EDITOR'S NOTE: 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.


Cycle fourteen of the Women’s workout focuses on lower body strength and conditioning using a combination of bodyweight movements, barbell training and kettlebell drills. These workouts include short yoga sequences for mobility and flexibility and are programmed for three days per week. 


Equipment needed: kettlebells, barbell, box and pull up bar.


Week Two, Day One

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5x5 Barbell Deadlift

3x5+ Pull Ups


5x5 Kettlebell Press

5x5 Kettlebell Bootstrappers


3x10 Kettlebell Bulgarian Split Squats

3x25 Janda Sit Ups



2 Minutes Pigeon Pose on Right Side

1 Minute Splits on Right Side

2 Minutes Pigeon Pose on Right Side

1 Minute Splits on Left Side


Week Two, Day Two

4x30 Seconds Mountain Climbers

4x25 Bodyweight Squats


3x5 Turkish Get Ups *on each side


5x5 Barbell Box Squats

3x10 Good Morning Kettlebell or Barbell


3x10 Sit Up to Squat

3x10+ Strict Unbroken Push Ups



2 Minute Child’s Pose

1 Minute Hero’s Pose

2 Minute Frog Pose


Week Two, Day Three

3x5 Barbell Front Squat

3x15 Slow Knees to Elbows


3x10 Weighted Bench/Box Step Ups * on each side

2x20 Second Side Plank Hold *on each side


3x10 Kettlebell Suitcase Deadlift

3x10 Slow Toes to Bar



1 Minute Downward Dog Wall Stretch

20 Seconds Standing Splits Hold Right Side

30 Seconds Standing Splits Hold Left Side

1 Minute Shoulder Dislocates with Strap