Reply To: Vert Code Elite (Feb 2020)

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Fraser_9to5
Keymaster

WEEK 12

23 Apr

OH Squat – 2 sets
Lateral Exercises – 3 sets each
Jump Squat variation – 4 sets
Squat/Jump superset – 4 sets
Reverse Plank – 3 sets
Balance Exercise – 2 sets

24 Apr

Core/balance/feet supersets

26 Apr

3 Jump Variations – 3 sets each
Jump Practice – 10 mins
RLESS Variation – 3 sets

I did one max effort during warm up and noticed I had really good air time, which made me immediately optimistic about the jump practice. I tried a 2 step approach and broke my PB by 1cm, then the very next jump from a longer approach added another 2cm, taking me to a 73cm PB. A few jumps later I touched my marker at 74cm, which is where my PB now stands. That’s just over 29″ and means I’ve added 6cm/2.3″ to my PB on this program and improved by 9cm/3.5″ since week 0.

I thought I could trouble 30″ after my deload, so to do this a week early while still in hard training is encouraging. I did feel superb so I won’t be disheartened if I don’t jump higher next week.

27 Apr

Core/balance/feet supersets

28 Apr

OH Squat – 2 sets
Lateral Exercises – 2 sets each
Jump Squat variation – 4 sets
Squat/Jump superset – 4 sets
Reverse Plank – 3 sets
Balance Exercise – 2 sets

Terrible weather, wet surface meant my lateral exercises had to be heavily modified and were less effective. My jumps in the superset had to go from a longer approach to just a 2 step, but I still feel like I had a good session.

Here’s my 73cm PB. I didn’t celebrate because of the PB, it was about what it meant for the next 5 weeks knowing that I still had clear areas to improve.