5/3/1 Session 3 – Feb. 2013

5/3/1 Session 3 – Feb. 2013

byBrandon Heavey|April 8, 2013Continuing as I have in the past, below I present the results from the latest 5/3/1 strength program at 626.     Week 1 Max Lifts  Bench PressBack SquatShoulder PressDeadlift Kris195325150400 Suzy12523088273 Alan215265135300 Patrick215235145285...
Wendler 5/3/1 Program Overview

Wendler 5/3/1 Program Overview

byBrandon Heavey|December 4, 2012I was just thinking that I posted the results from several 5/3/1 sequences (here, here and here), but never provided an overview of the program.  For the unacquainted,  5/3/1 is a widely adopted strength program developed by Jim Wendler.  He has both an e-book (and...
5/3/1 Session 2

5/3/1 Session 2

byBrandon Heavey|November 22, 2012It looks like these posts are going to be a recurring thing now that the strength program has caught on over at 626.  I can’t say that I blame them, with each new cycle the members continue to achieve astounding results.  If you missed the first 5/3/1 results...
5/3/1 Strength Gains – Revisited

5/3/1 Strength Gains – Revisited

byBrandon Heavey|November 20, 2012This post is a follow up to my original 5/3/1 post.  While the original detailed my personal progress with the program, today I’m going to highlight the progress of a group at CrossFit 626 utilizing Wendler’s approach to strength gains.  Building on my...
Strength Gains with 5/3/1

Strength Gains with 5/3/1

byBrandon Heavey|I’m a hard gainer.  I’ve always been a pretty scrawny guy.  It took 7 years in college of pizza 5 nights a week (Burger King the other two nights) and a couple two liters of soda per day to get me moderately chubby. In the summer of 2011 I found myself...