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August 15, 2018

“The grass is greener where you water it.” While the well-known statement is a bit cliche, it’s absolutely true. Often in life you look around then look at yourselves and you’re unhappy with what you see in the mirror, both figuratively and literally. You may be envious of someone else’s achievement or success, angry at our

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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 10, 2018

Get uncomfortable. Take chances. Get out of cruise control and start making intentional decisions. Make thoughtful, intentional decisions about your company, how you spend your time, and your health. Stop. Reflect. Be intentional. Front Squat (4-4-4-4 @ 32X1) All sets challenging. Aim for 65-70% Snatch (EMOM 5: 2 snatches) 2 sets @ 65% 2 sets

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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 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 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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