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September 26, 2018

Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) AMRAP 20 400m run 10 t2b 10 burpees 50ft “Core” Bear Crawl 5 sand bag cleans 50′ front rack sand bag carry

September 21, 2018

Clean (EMOM 5: 1 squat clean) build each set. Finish around 70-75% of 1RM – use this weight for the MetCon if scaling is necessary. Metcon (Time) For Time 9-7-5 AB cals 3-2-1 squat cleans (225/155)GOAL: Sub 3min CAP: 5min COOKIES: 3 sets 6-8 tough bent over rows – rest 1min 6-8 tough bench press

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August 17, 2018

Ask questions. Be endlessly curious about the things happening in your life. You’ll never be sad that you learned to much. Always be a student. Overhead Squat Build to tough set of 4 reps Snatch EMOM 5: 2 squat snatches Min 1 @ 65% Min 2 @ 68% Min 3 @ 70% Min 4 @

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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 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 26, 2018

Use rest / active rest days to make a conscious effort to recover. Take action to improve your overall health and/or performance. Here are just a few of my favorite techniques to help me make the most of my rest days: Swimming or Bike ride Both of these allow us to get out of the

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July 13, 2018

Health is about balance. Abs, rippling biceps, and a torso V aren’t facts of health. We often get looped into the rat race of low body fat, high impact sweat session and lose sight of what HEALTH really is. Health is about balance. Addressing and nourishing the mind, body, and soul. Regular exercise that engages

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July 11, 2018

Don’t chase your friends. Don’t chase your enemies. Find what sets your soul on fire. Find what allows your to spend countless hours and efforts yet, never depletes you and instead leaves you energized and invigorated. Find what you truly LOVE, and pursue it, endlessly. MetCon Hotshots 19 6 Rounds for time of: 30 Squats

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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