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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 7, 2018

Improvement in health, sport, fitness, or performance is not dependent on 5 star, PR days. Improvement is achieved through consistency. Show up and do the work. Don’t get down about the days that don’t go well; if you do, you’re likely to develop a habit of bad training and end up stringing these together. Show

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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 31, 2018

Desire to improve. Not a desire to win, to PR, or achieve some insanely notable feat, but to just improve. Improvement over time. Slow and steady. Improvement that you know isn’t a fluke or a stroke of good luck. When you’ve worked hard, paid your dues, and put in the consistent effort to earn the

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July 25, 2018

Decide what you want. Then decide to earn it. Stop waiting. Stop waiting for the right time, for the right place, for the easy road, for the convenient opportunity; make a plan and EXECUTE.   Metcon  10x 1-minute rounds of: 10 squats 5 burpees Max reps of clean and jerks **Rest 2 minutes between rounds.

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June 25, 2018

Metcon  4 rounds for time: 15 AbMat sit-ups 30 thrusters (65/45) 45 double-unders Sometimes it’s best to slow down, ask questions, and open your mind to new teachings. Sometimes it’s best to push the gas pedal to the floor and hold on as long as possible. This is one of those WODs.

June 22, 2018

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself” – Leo Tolstoy 4 rounds (NFT) 5 Russian KBS (moderate) 5 push-ups 5 Sum DL HP with KB 5 squats Metcon (Time) 4 rounds for time 15 DL (225/155) 400m run or 20/16 AB cals CAP: 14min

June 20, 2018

Snatch (Every 1:30 x 6 sets: 1+1+1) Each set = 1 Sn. Liftoff + 1 Sn. Pull + 1 Power Snatch *Focus on mechanics and hitting each position. Weight should be light – moderate. * Those that know their 1RM snatch – working sets of 65-75% of 1RM snatch Metcon (AMRAP – Reps) 10x 1-minute

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June 6, 2018 – When to Stop

3 rounds for quality 5 strict t2b / strict hanging knee raise 20 DUs 1 wall walk Metcon (Time) 3 rounds for time 20 DUs 10 burpees 5 “Bear Complex” (155/105) Don’t stop when you’re tired. Don’t stop when you want to. Stop when you’re finished.

May 15, 2018: Simple

Warm Up 5 rounds of “Cindy” 5 pull-ups 10 push-up 15 air squat MetCon Jack (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 20-Minute AMRAP of: 10 Push Press, 115# 10 Kettlebell Swings, 53# 10 Box Jumps, 24″ In honor of Army Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III, 26, of Bethany, OK,died September 29th, 2009 Its simplicity is

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