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JIM BALLARD CUSTOM WORKOUT

Hey there Jim!  Here’s your CUSTOM TRAINING PROGRAM.  All you have to do is give commitment and a wee bit ‘o courage. Talk with your coach and the community to keep moving forward and making tremendous progress.  Just give us ~45-60 MINUTES 3-5 days a week to skyrocket your results!  Thanks for being part of the community and we’re looking forward to everything you’re going to achieve!

Form over number of reps always! Listen to your body!

FLEXIBILITY WORKOUT

Description: Do these stretches to get your body warmed up and ready to go!

Goal: 10 seconds per move x 3-5 reps each

WORKOUT 1

STALDER PUSH UPS

Description: Start in sitting with legs wide. You will then place 1 hand on each side of 1 leg. You will then lean forward working your core compression while strongly pushing through your triceps to lift your bottom. 

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each side

FROG STAND - 1 LEG PULSE

Description: Start with hands flat on the floor. Walk feet near hands and lean knees against bent elbows. Lean forward to increase weight on hands then lift the legs to balance. Maintain that forward lean with hips stacked over your hands and shoulders and then lift 1 leg up off the elbows and return with control.

Goal: 4 rounds of 3 reps per leg

Start with 1 rep max hold frog stand - then try lifting legs 🙂

COIL SQUATS

Description: Start in the horse stance squat (hips and knees at 90 degrees.) Twist further than 90 degrees to one side allowing the back leg to pass under the front leg, then complete bending the knee to the floor as much as possible.

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each direction

PLANK TO STALDER SLIDES

Description: Begin in a plank on your hands. Slide your feet up until they are next to your hands as the video shows. Lower your booty into a deep squat. Push to slide your legs back into a plank.

Goal: 4 rounds of 12 reps

TUCK-UPS

Description: Begin in a tucked up position (knees to chest). Release your arms over your head and straight your knees out while laying down on your back. Then use your core to pull yourself back up into the tucked up position.

Goal: 4 rounds of 12 reps

PRE-BRIDGE TWIST

Description: Begin in a plank on elbows. Rotate one leg over the other while rotating on one shoulder as far as you can. Hold for 10 seconds then return to a plank. Rotate the opposite direction.

Goal: 4 rounds of 5 reps each direction

WORKOUT 2

V-STAND 0.25

Description: This move starts sitting on the ground, legs straight, feet pointed. Then, with no momentum, lean forward, and use your core and triceps to lift as powerfully as possible to lift your bottom. Focus on holding your core tight to keep a rounded posture to support your back and your shoulders forward.

Goal: 4 rounds of 10 reps x 5 second holds

WALL BRIDGE WALK DOWN

Description: This move starts by standing two feet away from the wall. Perform a wall bridge then walk your hands down the wall as far as you can. Eventually the goal is to get your hands all the way to the floor and back up into standing.

Goal: 4 rounds of 3 reps

FIGURE 4 PISTOL SQUAT

Description: Stand with the pole on one of your sides. Hold the leg further away from the pole out in front of you. Cross one leg over the other, and perform a pistol squat as far down as you can control with help form the pole for balance.

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each leg

PIKE HANDSTAND WALK-INS

Description: Start with feet on wall on a raised surface such as a bed or chair. You will then walk yourself in towards your feet bending at your hips while keeping your core active working to bring your hips over your shoulders without arching your back then walk back out to the plank.

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps

PLANCHED PLANK

Description: Hold a tall planched plank as the video shows. Keep a hollow back spine and core engaged throughout. Weight shift forward over your hands as far as your wrists will allow.

Goal: 4 rounds of 60 second holds

V-STAND COMPRESSION

Description: Begin in a reverse plank position with your fingers pointing towards your toes. You will then squeeze your core and compress your body into the V-stand. The goal here is the compression moment needed for V-stand so get shoulders in front of hips as far as you can go.

Goal: 4 rounds of 5 reps x 5 second holds

WORKOUT 3

PYRAMID PUSH-UPS

Description: Begin with your feet on the FLOOR with your body in a pike position. Perform a push up assuring only your elbows/shoulders are moving but you are keeping the angle at your hips the same. 

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 push ups

BENT KNEE COMPRESSION HOLD

Description: Balance in a bent knee v-stand with your arms behind your legs. Use your core to not lose the compression as you straighten out one leg at a time.

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each side

TABLE TOP AROUND THE WORLD

Description: Begin in a table position. Squeeze your core and glutes while you lift one arm, the opposite arm, one leg, then the opposite leg. Go as slow and controlled as you can.

Goal: 4 rounds of 5 reps each position

UNILATERAL STALDER PULSES

Description: Start sitting with legs spread wide into a split position. Rotate your body towards one leg. Place your hands on either side of your leg with your palms flat onto the ground. Focus on lifting one leg at a time. *You will need to be sure to hold a strong quad contraction and to point your toes to help the quads maximally engage.*

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each side

PLANCHE HIP LIFTS

Description: Start on hands and knees with knees between your hands. You will then lean forward putting more weight through your arms before you contract your core to lift your legs to your chest working on your core compression.

Goal: 4 rounds of 10 reps 

CROSSED ARM TRICEPS

Description: Begin in a plank on forearms with arms crossed as videoed. Make sure your lower back is not arching. Keep your forearms crossed as you use your triceps to push up one at a time.

Goal: 4 rounds of 8 reps each arm

BRIDGED ROWS

Description: Holding the rings lean backwards with feet flat on the ground, knees bent and hips level with knees. Keep hips elevated throughout by contracting glutes strongly. Then you will complete rows.

Goal: 4 rounds of 10 reps

Rotate hands so palms are facing up to bias the biceps!