 100 meter sprint time of 20 seconds.


400 Easy


FRIDAY – Running Day 

9 Mile Run at an aerobic/conversation pace.

If your goal is to improve your running/Spartan Races and run some races you need to throw in a long run each week. It is very important that you get this time on your feet no matter what your pace is. This run is something you will do in place of a CrossFit Workout.

Discuss the distance with Andrew or Kris to come up with a plan!

10  Minutes of Stretching and Foam Rolling


Spartan SGX WOD

22 Too Many (Time)

2 Rounds for Time:
200m Run
22 Burpees
22 Air Squats
200m Run
22 Hand-Release Pushups
2:00 Plank Hold
200m Run
22 Walking Lunges
22 Pullups
200m Run
22 Wall Balls (20#/14#)
22 Dead Hang Shoulder Taps
200m Run

-If you have a 20#/14# weight vest, wear it-

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Rest Day – This is a great day to relax, stretch, foam roll, sleep extra, take a nap, read and recharge for the next week!