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Weekly WOD insights 5/13/19

Monday  We haven’t done Front squat doubles in a while, but since we have been doing sets of three recently, go ahead and use those numbers to give you an idea of what you should be doing for sets of two. I also wanted to give you all another chance to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 5/6/19

MONDAY Great work to you all on your skill accessory EMOMs. I’ve noticed much more focus during the session and have seen quite a few of you move forward with the progressions. Keep it up. For the metcon, reps are short and sweet to keep moving throughout. The ground to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 4/29/19

Monday  Remember to check the progressions board for the movements you are going to do during the EMOM. If you think you may be ready to progress up in movement difficulty, talk to a coach! For the finisher all the movements should allow you to keep moving. The longer rest[…]

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Weekly WOD insight 4/8/19

Monday  Recently we have been talking about trying to remember how previous squat numbers FELT. Not just simply what the weight was on the bar. We have also been encouraging you all to think about other factors such as is this your third day in a row working out? How[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 3/17/19

Monday  I want to keep getting into these longer time domains. After seeing Marko program the 30 min workout the other week it seemed like we could use some more practice in these longer domains. We need to be able to pace for all types of workouts and I think these[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 2/25/19

Monday  We have been doing more time trials recently and its been awesome to see a lot of PRs! I wanted to sue today to do a 500m time trial but to do it fresh instead of doing it after a lifting session or met con. If you aren’t able[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 2/11/19

  MONDAY As always, I’d like all folks to work with extra care and focus on the skill work today. Shoulder taps should be slow and controlled, handstand holds should be extra “tight” with full body tension upside down, and if you do the foot taps, maintain hollow. I think[…]

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Boiling Point

I saw this nice little read that should resonate with a lot of folks out in the fitness and sport world on the concept of approaching “plateaus”. The author uses an analogy of one of life’s more simple tasks; boiling water, and connects it with how we should view training to[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 1/14/19

Monday  Static holds are often a tool we don’t get to incorporate a lot into our programming, but have a lot of benefit. Be sure to figure out which static hold is most fitting for you. If you’re only able to get 10ish seconds on the chin over bar hold,[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/31/18

Happy New Year! 2018 brought some amazing experiences for me inside and outside the gym and hopefully, as I always do, you are able to take a moment to acknowledge the aspects that have helped you grow. As you look back on your year and note your wins and areas you’re[…]

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