IKAIKA Workouts Week of 2/19/24

Monday Workouts:

SWEAT 2/19/24

Olympic Lifts Week 3

Snatch Practice


4 x (Hang Snatch + Hang Snatch Squat)



20 Hang Snatch

30 Sit Ups

20 Hang Snatch Squat

30 High Jumps

Tuesday WOD:

SWEAT 2/20/24

Squat Practice


4x(OHS + FRS)


5 RFT:


9 Squat Cleans

6 Push Up

3 V-Up

Wednesday WOD:

SWEAT 2/21/24

Clean Practice


8 (HCL + PP + CL + PJ)



24 Plank Jacks

12 PJ

4 Hindu Push

Rest 1 Minute


12 Plank Jacks

6 PP

4 Hindu Push

Rest 1 Minute


24 Plank Jacks

12 PJ

4 Hindu Push

Thursday WOD:

SWEAT 2/22/24

Press + Push Press + Push Jerk


8 (Hang Snatch + Hang Snatch Squat)



10 Bear Squats

20 HSS

40 Flutter Kicks

Friday WOD:

SWEAT 2/23/24


7 (CL + PJ + OHS)



Min 1: 8 Snatch Squats

Min 2: 32 Mountain Climbers

Min 3: 16 PJ

Min 4: :32 K2C

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“Is Olympic Weightlifting suitable for beginners?”

Absolutely! Olympic weightlifting is adaptable for all levels. At IKAIKA Fitness, we start with the basics, gradually building up your skill and strength.

“How often should I train in Olympic weightlifting?”

This varies based on individual goals and fitness levels. Typically, 3-4 times a week is recommended for beginners, with rest days for recovery.

“Can Olympic weightlifting help with weight loss?”

Yes, it can. Olympic weightlifting boosts metabolism and builds lean muscle mass, aiding in weight loss and body composition improvements.

“What age is appropriate to start Olympic weightlifting?”

While there’s no specific age, it’s generally safe for adolescents and older. We offer youth programs at IKAIKA Fitness, focusing on technique and safety.

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Basic equipment includes weightlifting shoes and comfortable athletic wear. At IKAIKA Fitness, we provide all necessary equipment for our members.

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