EMOM’s Day

Celebrate Strength with the “E-MOM’s Day” Workout

Welcome to the “E-MOM’s Day” workout, a dynamic Every Minute On the Minute (EMOM) session designed to boost your strength, stamina, and agility. Offered at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara, this workout is a fantastic part of our GRIT fitness program, renowned for pushing participants through paced, high-intensity workouts that challenge the body and mind continuously. “E-MOM’s Day” is ideal for those who are looking to improve their overall fitness through a structured yet fast-paced training regimen.

The EMOM format is highly effective for maintaining high energy levels and maximizing workout efficiency. This method ensures that every minute is utilized to its fullest, with a new exercise starting at the top of each minute, encouraging you to complete a set number of reps within that minute and using the remaining time to rest before the next round begins. Ready to tackle the “E-MOM’s Day” and push your physical limits? Let’s dive into the workout details.

The “E-MOM’s Day” Workout Breakdown

This workout consists of a series of exercises performed in the EMOM style. Each exercise targets different muscle groups, ensuring a comprehensive full-body workout that enhances muscular endurance and cardiovascular fitness:

  • Kettlebell Swings: Start each minute with kettlebell swings to engage your core, hips, glutes, and shoulders, improving your explosive power and endurance.
  • Push-Ups: Next, hit the deck for push-ups to strengthen the chest, shoulders, and triceps, enhancing upper body strength and stability.
  • Cleans: Move on to cleans, which are excellent for developing power and coordination while targeting multiple muscle groups including the legs, core, and shoulders.
  • Burpees: Continue with burpees, a high-intensity full-body exercise that boosts cardiovascular fitness and muscle endurance.
  • Sprawls: Finish each round with sprawls, similar to burpees but focused more on agility and quick ground movement, making it a favorite in combat sports for its functional fitness benefits.

Tips to Excel in the “E-MOM’s Day” Workout

  • Hydrate Properly: Keep yourself hydrated throughout the workout, as EMOM sessions can be intensely taxing and dehydrating.
  • Manage Your Pace: While the goal is to maximize the number of reps in each minute, it’s crucial to manage your pace to ensure consistency and endurance throughout the entire workout.
  • Focus on Form: Rapid transitions between exercises can lead to a breakdown in form; prioritize technique over speed to get the most from each exercise and prevent injuries.
  • Rest Efficiently: Utilize the remaining seconds of each minute to catch your breath and prepare for the next exercise, ensuring you can maintain intensity from start to finish.

Join Our Fitness Community

If the “E-MOM’s Day” workout piques your interest, the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara is eager to welcome you. Our group fitness classes are designed to cater to various fitness levels, offering a supportive and motivating environment to help you achieve your fitness goals. Sign up for a free trial class and explore our GRIT program and other fitness options at the Academy of Self Defense.

The “E-MOM’s Day” workout isn’t just a test of physical endurance; it’s a celebration of what your body can achieve with dedication and effort. Are you ready to take on this challenge and celebrate your strength?