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“Mercury”

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Hyrox Workout of the Week

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  • For Time
  • 5 Rounds of:
  • 400 meter Run
  • 25 meter Sled Push
  • Rest 5 minutes
  • Directly into, 5 Rounds of:
  • 400 meter Run
  • 25 meter Sled Pull
  • Time Cap: 45 minutes

With a running clock, as fast as possible perform the prescribed work. For the first part, athlete must complete 5 rounds of 400 meter Run and 25 meter Sled Push. Rest 5 minutes. For the second part, perform 5 rounds of 400 meter Run and 25 meter Sled Pull.

Score is the time on the clock when the last round of the 25 meter Sled Pull is completed.

Tips and Strategy

The workout alternates 400m Runs with Sled work. Pick a weight for the Sled that you are able to maintain the entire workout at around 75% effort. Try to catch your breath during the Runs so you can prepare for the next Sled Push/Pull efforts.

Scaling Option: You can scale MERCURY by decreasing from 5 to 3 rounds.


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Background: This workout was designed by Hyrox @hyroxworld and posted as one of their “Workouts of the Week.”

Hyrox bills itself as a worldwide fitness competition for everybody and holds an annual “championship of fitness” event with participants from around the world.

Source: hyrox.com
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