These workouts are designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat. Mindith is an RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist, certified CrossFit coach, and long time fitness enthusiast with extensive experience in Russian kettlebells and bodyweight exercise.

 

Following the programming of the last cycle and its focus on building to a strong one arm push up, this short cycle will focus on endurance, agility and recovery.  All workouts in this cycle with be 20 minutes or less allowing extra time for mobility and recovery work.

 

Week 2, Day 1

 

A. Mobility Workout 
Spend 5-10 minutes moving through this mobility program

 

Neck
Look right and left x10
Side to side x10
Up and down x10

 

Shoulders
Shrugs forward and backwards x10
Up and down x10
Chest undulations x10
Rib cage expansions x10
Straight arm circles x10
Egyptian x10
Small arm circle x10
Large arm circles x10

 

Spine
Side to side arms lifted x10
Side bends arms by the side of body x10
Rotations with twist right and left x10
Around the world x10
Spinal roll ups x10
Scorpions x5 on each leg

 

Hips
Hip circles to right x 10
Hip circles to Left x10
Slow squat to hold x10
Cossack squats x10

 

Knees
Knee circles x10 on each side

 

Ankles
Ankle flexion/extension x10
Ankle rolls right and left  x10
Deep squat with feet and legs together x10
Slow pistol squat (using support if needed) x5 on each side

 

B. Bodyweight Tabata Workout
Sit Through
Low Cossack Switch
Burpee
Pistol or *pistol progression
Bridge hold

 

C.

Awake and Evolve

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