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Aimee back squat
Monday April 23 2012

  • Back Squat - 65% x 10 x 3
  • Block Snatch (knee) - 70% x 3 x 5
  • Snatch Pull on 2" Riser - 90% (of snatch) x 3 x 4
  • Heaving Snatch Balance + Overhead Squat - 65% (of OHS) x 1 +2 x 4
This is really a continuation of the previous 4 weeks in a 12 week cycle, but can be a standalone 4-week training block as well.

Week 1 of 4 (5 of 12)

Questions? Get answers here or post in comments.
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Noel Nocas 1 | 2014-01-06
Catalyst, If we are doing this cycle after the 4-Week Leg Strength Block 1 cycle, should we still max out on the first cycle. If yes, should we then take a back off week then hit this one running? If no, then I assume week 4 of Block 1 is the back off (without a max) and just jump right into Block 2. Thanks, Noel
Steve Pan 2 | 2014-01-06
You will max out at the end of the fourth week and you should be good to go to roll right in to block two once you hit the max.
Noel Nocas 3 | 2014-01-10
Thanks Steve
ds 4 | 2014-01-12
Is the block snatch (knee) from above or below the knee?
Steve Pan 5 | 2014-01-13
DS - The block snatch should be right in front of the knee if possible.
Ted 6 | 2014-01-22
Hi, may i know what cycle should be used or what cycle did you use after week 4 of this? The weeks 9 to 12 of the original 12 week mesocycle. since the 2 leg blocks are from weeks 1 to 8. thanks!
Steve Pan 7 | 2014-01-24
After week 4 will be the start of Block 2 of the Leg Strength Cycle.
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