Monthly Archives: January 2013

January 24, 2013

SWOD: Push Press Warmup sets: 5x 35% 5x 45% 3x 55% Working sets: 3x 70% 3x 80% 3+ 90% WOD: 12 minute AMRAP of: 5 push press (135/95#) 10 split jumps 15 slam ball (20/10#) We scaled weight on Push … Continue reading

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Standing Desk – Day 3

So here I stand again, for another work day. I hurt less each day. The most prominent aches are the stiff knees so I try to stand with “soft” knees (slightly bent) with pelvis forward to keep my back nice … Continue reading

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January 22, 2013

You might feel like this WOD is killing you, but it will definitely make you stronger. “Nutts” For time 10x Handstand push-ups 15x Deadlift (250#/165#) 25x Box jumps (30/24 inch) 50x Pull-ups 100x Wall ball (20#/14# -10ft) 200x Double unders … Continue reading

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Standing Desk – Day 2

Day 2 is nearly past. I only got to stand for half of the day since I spent the morning driving into Atlanta for a work meeting. I spent an hour and a half in the car driving there, 2.5 … Continue reading

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Standing Desk – Day 1

Why a Standing Desk? Here is one good explanation that says it for me, excerpted from www.artofmanliness.com “Well, sitting is the ultimate passive activity; you burn more calories chewing gum than you do slouching in your chair. When you sit, … Continue reading

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January 21, 2013

SWOD: Bench Press Warmup sets: 5x 35% 5x 45% 3x 55% Working sets: 3x 70% 3x 80% 3+ 90% WOD: 15 Min timecap (EMOM / “DEATH BY” format) 1 Power clean (165/155) / 1 lateral bar burpee / plank hold … Continue reading

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A Standing Desk

  My newest change…. a Standing Desk.  I’ve actually thought a lot about doing this over the years but just never did it.  I’ve always heard good things, and more and more keep seeing information on how bad it is … Continue reading

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January 19, 2013

Rest Day. This week was a good week. I was sick Monday but made up the workout Wednesday so all is well and I did everything I had planned to do workout/fitness/health-wise this week! I set myself up with a … Continue reading

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January 18, 2013

SWOD: Back Squats Warmup sets: 5x 35% 5x 45% 3x 55% Working sets: 5x 65% 5x 75% 5+x 85% WOD: 3 rounds for time: 400m run 15 jumping back squats (115,75) Because of ice patches on our road we stayed … Continue reading

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January 17, 2013

Did you choose to workout today?! I was sore from the last two days, but I DID choose to workout today. I am COMMITTED this year. Nearly 3 full weeks in and I am finally starting to see results so … Continue reading

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