Human Nature Running Wild

The Primal Workout of the Week

All-right! Here it is, The very first Primal Performance Workout of the Week!

Monday August 9, 2010

Location: Highland Road Park, Baton Rouge, LA

Required Items:

  • Soccer-ball or the like
  • Minimalist Shoes (FiveFingers or FeelMax)

WarmUp: Soccer ball kick and chase with or without partner for 8-10 minutes interspersed with a few random Push Ups and High Jumps. Do Not Proceed to the workout until a you have begun to sweat.

Note: One of the most important aspects of the Primal Style  is your mindset entering the workout. Use your imagination to place yourself in an exciting and primitive world where adventure is around every corner! The WarmUp isn’t just for your body.

WorkOut Rx:

Complete in Any Order as the park presents opportunity:


  • 25 Push Ups
  • 4 Medium distance sprints @ 70-85% intensity (med. dist. = 200 – 300 yards)
  • 2 Long Distance Bear Crawls (50-75 yards)
  • Rock Carry – Medium size and weight – 300+ yards
  • 5 Rock Slams
  • 2 sets of 5 Tree Limb Pull Ups
  • 1 Climb (Obstacle of your choice, such as, a tree or fence) (There is a great tree that hangs over the stream dead center of the park. You cant miss it)

Walk or Hunters Trot between objectives as you see fit. Try to complete all of the objectives in less than 50 minutes.

The Most Important Note! SAFETY SAFETY SAFETY is paramount. These exercises have the potential to be very dangerous if you get reckless! EXERCISE SELF CONTROL and GOOD JUDGMENT especially on the climbs.

Please post any questions or comments. And have fun!


August 9, 2010 - Posted by | Primal WOW

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