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Ruck Training – Alpha – Week 7

Below is a ruck training guide for Week 7 of our Alpha Ruck Training Program.

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  • Go for a ruck carrying a log.
    • Light – 2 miles. The log can be light. 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 – 3 miles. The log should not be small. Minimize the number of times you put it down.



  • Go for a ruck.
    • Light – 2 miles. Perform 20 push-ups before and after the ruck.
    • Tough – 4 mile ruck. Perform 40 push-ups before and after the ruck.
    • Heavy – 5 mile ruck. Perform 60 push-ups before and after the ruck.


  • Rest day.



  • Go for a ruck.
    • Light – 5 miles
    • Tough – 8 miles
    • Heavy – 12 miles – Use this to gauge your preparedness for the GORUCK Heavy 12-mile timed ruck. You should complete this ruck in 3:30. At the end, ask yourself, “Can I now go for another 20 hours?”.


  • Rest day.

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