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16 Sep Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Testing Week!

This week is going to be full of opportunities to test benchmarks.  They are listed below if you want to make sure you get a particular one in.  Competitors – make sure you test as many of the extra credit offerings as you can. Monday – Grace Tuesday – Helen Wednesday – Fran Thursday – […]

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12 Sep Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Skill of the Month – PLANK!

Make sure that you test your plank this week, and don’t forget to make sure it is recorded. Check out the pointers in the picture and don’t forget to take advantage of every opportunity to practice and get ready to make a big improvment at the end of the month

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How to Avoid Scaling All Your WODs: Why Going Rx is Preventing You From Going Rx

I am cutting to the chase and posting the conclusion to this article by James Barnum, found through Eat to Perform.  See the whole thing here. http://eattoperform.com/2013/09/06/how-to-avoid-scaling-all-your-wods/ What To Do About It It’s easy to fall into the “Rx trap” – that feeling that you need to do it Rx or you’re not really working […]

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05 Sep Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Gratitude and Happiness

The Whole Life Challenge is one of many opportunities out there to step up to the challenge of making positive changes in your life and/or lifestyle.  This idea is part of a 40 day Mind – Body – Spirit Project, and seems like it could fit into the Whole Life concept. Whether you are doing […]

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26 Aug Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Sprinting and Baseline

If you want to: Lose Fat. Build muscle and target fast-twitch fibres. Increase endurance and build work capacity. Improve heart health. Improve insulin sensitivity and energy use. Improve conditioning, circulation and lung function. Improve cognition, brain volume and prevent depression. Save time while building mental toughness. Read the entire article here  http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/989/Eight_Reasons_Everyone_Should_Do_Sprints.aspx     Time […]

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