Month: January 2018

Whole 30 – Fast & Easy

I recently made a meal plan for a few clients based on the new Whole 30 Fast & Easy cookbook. As most of you know, I love food, and I love trying new recipes. ¬†Sometimes certain recipes can be extremely time consuming and laborious to prepare. What I like about this book, as you can […]

Weekly WOD Insight 1/15/18

To prevent or not prevent the redline this week!? MONDAY Whoops. If you are all not satisfied with your performance, you can blame me getting old ūüėČ TUESDAY This workout will have a little different effect for each level. For Rx’d, I’d like the workout to be a “constantly-moving” grinder. Wall ball endurance will be […]

Building Stronger Pull-Ups The importance of fundamentals can’t be stressed enough at the Sweat Shop. They are important for developing the necessary strength to perform basic movements and to reduce the likelihood of injury. They also help make skill transfer to more advanced movements easier. I made this short video to give you all¬†some easy tips for […]

New Year New You

New Year, New You! As 2017 has come and gone, we are just a little over a week into 2018! The beginning of the year provides us with a great opportunity to set some goals for¬†ourselves and look back at the end of the year to see how far we’ve come. Check out JB’s post […]

The Big Three

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of Coaching the Competitors class here at the Sweat Shop. I had written a good conditioning style piece it was: Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes complete -7 toes to bar -5 Bar facing Burpees -3 Snatches or Clean and Jerks I was pleased to see everyone made […]

Drawing Inspiration

What motivates or inspires you? As I ponder that question, I find there is a common theme in what consistently motivates and inspires me. As we begin this new year, often times we are filled with a renewed inspiration. Many turn to health and fitness goals for their New Years resolutions. One thing I¬†admire about […]

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 dumbbell overhead, which is exactly […]

Audiobooks To The Rescue

Due to the recent holiday season and vacationing I have done, I do not have any controversial coffee topics or epic Star Wars information to share with you all. I do however have something that might make your commute or travels a little more bearable. Something I like to utilize whenever I am traveling for […]

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 weren’t sets across, so keep […]