Easton CrossFit Gym, Personal Training, Workouts

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MONDAY
Warm up:  200m Row,  Monster Walks (1 lap), 3 sets: 10 SLRDL each leg, 20s side plank hold, 10 clean and press with empty bar

Power Snatch or Clean
(65%/2)3

Back Squat
(70%/3)3

Conditioning
AMRAP 15:
60 DU (sub small box step up-20 reps)
30 Calorie Row
15 OHS (115/80)

Gymnastics Conditioning
Pull up Progression: 5 RR/banded strict/jumping negative/CTB/ muscle up
Rest :30 between sets, 7 sets total

TUESDAY
Warm up:  400m Row:  200 easy, 200 fast, Tabata (alt), light KB swing, goblet squat, OH hold. 2 rounds.  

1. Conditioning
For Time: 
50/35 Calorie Schwinn (35/25 Assault)/Row
800m Run
30 KB Swings (70/53#)
20 Bar-Facing Burpees

Group Burgener Warm up

2. Barbell Conditioning
EMOMx6:
Minutes 1-3: 3 Snatches (165/115)
Minutes 4-6: 5 Clean & Jerks (165/115)

3. Unbreakable shoulders
1 arm OH carry 40’ each arm
Theraband protocol 8 reps each

WEDNESDAY
Warm up:  200m Row, Monster walk, Then 10 SLRDL, 10 Dead bugs, 10 banded goodmornings, 10  single leg hip bridge,  (no more than 8 minutes)

Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 mins of: 
8 Ring Rows
Max Effort L Sit
8 Push-ups
Farmer Carry, pick load, 80 ft

 Front Squat
(70%/2)3

Conditioning
"Optimus Prime"
AMRAP 7: Wallballs (20/14)
*EOTM: 5 Deadlifts (225/155)
THURSDAY

Push and Press couplet
10! Floor press/Bench Press
Ring row

Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 mins of: 
6 Muscle-ups
12 Dumbbell Squat Clean and Jerks, 50/35 lbs
20/24 Row Calories

FRIDAY
Warm up:  200m Row,  banded goodmornings, SLRDL,  bird dog holds, PVC OHS facing wall

Pausing Squat Clean
First Pause – 3 Inches off the floor (bar is just past mid shin)
Second Pause – Catch Position (bottom of front squat)
8 Sets, add weight each set, start at 50% 1RM clean, if known. 

Conditioning
5 RFT: 
10 Power Snatches (95/65)
10 Box Jump Overs (24/20")
 
Tabata plank, weighted.  Front and side planks, alternating

SATURDAY

Group Burgener and Skill Transfer,  Push jerk practice

1. Barbell Conditioning
EOMOMx12:
3 Power Cleans + 3 Front Squats
3 Push Jerks 

2. Conditioning
For Time: 
"Daniel"
50 Pull-ups
400m Run
21 Thrusters (95/65)
800m Run
21 Thrusters (95/65)
400m Run
50 Pull-Ups

Sunday
TBA

I help people lose weight. This is how.

Lose weight now

This is how I help people lose weight. 

I help people lose weight.  Rather, I help people realize that weight isn’t really what needs to be lost and then coach them through the changes.  What everyone is really after is health.  There is something that is not quite right about their bodies and it needs to change.  That change, most often, comes about by proper fueling.  Poor nutrition comes in two main forms—bad calories or not enough of the right calories.

 There are 2 wrong turns that I see consistently in people’s lives as they try to lose weight.

1.       They are not consuming enough calories to efficiently fuel their bodies ­­­

2.       They are eating sufficient calories, but those calories are poor quality and they don’t get the nutrition they need to efficiently fuel their bodies.

Of course, there are many other reasons like children, illness, caregiving, and simple lack of motivation.  But all of those reasons boil down to one of the two obstacles I mentioned.

And you cannot drive a car with no gas or bad gas.  It don’t go.

Let’s take them one at a time. 

First, it’s not as easy as exercise more, eat less.  You really do have to eat enough to function properly and that includes exercise, in ANY form.  For instance, I need to consume 1450 calories just to LIVE.  That doesn’t include cleaning my house or running my business or taking care of my family.  That is what I need just to exist.  On workout days, I need around 2100 calories to make it without having that 2pm coffee.  Do I gain from the extra food? No, because my metabolism uses it, and doesn’t store the extra.  I’m in fuel efficient mode, not starvation mode.  A 1200 calorie diet would have me falling asleep, unable to keep up with life.  Think about it.  What happens to a car as it runs out of gas? 

Now, let’s look at how I fill the extra 700 calorie deficit on workout days.  Actually, let’s look at rest days.  On those days, I eat meat, fish, nuts, vegetables, and fruit.  No starch.  Not so on workout days.  I’ve got to fuel for the activity.  I add potatoes, rice, beans, more fruit—all great sources of starch to make sure that my muscles have the food that they need to fire.  No, I’m not perfect and sometimes I budget ice cream.  And I really, really like mint chocolate chip cookies…. However, it’s not going to get me my 300 pound deadlift.  And I want a 300 pound deadlift!!  What do you want?  How are you fueling? 

What do you do about it, you ask? Start tracking what goes into your body. 

YES, YOU HAVE TO MEASURE.   SUCK IT UP. 

You want results, right?  That is the only way to know.  I’m not sugar coating this.  If you want it to work, you have to work for it.  Measure your food.  Read the label.  Download an app, like My Fitness Pal or Macros, or any other one you think might work for you and start putting in your food for 2 weeks. 

YOU WILL BE SHOCKED.  I guarantee it.  Yes, you do have time.  It takes 30 seconds.  Self-care is not selfish.  Remember that.  If you don’t care for yourself, who else will?  You’ve got one body.  Respect it and make some change.  #iamnationstrong #anotherlevel #yesyoucan