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Unleash Your Inner Beast with the “Whiskey WOD #007”

Get ready to unleash your inner beast with the “Whiskey WOD #007” – and no, we’re not talking about the drink! Named after a spirited dog known for its boundless energy and agility, this Workout of the Day (WOD) at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara is designed to challenge your strength, stamina, and speed. Part of our renowned GRIT fitness program, this unique workout embodies the energy and endurance of Whiskey the dog, making it a perfect challenge for fitness enthusiasts looking to add some pep to their step.

“Whiskey WOD #007” is structured as an EMOM (Every Minute on the Minute) workout, pushing you to complete a set of exercises at the start of every minute before moving on to the next. It’s a fast-paced and dynamic way to train, ensuring you get a full-body workout while keeping the intensity high. Ready to run with the pack? Let’s dive into the details.

Tail-Wagging Toughness: The “Whiskey WOD #007” Breakdown

This workout is a tribute to Whiskey’s diverse skill set, from sprints that mimic chasing after a frisbee to agility-focused side jump squats. Here’s what you’ll tackle in this action-packed session:

  • All Strikes: Kick off with a series of punches and kicks to get your heart rate up and muscles firing.
  • Side Jump Squats: Add a lateral movement to traditional squats for a boost in agility and lower body strength.
  • Sprints: Channel Whiskey’s love for running with short, intense sprints that build speed and endurance.
  • Walking Lunges: Mimic the movement of prowling with lunges that target your glutes, quads, and hamstrings.
  • Clean & Press: A full-body lift that works everything from your legs to your shoulders, improving power and strength.
  • Bent Over Rows: Strengthen your back and biceps with this effective upper-body exercise.
  • Overhead Arch Into Tricep Extension: Work your shoulders and triceps with a movement that demands balance and focus.
  • Farmer Carries: Finish strong with a grip-strengthening exercise that challenges your endurance and mental toughness.

How to Stay Top Dog in “Whiskey WOD #007”

  • Keep the Pace: EMOM workouts are about maintaining intensity. Aim to complete each exercise with time to spare for rest.
  • Stay Hydrated: Keep water close by to ensure you stay hydrated throughout this high-intensity workout.
  • Focus on Form: As you work through the rounds, keep your form sharp to maximize benefits and minimize injury risk.
  • Embrace the Challenge: Whiskey wouldn’t back down from a challenge, and neither should you. Push through the tough moments with grit and determination.

Join the Pack

Feeling inspired by Whiskey’s zest for life? The Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara welcomes you to join our GRIT program and dive into the “Whiskey WOD #007”. Our group fitness classes are designed to push your limits in a supportive and motivating environment, perfect for anyone looking to unleash their inner athlete. Visit academyselfdefense.com to sign up for a free trial class and learn more about our community.

“Whiskey WOD #007” is more than just a workout; it’s an invitation to channel your inner beast and discover what you’re truly capable of. Are you ready to run with the pack? Let’s get moving!