Incorporating sled/sandbag/grip work into linear periodization

  1. Incorporating sled/sandbag/grip work into linear periodization


    Hey AM,
    So I've been doing Bill Starr's 5x5 for about 5 months now and I'm really wanting to start up some sled and sandbag work without over training.

    Monday:
    sqaut, bench, row
    Wednesday:
    light squat (or box squat), dead lifts, military/push presses
    Friday:
    heavy squat, heavy bench, heavy row

    I was thinking about adding either sled work on Wednesdays or some sandbag work on a day off or two.

    Even some sledgehammer/axe work as opposed to the sled or sandbag work.

    Any advice, any words, anything would be awesome and would finally give my mind a day of rest and comfort.

    Thank you.


  2. What kind of sandbag training do you do, or do you plan on doing? I'm in Iraq with limited availability to weights and I would like some ideas for sandbag training

  3. What's your goal?
    Sanbags ecc are great for conditioning in every sports.
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  4. I've been doing some sled work in the vein of HIIT.

    I really wanna get some cardio and conditioning in once to twice a week.

    For example:

    Monday I lift,

    Tuesday I pull/drag,

    Wednesday I lift,

    Thursday I do some sandbag such as carries, cleans, clean and presses, pickups, etc.,

    Friday I lift.


    There's some great articles on sandbag/sled training on ChasingKaz.com

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