FREE - Ultimate Athlete Challenge
Every Day We Make Every Body Better – And what better way to gauge your head-to-toe physical capabilities than to participate in our first of many Ultimate Athlete Challenges.
CALLING ALL FOREVER ATHLETES!
Join Arlington for a 5 event challenge and title of Ultimate Athlete I. Compete in a variety of tests including:
- Strength, Power, Speed and Conditioning Events with Keiser Equipment
WE WILL BE TESTING THE FOLLOWING:
- Lower Body Peak Power
- Upper Body Peak Power
- Strength Endurance Test
To be the best you, we’ve got to train the whole you. Now let’s stop talking and start working.
ULTIMATE ATHLETE CHALLENGE DETAILS:
- January 27
- Registration Starts: 9:00a
- Introduction of Events: 10:00a
- Warm-Up 10:05 – 10:15a
- Events begin: 10:15a
- Winners announced 11:40a
- Free for anyone 18 years and older
- Located at our Arlington Training Center
4401 Park Springs Blvd
All events are individual events. Each event will be scored by peak power or “fastest” time for completion.
Lower Body Peak Power Test: This test will measure the athletes Lower Body Peak Power within five reps of the Keiser AirSquat. Resistance is set at 150 for men and 100 for women. The winner is determined by the highest overall peak power amount (wattage).
Keiser Military Press – Peak Power test: This test will measure the athletes Upper Body Peak Pushing Power within five reps of the Military Press exercise In a seated upright position, holding the bar-hands at shoulder width and shoulder height, push the bar up with as much power as possible. Women will press 20 lbs., and men will press 40 lbs. The person with the highest peak power will be determined the winner.
Upper Body Peak Pulling Power Test: This test will measure the athletes Upper Body Peak Pulling Power within five reps of the Row exercise. In a supine position on the bench, with 5 points of contact (head, shoulders, back, butt and feet on bench), the handles will be pulled with as much power as possible. Resistance is set at 75 for men and 50 for women. The winner will be determined by the highest overall peak power amount (wattage).
Spin bike sprint and Sandbag carry: This event consists of a .3 mile sprint on the spin bike, set on a resistance of 14 followed by carrying 2 (40 lbs. for men or 30 lbs. for women) sandbags 30 yards. At 30 yards, one sandbag is picked up and squat & pressed for 10 repetitions. Then the two sandbags are carried back 30 yards to the starting line. Time stops once the starting line is crossed. This is a timed event. The winner will be determined by the person who completes the exercise in the shortest amount of time.
Push Pull Weighted Prowler Sled: This event consists of a 70 lbs. weighted sled with an attached rope. Using the attached rope, the athlete will run to the rope and drag the rope/sled 10 yards then pull the sled an additional 10 yards. Once there is no more rope to pull, the athlete will push the sled back a total of 20 yards to its starting position. Once that person has reached the starting mark, the next teammate will run to the rope and repeat the drag, pull and push. This is a timed event. The winner will be determined by the team who completes the exercise in the shortest amount of time.