September 28, 2018

Carrying extra weight while training requires added strength and oxygen, while draining your energy stores. From walking and running, to push ups and squats, the more weight used the more the muscles have to adapt to the higher weight which in turn, builds strength and muscular endurance.

Below we have listed some testing exercises with a weighted vest, We've compiled a list of staff favourite workouts and the best part is - all you need is a weight vest!

FIVE - "Puke"

  • For Time
  • 200 Burpees

A slow burner that doesn't feel like it will end!

FOUR - "The Longest Mile"

  • 4 Rounds for Time
  • 10 Burpees
  • 100 meter Run
  • 10 Air Squats
  • 100 meter Run
  • 10 Push-Ups
  • 100 meter Run
  • 10 Sit-Ups
  • 100 meter Run

As it says, this will feel like the longest mile!

THREE - "TacSource Favourite"

  • 4 Rounds for time
  • 25 Push-Ups
  • 25 Air Squats
  • 800m Run

TWO - "Painstorm XXIV"

  • For Time
  • 100 meter Run
  • 50 Burpees
  • 200 meter Run
  • 100 Push-Ups
  • 300 meter Run
  • 150 Lunges
  • 400 meter Run
  • 200 Air Squats
  • 300 meter Run
  • 150 Lunges
  • 200 meter Run
  • 100 Push-Ups
  • 100 meter Run
  • 50 Burpees

ONE - "Burner"

  • 3 Rounds for Time
  • 1km Run
  • 50 Burpees

The TacSource Updated plates offer the option of adding double the weight to your vest (recommended for advanced athletes only). You can view them here:

Weight Vest

Weights


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