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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 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 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 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 2, 2018

The key to progress, to improvement, to success, isn’t achieved in a hard days work. It’s not gained through the flashy, spectacular days of insane WODs. Slamming bars and hitting PRs doesn’t bring you any closer either. They key component of success, of progress, is consistency. Show up, EVERY DAY. Show up and work. Consistency.

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June 26, 2018

In a time when communication is easier and more accessible than ever before, why are we worse at it than we’ve ever been? We have nearly limitless options in terms of how we communicate and with whom we communicate, yet it’s rarer than ever to strike up a friendly conversation with a fellow human being.

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