3 sets:
A1. Back extension x 10 (add weight if needed - DB behind neck)
A2. Planks (front/side) - max hold (add weight if more than 1 min)

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  • Snatch from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5
  • Power jerk - 60% x 2 x 5
  • Clean from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5
3 sets:
A1. Back extension x 10 (add weight if needed - DB behind neck)
A2. Planks (front/side) - max hold (add weight if more than 1 min)

Week 1
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12 Comments
Adam B. 1 | 2010-05-24
What will the weekly schedule look like, Coach? How many days on a week I'm not familiar with the "Russian Squat Cycle".
Greg Everett 2 | 2010-05-24
It will still be Mon-Thu and Sat.
Travis 3 | 2010-05-24
The Russian Squat Cycle of Satan™
Erik Reckdenwald 4 | 2010-05-24
Snatch from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 115# x 2 x 5 Power jerk - 60% x 2 x 5 145# x 2 x 5 Clean from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 145# x 2 x 5 3 sets: A1. Back extension x 10 with 10# A2. Planks (front/side) - max hold = 1 minute each
Greg M. 5 | 2010-05-24
Greg - I will not have access to bumpers for about a week after Friday, but during that time I will still be able to do the squats and most of the other exercises. Should I plan to come back in the 3rd week using Rx'd %'s for my O-lifts? Any other suggestions?
Greg Everett 6 | 2010-05-24
Greg - During the week, any time there is a classic lift, try to do pulls instead, even if they're partial pulls. Then come back to it as usual next week.
Gre M. 7 | 2010-05-24
Will do...thanks for the feedback.
JHo 8 | 2010-05-25
snatch 55k power jerk 66k clean 77k only time for two sets of each 40# db back x 25k plank 90sec 60 sex 40# side planks 30sec each pull ups 70# 5x5
Brian Reckdenwald 9 | 2010-05-26
Snatch from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 125 lbs x 2 x 5 Power jerk - 60% x 2 x 5 135 x 2 x 5 Clean from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 165 x 2 x 5 3 sets with 20 lb vest: A1. Back extension x 10 A2. Planks (front/side) - max hold = 45 seconds each
Björn Uddenfeldt 10 | 2010-05-27
Snatch, 40 kg Power Jerk, 60 kg Clean, 70 kg + 3x10 GM, 40 kg No block unfortunately. Did not come up with an solution so I lifted of ground instead. Is "Hang" a better sub?
jongb 11 | 2010-06-27
Snatch from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 115# x 2 x 5 Power jerk - 60% x 2 x 5 165# x 2 x 5 Clean from blocks (mid-thigh) - 60% x 2 x 5 165# x 2 x 5 3 sets: A1. Back extension x 10 with 15, 25, 25# A2. Planks (front/side) - max hold = 1 minute each (s15/f25/s15)
Andrew Karlovich 12 | 2014-04-01
Snatch 56kg Jerk 66kg Clean 67kg A1: 20,25,30# A2: front (48sec with 25kg plate), sides (1 min each)
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