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2018 USA Powerlifting MidWest/Central Super Regional Championship at The Lab Gym!

2018 USA Powerlifting MidWest/Central Super Regional Championship (RG-2018-02) ***REGISTER HERE*** Volunteers: http://usapowerlifting_super_regionals.pages.ontraport.net/volunteers Loading Competition: http://usapl-super-regional.pages.ontraport.net/loadercompetition Register to compete: http://www.usapowerlifting.com/regional/midwest-central-region/ The Lab Gym, 5035 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110 July 14-15,2018 Eligibility: There are no qualifying totals required to compete in Regionals this year! … Read more

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THE LAB GYM: CALENDAR OF EVENTS

All Event Categories: The Lab Gym Events: Social, Promotional, & all Special Events Heavy Metal CrossFit (HMCF) USA Weightlifting (USAW, IWF) USA Powerlifting (USAPL, IPF) Strongman (All)

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Class Schedule and Online Registration

Online Calendar

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The Lab Rat Open Challenge: Body Composition & Transformation Challenge ’The Inaugural Season’

#labratopenchallenge (#LROC) -The Lab Rat Open Series- Body Composition & Transformation Challenge ‘The Inaugural Season’ Congrats to our Inaugural Season Winners! Female Winner: Naazia Azhar (Coached by Drew Thompson) Goals Achieved and Highlights: Goal was to squat 100 lbs and … Read more

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Referral Awards!

Know anyone like yourself who could use a little Lab Gym in their life?   If you do, I have some rewards for both YOU and your referral! #1: For every person that you refer that signs up for a minimum of 1 month of … Read more

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JUSTIN THACKER ON CHANNEL 4’S GREAT DAY ST. LOUIS

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Team Lab Friday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 2, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 2)

Team Lab Friday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 2, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 2) *May move Saturday lifts OR Squats to today if needed for time/energy, etc. BUT, be sure not … Read more

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Team Lab Friday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 1, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 1)

Team Lab Friday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 1, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 1) *May move Saturday lifts OR Squats to today if needed for time/energy, etc. BUT, be sure not … Read more

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The Lab Gym’s EXTREME BOOTCAMP: Friday or Sunday Homework 5/24/19

The Lab Gym’s EXTREME BOOTCAMP: Friday or Sunday Homework 5/24/19 JTLC Sled drag: 50 ft sprint w/ 30 sec rest x5 rounds 50 ft sprint w/ 60 sec rest x5 rounds 2 Min rest: Bear Crawl OR Hill Sprints (or … Read more

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The Lab Gym’s Heavy Metal Crossfit: Friday 5/24/2019

The Lab Gym’s Heavy Metal Crossfit: Friday 5/24/2019 General & Specific Warm-up: [~10 minutes] Warm up:Corrective & JTLC, General Barbell Warm-up (pvc>bb), Position stretches for the Jerk (pvc>bb) CF-JTLC Warm-up: Catbacks x5*3, Flying posture hold x3*10, Is, Ts, As x5*3, … Read more

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Heavy Metal CrossFit Competitor’s Blog: Friday 5/24/2019

Heavy Metal CrossFit Competitor’s Blog: Friday 5/24/2019 Recovery day: 1) Stretch/mobilize everything (full lower body circuit, happy shoulders, etc). 2) Optional: SHORT to MEDIUM duration/steady state type work (row, bike, swim, run/walk, etc). Keep intensity low and don’t overly tax … Read more

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Team Lab Thursday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 2, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 2)

Team Lab Thursday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 2, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 2) *Goal each week/wave: match or beat last week/past numbers *Note: Lift % based on top classical lifts. … Read more

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Team Lab Thursday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 1, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 1)

Team Lab Thursday Wave 1 of 4 (Level 1, Week 1 of 3): Base Volume/Prep & Accum 1: ‘Volume & Variety’ (Level 1) *Goal each week/wave: match or beat last week/past numbers *Note: Lift % based on top classical lifts. … Read more

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The Lab Gym’s EXTREME BOOTCAMP-Thursday-Shoulders, Arms, Quads 5/23/19

The Lab Gym’s EXTREME BOOTCAMP-Thursday-Shoulders, Arms, Quads 5/23/19 Warm up: Bootcamp JTLC+ Grand and back Circuit 1:week 3/3 A1) Barbell Back Squats: 7 sets of 5 reps (first 2-3 sets are warm-ups, add weight each set as long as form … Read more

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The Lab Gym’s Heavy Metal Crossfit: Thursday 5/23/19

The Lab Gym’s Heavy Metal Crossfit: Thursday 5/23/19 General & Specific Warm-up: [~10 minutes] Warm up:Corrective & JTLC, General Barbell Warm-up (pvc>bb) CF-JTLC Warm-up: Catbacks x5*3, Flying posture hold x3*10, Is, Ts, As x5*3, Low plank x30s, Hip bridge x5*3, … Read more

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Heavy Metal CrossFit Competitor’s Blog: Thursday 5/23/2019

Heavy Metal CrossFit Competitor’s Blog: Thursday 5/23/2019 Note: May split day into 2 sessions if possible: 1) AM: Upper Strength, Gymnastics Skills (HS, HS Walks, and optional: MU, Pullup Quota), optional conditioning/WOD, &/or other quota work. Daily stretch/mobility. 2) PM: … Read more

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