STARTING WEIGHTS - HIGH INTENSITY STRENGTH CIRCUIT
There will be a trial run workout for your first week to determine how much weight to do in Week 1 on the High Intensity Strength Circuit. This is the one and only time you'll do reps at a traditional tempo for the High Intensity Strength Circuit. Don't think of this Week 0 trial run as a workout, it's simply a way to figure out what weights you'll be doing in Week 1. Follow the directions below to fill out the form and have fun with it!
Check out each movement here
Pick a weight you think you can do 5-8 reps of at a normal tempo.
Go to max effort and do as many as possible.
Record the weight and number of reps completed below.
The weight that shows up for each movement is your starting weight for each. Boom!
Important items to note:
This spreadsheet is for one time use only during Week 0. You won't need it after that!
Whether you do 3 reps or 15 reps, it doesn't matter. This is simply a tool to set you up for success during Week 1!
No need to keep track of your total time for this trial run. All that matters is the weight and the reps!
Use a heavy weight! You're much stronger than you think and this trial run through is simply a means to an end--knowing the proper weight to use for Week 1.