GreenStrength Monster Mash - Vertical Style

Here is a go to GreenStrength meal, as well as a tip on how you can use this.

First - We have the meal itself..

Grass-fed or High Quality meat of choice
Veggies like - red/green pepper, jalapeños, onion, cauliflower, zucchini, Brussels sprouts
What Jasmine Rice
Bone Broth - flavor of choice

Cook all this up and put it into 1 bowl.. Wham! You’ve got a monster mash made up easily.

Now here is a little trick.. Many people ask me about fasting or when is the best time to eat etc… So here is something I came up with and use on several clients with great success. I try and teach them to be intuitive with fasting. Always listening to their bodies and if their body tells them its time to eat, then eat! So what I have done is make them cook up lets say a giant monster mash of:

1lb beef
2-3 Cups white rice
All the veggies
1 Cup Bone Broth

*Add some avocado like you see in the picture below if you desire.. I desire avocado daily.

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Now, we have ourselves one giant monster mash that can easily be split into 2-3 regular meals or 1-2 larger meals. They feel like fasting then cool, wait it out - BUT AS AN ATHLETE OR PERFORMANCE CONCERNED PERSON we need to make sure we are supporting our activity level. This is a sure fire way because as you can see if we waited and fasted all day the reality of what we need to consume is still in front of us. Break the fast when you like, or keep pushing it back. Regardless we have numbers we need to hit energy wise.

Any questions? Feel free to give me a shout and i’ll get back to you as soon as I can!

Lucius IV.

GreenStrength Class Sessions Aug 26-31

Howdy folks who may be looking this over to pick it apart, or actually following along abroad. Here are a few points that aren’t seen but PREACHED, and frankly pillars of practice that make up GreenStrength.

Sessions always begin with some sort of breathe, movement, mobility, style practice. Not only to prepare the body for the work ahead, but to create a base of durability within the body to promote the longevity of ones physical practice.

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Exercises are always progressed and or regressed to the individual. What you see is not always what happens. Scalling or progressing isn’t done by ones desire to do a different variation, but by the aspect of form. Form, Function, Performance, coupled with the lifestyle GreenStrength promotes leads to being lifelong strong! .

Monday
A. 3 piece superset - 3 rounds - 3min rest between rounds 
-goblet squat x10 - Push these in load if you’d like. Challenge yourself.
-dbl kb press x10 - trunk stability - honor it.
-ski erg x300m - Keep it nice and steady.

B. 3 piece superset - 3 rounds - 2min rest between rounds 
-step up knee raise x5/5 -stick it, hold it, own it each rep.
-side rotation med ball slam x10/10 - focus on proper rotation from side to side.
-leopard crawl x5yd forward slow / x5yd backward slow - trunk stability focus hard.

C. Practice a few Tgu for cooldown 

Tuesday 

A. Pavel warm up x3 rounds

B. Row 2 blocks of 3x30/30 - ski 2 blocks of 3x30/30 
Rest 3-5min between each block. Do in any order as desired 

C. Dbl kb rack carry 
3x1min on 1min off

Wednesday 

A. 3 piece superset - 5 rounds - 2min rest between rounds 
-banded bridges feet on med ball x20 - speed and tension. Big toe pad focus
-leopard rock into squat x5 - be playful.
-arm farm plate carry x60sec - keep the hands honest and grip equally on each side.

B. 2 piece superset- 4 rounds - 2min rest between rounds
-band tricep pressdown x20-30
-prowler sprint + March back - keep load a fast one.

C. Wall stretch x5min 

Thursday 

A. 3 piece superset- 5 rounds - 2-3min rest between rounds 
-Tgu x1/1 - if your good for heavy tau’s then go.
-kb traveling dL x5 - focus on packing the lats. Shoulders pulling down back. Braced core. Grip.
-kb 2 hand swing x10 - powerful swings 30% BW there about.

B. Complex. As many rounds as can in 10min - FORM FORM FORM on every rep!
-dbl kb clean x2 press x4, squat x6

C. Hardstyle plank
20sec OFF - 10sec on x8 rounds. Tabata style in reverse 

Friday

A. 3 piece superset - 4 rounds - 2-3min rest between rounds 
-Db floor press x12-15
-Db or kb Bench 3 point row x12-15/each side 
-hang of choice x15-30sec 

B. 3 piece superset - 3 rounds - 2min between each round 
-airdyne x1min
-pump stretch x5
-jumping jacks x1min

C. 2 piece superset - 3 rounds
-Band palloff press x10/10
-inchworms x5

Saturday 
9am mobility 
10am Kettlebell Skills Class