For Awaken Training Series participants who have completed both 1.0 and 2.0, a new 12-week progression cycle will begin on October 9. Here’s an overview of what’s coming up in Awaken Training Series 3.0:
In 1.0, you embraced a new way to train and progressed through fundamentals of positioning, unilateral and bilateral strength, and building up your conditioning base. In 2.0, you were challenged with new progressions and positions (including upside down), and working up to longer conditioning with a range of pacing. Now you’ll get a chance to express the true power you’ve been building with efforts in the 15-25 second time domain. In other words, now that your positions are developed, you are ready for short bursts of pure fire.
The 3.0 program will include new progressions to keep driving your absolute strength forward, returning to the back squat. This will be supported with variations to support your single leg balance, reinforcing the movement as a whole. You will also have one tempo day and one speed day in your squatting program, allowing your body to adapt to different loads and speeds.
Each week, you will also find more purely aerobic sessions that will stick to lower complexity movements to encourage more transitions, sustained breathing, and aerobic development. We will also be partnering with Dr. Teddy Willsey (@strengthcoachtherapy) to introduce new movements for activation, recovery, and injury prevention exclusively for Awaken Training Series participants. As both a Physical Therapist and strength and conditioning coach, Teddy works with athletes in a variety of different capacities, from individual rehab and conditioning to team training.
Register before 5pm Pacific on October 8 – Program starts October 9.
Price: $199 for 12 weeks of progressive programming
Most importantly, I just enjoy training again. With my injuries, it was becoming a game of work-arounds and frustration. But this program has lit my fire again and I look forward to training everyday. I also really look forward to the homework on the rest days. The holistic approach is very in line with my own personal philosophies, which is one of the reasons I decided to try the program in the first place.
I feel like the movements and workouts in the program have been well thought out and have progressively built on each other each week. The specifics of the program - the tempo, the rest periods, and the superset combinations have been fun and challenging. The ATS has uncovered a new found joy for training again. Great program, glad to be a part of it and I’m sincerely hoping for a second series.
I have really enjoyed the Awaken Training Series. I definitely feel stronger but more importantly I feel more well rounded. I don’t really ever run - 1-2 miles tops a week - and my running has always been good but uphill was a battle. Today I conquered 8 miles uphill with little problem at all.
I'm loving the program so far…After the open I was pretty beat up; elbows and shoulders were achy. Throughout Awaken I can tell my body is definitely balancing out and I'm becoming more aware of which muscle groups and working or not working.
...Most of all I have had a TON of fun doing this training which I have been missing for a while. Especially after 2 kids, turning 31 and realizing my competing against the younger guys and how much I get to compete will have to slow down, needed to find purpose for training and I realized being a good example as a father and taking care of myself because I love it is all I needed.
Feel like my legs have gotten stronger. I am able better able to hold a good position when driving out of the squat. Feel like my back and lats are engaged. My hamstrings and glutes feel like they are firing. Love how strong my shoulders are feeling. I set a goal for the year of a 200# strict press and I feel like I am going to achieve that early.