Year: 2020

Weekly WOD insights 6/22/20

This is the last full week of the gym being shut down so I just wanted to say a few words before I get into the post. I am really excited to see you guys again! Its been a long couple of months and while seeing some of you on zoom has been great, I […]

Weekly WOD Insights 6/15/20

Monday  Today is going to be fairly warm so if you are planning on running the mile today, be prepared for a bit of heat. Be sure to hydrate before and after your workout. Don’t get too down on yourself if you find that you didn’t match or beat your previous PR for the mile, […]

Weekly WOD insights 6/8/20

Monday  If Burpees aren’t your strong suit, I would advocate doing the down up. It will still give you a good cardio stimulus without the limitation of pressing strength. The finisher should be short and sweet. You should be bel to hit it at a good intensity with the 2 minute rest.   A.) 8 Minute […]

Weekly WOD insights 6/1/20

Monday  Short and sweet today. The goal for today is to have consistent scores across the two amraps. For the midline movements remember that you should still have relatively good control the entire workout. If doing the Beef option of a V-up means you will end up with less than ideal technique, then consider opting […]

Weekly WOD Review 5/25/20

MONDAY Happy Memorial Murph Day! “Murph” Have fun! *Solor or with a partner split up however. Modified Version: “Half Murph” 800m Run — 10 Rounds of: 5 Pull-ups 10 Push-ups 15 Air Squats — 800m Run Strength Option  Back Squat, Front Squat, or Deadlift 5×3 Across. Compare last 4 weeks of descending reps. Should be 10-20 […]

Weekly WOD Review 5/18/20

MONDAY A.) Mini Barbara 5’s (Murph Preppers) 3 Sets of 5 Minute AMRAPs: 6 Pull-Ups, Floor Pulls, Table Row, or DB Row (ADV: 10) (Beef: 20) 8/6 Push-Ups (ADV: 15) (Beef: 30) 10 Sit-Ups (ADV: 20) (Beef: 40) 12 Air Squats (ADV: 30) (Beef: 50) 2 Minutes Rest b/t rounds, start where you left off […]

Weekly WOD Review 5/11/2020

MONDAY 3 Sets of the following 5 Minute AMRAP: 5 Pull-Ups, Pushups, HSPU (ADV: 7) or (Beef: 2 Bar or Ring Muscle Ups) 7 DB Power Cleans (Single or double arm) 45/25, 50/35, or DB Snatch at equiv weights. 9 V-ups, Jack Knives, HRK (ADV: 5 T2B) (Beef: 7 Toes to Bar) Immediately into: 2 […]

Healthcare Worker Highlight – Megan P.

When she’s not spending time with her daughter Sadie, husband CJ (who is also a healthcare worker), or visiting Disneyland, Megan is a NICU nurse (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at John Muir in Walnut Creek.  Even though I recently had dinner at Zachary’s Pizza with Megan and CJ while she wore an Orange Theory Fitness […]

Weekly WOD Review 5/4/2020

Hope you all are doing well and are staying healthy! I’m on duty this month and I apologize in advance if these minimal equipment WODS need a little adjusting (programming-wise).  Keeping with Marko’s strength cycle, I’ve added a 3 lifting days and a functional strength day as it seems most of you have the lighter, more […]

Weekly WOD Review 4/27/20

Monday   Week 4 Strength – This is the last week of my Strength progression. If you’ve been able to follow along, I some guidance has helped! At the very least, I hope I’ve been able to give all of you some new ideas in terms of strength formats.   Every 1:00 for 10:00 3 […]