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Training Methods Series: Part 10

Pre & Post-Exhaustion

Complete a single joint exercise followed immediately by a multiple joint exercise and then immediately return to the single joint exercise. The second set of the single joint exercise will typically either need to be performed with less resistance or few reps. 

Examples:

1-3 sets:
Each exercise to failure. No rest between exercises.
8-12 Pullover Machine
8-12 Supinated Pulldown
8-12 Pullover Machine
(rest 2:00 between sets)

1-3 sets:
Each exercise to failure. No rest between exercises.
8-12 Pec Deck
8-12 Chest Press
8-12 Pec Deck
(rest 2:00 between sets)

Examples of potential variations: 

1-3 sets:
Each exercise to failure. No rest between exercises.
8-12 Pullover Machine
8-12 Seated Row
8-12 Pullover Machine
8-12 Biceps Curl
(rest 2:00 between sets)

1-3 sets:
Each exercise to failure. No rest between exercises.
8-12 Pec Deck
8-12 Dip Machine
8-12 Pec Deck
8-12 Triceps Extension
(rest 2:00 between sets)

August Schmidt

-Bachelor of Science, Auburn University 1997
-Master of Education, Northern Arizona University 2005

-USA Weightlifting Club Coach 2001
-CrossFit Level 1 Instructor 2009

-USA Weightlifting National Coach 2012
-EVCF Regional Team Coach 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017,2018
-EVCF CrossFit Games Team Coach 2014
-Coach CrossFit Games Masters Athlete (Bruce Briggs) 2018
-Masters National Record Holder: Snatch 130kg & Total 287kg (105kg 40-44)

-5 x American Masters Weightlifting Champion
-5 x American Masters – Best Lifter (2 x 35-39yrs, 3 x 40-44yrs)
-3 x Masters Nationals Weightlifting Runner-up
-President of Arizona Weightlifting Federation – LWC 48, 2016-current

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