The next step in building our bar speed is to add 5% to last weeks deadlift weight and lift that heavier weight just as fast as the previous week. Continue to focus on a tight midline and a fast tight pull.
Exercise: 2 reps on every 20 seconds deadlift at 55% of your 1 rep max (guys blue bands, ladies red bands. refer to previous deadlift post for video on set up)
Recipe of the day:
Roasted Almond-Topped Zucchini Noodles
1/2 tsp coconut oil, pinch of sea salt, 2 Tbsp almond meal ,1 large zucchini, sliced julienne style, 1 Tbsp Olive oil, 1 clove minced garlic, 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, to taste.
Directions: Melt coconut oil in a skillet on medium high heat, then add almond flour and pinch of salt. Stir often until it's toasty brown and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Remove crumbs from pan and save for topping. In the same pan, add olive oil, garlic, pepper flakes and zucchini and sautee until tender. Transfer to serving dish and add Italian seasoning to taste. Top with roasted almonds. Enjoy!!