Rugged S&C Workout A

The Rugged S&C Workout A routine first appeared in Issue #1. The Rugged S&C Workout A routine is a strength and conditioning-focused workout using three circuits with six exercises total.

Workout Instructions

The following workout features six exercises in three circuits. Perform all exercises one after the other without rest until all reps of each round are complete. Rest 1 to 2 minutes between rounds.

Workout Specs

Spec Value
Ability Focus Strength and Conditioning
Equipment Kettlebell(s) and Sandbag
Body Focus Full Body

Workout Sets/Reps

Set Exercise Rounds x Reps/Time
A1: Sandbag Power Clean 5 x 5 REPS
B1: Single Kettlebell Goblet Squat 5 x 8 REPS
B2: Strict Hanging Knee Tucks 5 x 8 REPS
C1: Strict Pull Ups 9 MIN AMRAP
C2: Lunges 9 MIN AMRAP
C3: Push Ups 9 MIN AMRAP

Travis Stoetzel

Travis Stoetzel is a certified strength and conditioning coach who owns and operates The Forged Athlete Gym in Omaha NE. He uses a blend of unconventional training methods via sandbags, kettlebells, and bodyweight mixed with in traditional barbel and dumbell training to help improve athletic performance and physique enhancement. His clientele range from crazy weekend warriors, high school athletes, mma fighters, military personnel, all the way up to Olympic caliber wrestlers. You can find out more info about Travis and his aggressive strength methods at &