March Madness

Dive into “March Madness” with the GRIT Masters WOD: Unleash Your Athletic Potential

Welcome to “March Madness,” a high-octane Workout of the Day (WOD) that promises to push your limits, test your mettle, and elevate your fitness game. Hosted by the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara, this explosive workout is not about basketball — it’s about challenging every GRIT master to rise above and beyond. Whether you’re looking to supercharge your strength, boost your endurance, or simply embrace a challenge that’s as rewarding as it is rigorous, the “March Madness” WOD is your arena.

The Madness Unfolds

Prepare to unleash your inner athlete with a series of exercises designed to target every major muscle group, ensuring a full-body workout that leaves no stone unturned:

  • 10 GRIT Masters: Kickstart the madness with a signature move that challenges your entire body and sets the tone for what’s to come.
  • 10 Decline Push-Ups: Elevate your push-up game, targeting the upper chest and shoulders with added intensity.
  • 10 Hip Thrusters: Strengthen your glutes and core with this powerful lower-body move.
  • 10 4 Punch and Sprawl: Combine striking speed and agility with the muscle-building power of a full-body sprawl.
  • 10 Squat Thrusts: Ramp up your heart rate and engage your core, legs, and shoulders in one fluid motion.
  • 10 KB Swing + Hike: Blend the explosive power of kettlebell swings with the precision of a hike pass for a dynamic duo that tests endurance and coordination.
  • 10 Weighted Calve Raises: Finish strong with calf raises that add muscle and power to your lower legs, essential for any GRIT master.

Adapting the Madness

“March Madness” is engineered to challenge fitness enthusiasts at all levels. Don’t have a kettlebell? Substitute with a dumbbell or a weighted backpack. Modify each exercise to align with your fitness level, ensuring you’re pushing yourself without compromising form or safety.

Tips to Conquer the Madness

  • Warm-Up Thoroughly: Prepare your muscles and joints with dynamic stretches and light cardio, setting the stage for optimum performance.
  • Stay Hydrated: Keep water nearby, especially if you’re pushing through the madness under the March sun.
  • Embrace the Challenge: With every rep and set, remember that you’re building a stronger, more resilient version of yourself.

Join the Madness

Capture your “March Madness” moments and share them on social media, tagging the Academy of Self Defense. Whether it’s a triumphant post-workout selfie or a video of your most challenging set, let’s inspire and motivate one another through our collective journey towards greatness.

Are You Ready?

If you’re eager to test your limits and transform your physical and mental strength, the “March Madness” WOD awaits. Join us at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara for this and many other group fitness challenges designed to push, inspire, and achieve. Sign up for a free trial class today and discover the power of our GRIT program, tailored for warriors at every stage of their fitness journey.