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5 Tips For A Successful Open Workout

#1 Eat The Same Way Your Normally Would The Day Before

Now is not the time to make any major dietary changes (no 100% Paleo, no carb loading, no detoxing, etc. if you’re not used to it). Making sure you have a protein/fat focused and micro-nutrient dense meal is one thing, but don’t completely switch things up.

#2 Get Enough Sleep

Plan a quiet night in. Make sure you aren’t in zombie mode scrolling through your phone for the 2 hours before you finally turn the lights off. Try your best to satisfy your individual sleep needs (6-7 hours? 8 hours? 10?). One of the best things you can do is putting sleep first.

#3 Eat A Good Breakfast

The pre-workout meal is more important than the post-workout meal. Just as we stated in #1, make sure you don’t change things up from your normal routine too much here. Having said that, it is important to have enough high quality protein, fat, and some carbohydrates. It’s hard to go wrong with eggs, bacon, fruit/veggies and coffee.

#4 Warm-up Properly

We will setup a warm-up area in Space B to be used at any time during the event. Find out when your heat is and plan on spending a good 15-20 minutes getting the body ready and warm before your start time. Focus less on static stretching/foam rolling and instead try to “prime” the body and practice the movements you will be using. The Trebel Endurance Warm-up is a good place to start ;).

#5 Cool Down

Before you go sit down on the sidelines to cheer on the rest of your Trebel family, take a few minutes to downregulate. Fight the “flop” of just laying on the floor and try to walk around, rehydrate, and do some light foam rolling. A little downregulation work will help you fight soreness and recover quickly. After a few minutes and your heart rate calms back to normal, feel free to grab a drink and cheer on the rest of your team!

Group Class Programming for Monday, February 26th, 2018:

15 min AMRAP:

10 KB Swings (70/53#)

10 Burpees

10 Step Down Box Jumps (24/20”)

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