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Ruck Training – Alpha – Week 12

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

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  • Go for a ruck carrying a Water Can.
    • Light – 2 miles. Water Can should be 1/2 full.
    • Tough – 3 miles. Water Can should be 2/3 full.
    • Heavy – 4 miles. Water Can should be full.
  • If you don’t have a Water Can, what have you been doing the last 11 weeks?!?!?


  • Perform the work outlined below.
  • Max distance crab walk.
    • When your butt touches the ground, get up and perform max Ruck Swings.
  • Max distance crab walk.
    • When your knee touches the ground, get up and perform max Ruck High Pulls.
  • Max distance crab walk.
  • Max distance crab walk.


  • Time Test. Go ruck for 1 hour.
  • This was our thrid 1-hour ruck test. How’d you do? Did you see any improvement over the past 12 weeks?


  • Rest day.


  • Deload day. Go for an easy, short, very light ruck. Tomorrow is the climax of 12 weeks of training.



  • Rest day.

The End

  • This concludes the 12-week Alpha Ruck Training Program Cycle.

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