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09
2016

Stress

It’s pretty common to be stressed out in our society these days. I’m not talking about the presidential election or any specific event in society.  I’m talking about the way we live.  The way we rush from one thing to the next while our mind is going in many more directions that we can physically go.  I’m talking about the ways we abuse our bodies, hold tension and don’t sleep well.  This constant state of stress has serious effects on your body and how our body operates.  The good news is that...

11
19
2016

Resiliency

Resilient: to bounce back recovering readily from adversity able to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens I’ve been studying yoga therapy for 3 years now.   Lately I’ve been studying how yoga can help with Traumatic Brain Injuries.  In doing so, I am asked to think about the difference between resilience and recovery.   It sparked me to write a post for my students at the studio, but as I did, it also sparked me to share this with you because it...

11
18
2016

Uncommon WOD – 111916

CrossFit 1.0 & 2.0 In teams of three, with only one teammate per station, complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 30 minutes of: Station 1- 10 Box Jumps 5 Pull-Ups Station 2- 10 Burpees 5 Dumbbell Ground to Overhead Station 3- 300 Meter Row   *Courtesy of CrossFit Invictus

11
17
2016

Uncommon WOD – 1118116

CrossFit 1.0 & 2.0 A. Four sets of: Pause Front Squats x 6 reps @ 31X1 Rest 3 minutes All four sets should be heavy, working sets. B. Against a 10-minute running clock, complete the following: Row 1000 Meters immediately followed by… As many rounds and reps as possible of: 40 Double-Unders 30 Wall Ball Shots (20/14) 20 Ring Dips/Stationary Dips/Push-Ups   *Courtesy of CrossFit Invictus

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16
2016

Uncommon WOD – 111716

CrossFit 1.0 & 2.0 4 min AMRAP 25 Calorie Row Max Handstand Push-ups Rest 2 Minutes 4 min AMRAP 30 Burpees Max Muscle-Ups/Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups/Pull-Ups Rest 2 Minutes Repeat for a total of 3 rounds of both AMRAPs

11
15
2016

Uncommon WOD – 111616

CrossFit 1.0 A. Every 90 seconds, for 18 minutes (4 sets of each): Station 1 – Unsupported L-Seated Dumbbell Press x 8 reps @ 2111 Station 2 – Supinated-Grip Barbell Row x 6-8 reps @ 2111 Station 3 – Alternating Reverse Lunges with Dumbbells x 20 reps B. Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 7 minutes of: 7 Toes to Bar 14 Goblet Squats 100 Meter Row   CrossFit 2.0 A. Six sets of: 3-Position Snatch (high hang, mid-thigh, then from the floor) Rest 2-3 minutes Build over the course o...