Puh-push it Real Good

Amp Up Your Workout with “Puh-Push It Real Good”: A Push-Packed Power Challenge

Get ready to push your limits with the “Puh-Push It Real Good” Workout of the Day (WOD), exclusively designed to challenge, strengthen, and energize at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara. This workout is a tribute to pushing past your boundaries, featuring a dynamic array of exercises that target your upper body, core, and lower body, ensuring a comprehensive training session that’s as intense as it is rewarding.

The Ultimate Push Challenge

“Puh-Push It Real Good” takes you through a descending ladder of reps, adding a unique twist with a sled lap to ramp up intensity and endurance after each set. Here’s your roadmap to push-powered glory:

  • Reps: 14-12-10-8-6-4-2, decreasing with each round to push your limits while allowing for incremental recovery.
    • Med Ball Push-Ups: Enhance traditional push-ups with a medicine ball to engage more stabilizing muscles and increase difficulty.
    • Jump Squats: Add explosive power to your workout, targeting your legs and glutes.
    • Decline Push-Ups: Elevate your feet to increase the intensity on your upper chest and shoulders.
    • 4 Punch + Shot: Mimic the energy and precision of combat sports with a combination of punches followed by a shot, adding a cardiovascular challenge.
    • TRX Tricep Extensions: Utilize the TRX to focus on your triceps, ensuring full range of motion and maximum tension.
    • Push Kicks: Incorporate a martial arts element to engage your legs and core while improving balance and flexibility.
    • Sit-Up + Press: Combine core strengthening with an overhead press to challenge your abs and shoulders simultaneously.
    • + 1 Lap Sled Per Round: Cement your strength and endurance achievements with a lap of sled pushing, adding an extra layer of intensity to each round.

Tips for Dominating the Challenge

  • Warm-Up Properly: Start with dynamic stretches and light cardio to prepare your body for the intense workout ahead.
  • Hydrate and Fuel: Keep water close by and ensure you’ve fueled your body with the right nutrients to sustain energy levels throughout the workout.
  • Focus on Form: As fatigue sets in, maintaining proper form becomes crucial. Focus on executing each movement with precision to maximize gains and minimize injury risk.

Join the Push Power Movement

Embark on the “Puh-Push It Real Good” WOD and share your experience on social media. Tag the Academy of Self Defense to connect with fellow fitness enthusiasts and inspire others with your progress. Whether you’re showcasing your sled push or celebrating the completion of your last set, let the world know you’ve pushed it to the limit.

Ready to Push It Real Good?

If you’re looking for a workout that tests your pushing prowess and overall fitness, the “Puh-Push It Real Good” WOD awaits. Join us at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara for this and many other group fitness challenges designed to inspire, challenge, and transform. Sign up for a free trial class today and discover the power of our GRIT program, tailored to meet you wherever you are on your fitness journey.