Wednesday, 4/10: GPP
Lower & Upper Body Sled Drags
Lower (Walk sideways with sumo steps)
2 x ~40 yds. x (1 big ass rock + 1 medium rock)
Lower (Straight forward pull but with handles pushed out above my head)
1 x ~40 yds. x (2 big ass rocks + 1 medium rock)
Upper (Reverse Grip Press & Reverse Grip Pull)
3 x ~40 yds. x 1 big ass rock
I was able to go faster and further with the straight forward drag, but my quads felt fried by the end of the lap, and I was completely winded, like when your heart's pounding into your throat and your breath can't keep up with your circulation.
Shoulders felt completely fried. The only thing about these sled drags is that I can never get a burn in my chest. I can't seem to find a way to hit my chest hard without burning out my shoulders. Maybe this shows how little I actually use my chest on bench press, or maybe the sled work is just exposing a weakness.
All in all, I love the sled because I don't feel obligated to perfect a particular movement or to focus on just 1 or 2 movements. Since it's supplemental, I can experiment and just go hard.