Ruck Workouts

Ruck Training – Alpha – Week 3

Below is a ruck training guide for Week 3 of our Alpha Ruck Training Program.

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  • Ruck 1 mile carrying a Water Can.
    • Light – Water Can should be 1/2 full.
    • Tough – Water Can should be 2/3 full.
    • Heavy – Water Can should be full.
  • If you don’t have a Water Can, get creative and figure it out.


  • Perform the work outlined below:
    • Ruck 400m – Pace should be well above your normal rucking pace.
    • Ruck 400m – Pace should be well above your normal rucking pace.
  • Your score is time to complete.


  • Go for a ruck. Milage is still low this week. See if you can improve upon last week’s pace.


  • Rest day.


  • Go for a 1-mile ruck. Every minute, stop and perform a push-up with your ruck on.
    • Light – 1 push-up per minute.
    • Tough – 2 push-ups per minute
    • Heavy – 3 push-ups per minute.



  • Rest day.

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