Mayhem Affiliate Bodybuilding 9/26/2022

25
Sep

Mayhem Affiliate Bodybuilding 9/26/2022

CrossFit Natomas – Open Gym

Mayhem Bodybuilding Goals

Mayhem Bodybuilding is a stand alone hypertrophy focused program. You may layer this on top of some of the other Mayhem Athlete Program, but it is not designed to be performed on top of all other tracks each day. We will include pieces of some days in other programs as “ACCESSORY”. The goals are to stay focused and rest just long enough so that you can perform the next set with quality and control unless stated otherwise. Keep your attention of each set and keep your phone in your bag. Sessions are not done “for time” but treat them like you are limited on time. Keep a visible clock running to keep you accountable.

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Warm-up

Warm-up (No Measure)

Upper Body Anterior (Chest & Bicep)

Crossover Symmetry Warm-p

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3 rounds

10 Perfect Push-ups (controlled form)

15 Band Pull-A-Parts

5 PVC Around the Worlds (each) way)

10 wall angels

5 scorpions (each side)
Focus: Effort should be easy building into moderate. Get yourself moving and opened up for upcoming work.

Strength

Bench Press (6 sets: 8-5-5-3-3-1 reps)

*Rest 2:00-2:30 b/t sets

Focus: Control should be shown with each rep on the way down and on the way up. Bar should be lowered to just below the sternum. Keep elbows at a 45 degree angle to the body and avoid flaring out. Shoulders should be loaded back against the bench throughout reps.
*  Warm up and build across all 6 sets. The sets should be building throughout.

* Record weights in notes, log last heavy single

Double DB Bench Press (4 sets: 10 reps)

*Rest 1:00-1:30 b/t sets

*Build to a moderate weight and stay the same or build across all sets.

Focus: Select a weight that you can control when sitting back to start and sitting up to finishing set. Do not drop the dumbbells. To avoid injury, bring the knees up to meet the dumbbells and sit up with them. If you have to drop them to deload, you’ve gone too heavy.

Double DB Incline Bench Press (4 sets: 10 Reps)

*Rest 1:00-1:30 b/t sets

*Build to a moderate weight and stay the same or build across all sets.

Focus: Set a bench up at an incline that will allow for a 45 degree angle of the torso. Select a weight that you can control when sitting back to start and sitting up to finishing set. Do not drop the dumbbells. To avoid injury, bring the knees up to meet the dumbbells and sit up with them. If you have to drop them to deload, you’ve gone too heavy.

Resistance Band Chest Fly – High to Low (4 sets: 12 reps)

*Rest 1:00-1:30 b/t sets

Focus: On a rig, loop a resistance band on each side (light to moderate light resistance weight) above head level. Facing away from rig, grasp a band in each hand. Starting with arms extended to the sides and a forward lean (stagger feet for stabilization), press the bands forward with slightly bent arms, crossing over in front of the body at waist level. Return out to the sides and repeat, crossing the opposite arm on top from the last rep. Slight bend in the arm should be maintained throughout reps (excessive bending of the elbow will place focus on triceps rather than chest)

Resistance Band Chest Fly

https://youtu.be/yVcEkvgymt8

Standing Alternating DB Curl (4 sets: 10 reps)

*Rest 1:00-1:30 b/t sets

*Build to a light/moderate weight. Stay the same and focus on strict control throughout

Focus: Stay with a weight that will allow for control and minimal kipping of reps. Keep dumbbells slightly in front of the body at the bottom position to keep tension on the biceps throughout set. When curling, turn the arm thinking about getting the pinky finger close to the shoulder to maximize contraction with each rep.

Barbell Curl 21’s (3 sets: 21 reps)

*Rest 1:00-1:30 b/t sets

Focus: Standing with a barbell perform 7 reps from waist to parallel, 7 reps from top of rep to parallel, 7 reps full range of motion. Ensure that you do not sacrifice quality over quantity with this exercise.

Barbell 21’s

https://youtu.be/adUowDy55LE

Mayhem Mini-Pump

Mini-Pump Sessions are used as a supplement to another Mayhem Athlete track or on days when you are pressed for time and cannot complete the full day’s bodybuilding session as programmed. You should NOT complete today’s bodybuilding program AND the mini-pump session. Choose one or the other.

Upper Body Anterior (4 Rounds for time)

4 Rounds

10 – Barbell Bench Press @ moderate weight – maintain quality

12 Double DB Bench Press @ Moderate weight – maintain control and quality

12 – Resistance Band Chest Fly – High to Low @ moderate weight – maintain quality

10 Standing Alternating DB Curl @ moderate weight – maintain quality

-Rest 3 min b/t rounds-

Scoring: Time

Cooldown/Mobility

1 min Pec Stretch against Door/Rig

1 min Lacrosse Ball Pec Smash (each side)

1 min Overhead Elbow Grab Tricep stretch (each side)

1 min Bicep Wall Stretch (each side)

Focus: Do your mobility work to keep range of motion. Pec Stretch consists of raising bent arm to the side to make an “L”, raise arm so that upper arm is at a 45 degree angle to the neck and place forearm against rig/door frame. Slowly lean into stretch.

Bicep wall stretch consists of facing a wall and placing a palm on the wall with fingers towards the floor. Slowly turn the torso away from the hand to facilitate a stretch in the bicep and forearm. Higher placement on the wall will result in a bigger stretch.

Mayhem Ready

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