Ruck Workouts

Ruck Training – Alpha – Week 10

Below is a ruck training guide for Week 10 of our Alpha Ruck Training Program.

If you are unfamiliar with our training, check out this overview and this disclaimer.

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Monday

  • Go for a ruck carrying a log.
    • Light – 2 miles. The log can be light, but it is more fin if it is heavy. Try to complete the whole ruck carrying the log.
    • Tough – 3 miles. The log should be of average size. Set it down as often as needed.
    • Heavy – 4 miles. The log should not be small. Minimize the number of times you put it down.

Tuesday

  • Pick the 4 movements you hate the most and perform 20 reps of each.
  • Light – Work for 15 minutes and complete as many reps as possible.
  • Tough – Work for 20 minutes and complete as many reps as possible.
  • Heavy – Work for 25 minutes and complete as many reps as possible.

Wednesday

  • Go for a ruck. Before the ruck, you must complete 25 pushups, 25 situps, 25 jumping jacks, and 25 air squats as fast a possible.
  • Upon completion of the ruck, complete 25 pushups, 25 situps, 25 jumping jacks, and 25 air squats as fast a possible.

Thursday

  • Rest day.

Friday

  • Perform the GORUCK Team Assessment PT Test.
    • 1 min AMRAP Hand Release Pushup, start position is with the chest on the ground
    • 1 min AMRAP Butterfly Sit Ups, start Position is in the seated position with feet together
    • 1 min AMRAP Sandbag Squat Cleans (Light 30#, Tough 60#, Heavy 80#)
  • Full movement standards can be found here.
  • Rest 7-10 minutes between movements to ensure maximal effort.
  • If you don’t have a sandbag, use your ruck for the squat cleans.
  • This is the third time we’ve performed this test. Compare your scores. Did you see improvement over the course of this program?
  • Should you be at all interested in my first attempt, you can see my GORUCK Team Assessement PT Standards done here.

Saturday

Sunday

  • Rest day.

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