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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 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 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 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 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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July 6, 2018

Wake up and believe that something amazing can happen. From the very start of the day, we are in control of our own attitude. While we can’t control what happens to us, we can control how we react. Develop a strong, positive mind set. Each day is as wonderful as you make it. MetCon 6

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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 18, 2018

4 rounds NFT (not for time) 5 wall squats 5 PVC shoulder passthroughs 5 OH squats w/PVC Overhead Squat (15min to build to moderate triple) MetCon Nancy (Time) 5 Rounds for time of: 400m Run 15 Overhead Squats, 95# / 65# Focus on what you can control, not the stresses that are out of your

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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.