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WOD Overview & Insights 4/2/18

It seems like every holiday is an excuse to over-eat… or maybe that’s just me!  Aside from the standard Easter treats, I found myself overindulging from Roam Burger, to Smitten, and even sushi at Blue Gingko!  But worry not, if you too are guilty of the same or similar, there[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 3/12/18

Lot’s of first time muscle upper/handstand pushup/walkers lately. Or damn near close calls. Keep up the great work on the part A skill work! MONDAY Bring on the RAIN! Sweat Shop Tahoe trip soon? Enjoy the outside and ultra-violet vitamins while we have it on this one! The movements inside[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 3/5/18

Monday On Thursday evening, after the announcement of 18.2 I realized we had an odd number of 35lb. dumbbells at the gym…. and with heats starting the next day, I wanted to get one ASAP.  So I went to Target, and in true male fashion I opted not to get[…]

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Fitness and Conditioning

I read this article recently and wanted to share it with you Sweat Shoppers on contrasting the concepts of fitness versus conditioning. One being more a “potential” marker of performance while the other is a skill set. While I think this article is directed moreso towards coaches, as athletes, having[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 2/5/18

With mother nature dealing us some dry and unseasonably warm temperatures, we have more running than normal programmed for this time of year.  As always though, if you’d rather bike, row or ski, that’s always a perfectly good substitute! Skill Work We’ve allocated about 10 minutes before the workouts on[…]

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Weekly WOD Insight 1/8/18

  Monday  – Rx’d starts with A. then goes to B., ADV. & BEEF will start with Row,Ski or Bike For part A., I like this combo because as your arms get tired from the pushups or ring dips it really forces you to use your legs to get that[…]

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Happy New Year! WOD Review

Happy New Year everybody! Time to ditch the hot dogs and put in some work! Hamburgers are totally acceptable though! TUESDAY The focus for today is on the back squat sets across. Take your time on warming up to your working weight.  Compare November 9, 2017 for sets of 7. They[…]

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WOD Overview 12/18/17

Almost time for the Holidays! Get it in hard this week! MONDAY  This finisher should be a quick burner for Rx’d and ADV. Get in and out of the row and smash on the other work. Only do pistols if you can smash them out relatively quickly. For beefy, this[…]

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Weekly WOD’s Overview 11/13

Monday This is a repeat workout from February of this year.  We’ve done several of these 3 part couplets lately and what I like about them is that you can get a good 20 minute workout in, without overdoing the same movements.  For the Squat Clean Thruster, since it’s only[…]

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Weekly WOD Preview

Monday The Power Clean weight should be something light that you can move through quickly and efficiently. Pacing the runs early on will help with avoiding the redline later in the WOD. On Bar Facing Burpees be sure to breath and move through them consistently. ADV has the choice of power[…]

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