This week is the second of three weeks of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on any day you have available.


To learn more about Chris, read our feature interviews:

Part 1: "The Family Tradition"

Part 2: "Coaching Challenges"


Breaking Muscle Shop

Lower Body Workout



In 8 minutes:

Complete an 800m Sandbag Run

Then, Max Reps Dumbbell Walking Lunges until time runs out.


Score is number of walking lunges completed.


Suggested Weights:

Men 40-80# for sandbag, 30-50# for lunges (each dumbbell)

Women 20-40# for sandbag, 20-35# for lunges (each dumbbell)



As many round as possible, in 8 minutes:

8 Stiff Legged Deadlifts

8 Ab-Mat Sit Ups


Suggested Weights:

Men 95-135#

Women 65-95#


Post max reps of lunges from strength workout and total rounds completed for conditioning workout to comments below.