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How It All Works
This program was designed to help you succeed over the long run—meaning we want your form to look as great at mile 10 as it does when you take your first step. Level 1 is structured to teach you precision and control as you steer your body through space.
Jay starts with exercises that will seem more mental than physical before adding load to build muscle endurance. We’ll let him explain how he’s designed this program for maximum returns and what you can expect in the weeks ahead.
Here’s a comprehensive look at the drills and workouts you’ll be doing during the program. Remember to take the necessary 4-6 weeks for the foundational exercises before moving on to Level 2. Your body will thank you for it!