HTL Training – Week 10

This is what I did during week 10 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, August 10 Off Day Notes: Work meeting kept me out of the gym. Thursday, August 11 Ruck to and from Gym (3.5 miles total) Bench Press (1,1,1+) WOD: 21 Overhead Lunge (45# plate) 30 Burpees 50 situps For …

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GORUCK T/L Tough/Light AAR

The following is a brief AAR for my first back-to-back GORUCK events. In March 2016 I participated in the GORUCK Tough/Light in Richmond, VA run by Cadre Montreal. Preparation Having completed one GORUCK Tough, I was much more mentally prepared for what I was about to face. On top of my regular strength training, my gym …

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HTL Training – Week 9

This is what I did during week 9 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, August 3 Gym 25-20-15-10-5 Thrusters (65lb) Burpee Box Jumps (24in) Sit-ups Notes: 14:47. Nice grind. REALLY didn’t want to do the workout. But pushed hard once the clock beeped. Thursday, August 4 LAZY DAY Notes: Do I even RUCK …

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HTL Training – Week 8

This is what I did during week 8 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, July 27 Ruck PT 40# ruck 30 minutes (40 sec work, 20 sec rest/transition) 1. Ruck Overhead Lunge 2. Push-ups 3. 4ct Flutter Kicks Ruck Over Head Notes: That was hard. Also, was the final check mark …

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HTL Training – Week 5

This is what I did during week 5 of my training for the 9/11 GORUCK HTL in Washington DC. Wednesday, June 29 Ruck 5 miles 1 hour 21 minutes 41 Seconds Pace 16:19 Ruck weight – 39# PT 100 Push-ups, 100 Sit-ups Notes: Didn’t want t0 train this morning. Ruck felt refreshing after yesterday’s 12 miler. I did “cheat” and …

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