Strength & Conditioning – Chris LaLanne: Week 2, Day 1

Get out your sandbags and get ready to work your legs as we start week two of programming from Chris LaLanne.

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”

Lower Body Workout

Strength:

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)

Conditioning:

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.