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August 14, 2018

Stop wishing and start working. The path to success is filled with hard work, failure, and sacrifice.   Warm Up AMRAP 10 EZ 500m row/400m jog 50 reverse single unders 50′ core bear crawl Metcon Every 2 min x 10 sets: Set 1 – 15 cal Rowing + 10 Wall Balls (20/14) Set 2 –

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August 13, 2018

Appreciate what you have in your life, where you are, and what you’ve accomplished. Setting goals and moving forward is important but, if you’re not happy with what you have or what you’ve done, what makes you think you’ll be happy with more? Reflect. Give gratitude. Continue the journey.   Back Squat Build to “tough”

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August 6, 2018

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” –¬†Arthur Ashe   Clean and Jerk (EMOM 15: 1x C&J) 5 sets @ 64-67% 5 sets @ 70-74% 5 sets @ 75-78% Metcon (For Time) 3 rounds for time: 25 c2b 25 HR push-ups

August 3, 2018

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. Jerome Snatch Warmup Series – DROM Drills – PVC/Barbell Warmup Snatch (work to TOUGH single for the day) Snatch Balance (5×5) Begin at 50% of 1rm snatch. Build each set. (5-10lbs) Rest 1:30 b/t sets MetCon

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August 1, 2018

Kalamazoo Strength and Conditioning is a community. A group of people with diverse characteristics who are linked by social ties, share common perspectives, and engage in joint action in geographical locations or settings. This is important for a couple different reasons. Most importantly, the opportunity to meet new people with two notable traits: a common

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July 30, 2018

Just because you’re alive, doesn’t mean you’re living. Be intentional. Weightlifting 15min to build to “Tough” Clean single Metcon (Time) For Time 21-15-9 ring dips pull-ups box jumps (24″/20″)

July 24, 2018

When was the last time you introduced yourself to a stranger? Maybe not a total stranger on the streets, but someone at a place of common interest. Someone at cafe, someone at a bar, someone at church, or even someone at our gym? Have you ever walked into a class and wondered “who is that?

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July 23, 2018

What is more important to you: winning or integrity? While it’s true that they are not mutually exclusive, it’s not uncommon to see one compromised in¬†hopes to achieve the other. If someone came into the gym and videoed your workout (the MetCon – where you’re “going fast) and posted the footage to the internet, or

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July 16, 2018

Crazy isn’t trying the something new. Crazy is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result. If you’re unhappy with something in your life, make a change. Don’t hope, wish, or pray. ACT.   Warm Up 3 sets 3 KBS 3 right side FR – back step lunges 3 left

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June 27, 2018

Love and Respect. Two things that when applied to specific areas in our life and our relationships will provide incredible ROI. Two things that sound so obvious, yet are so understated. Whether you’re talking to your spouse or best friend, asking for a favor, or you’ve come to a disagreement, always move forward with love

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