Thursday 110908

Doesn’t a rainy day seem like the perfect time to row?

Workout
5000m Row +100 Air Squats – partition as necessary.

Compare to: Friday 110128 (not the most recent but the entry with comments)

TitanFit Trainers Workout
Freddy’s Revenge

for time
5x
5 – 185lbs (or 70% of your press 1RM) from shoulders to overhead anyhow
10 – Burpees

The following video from CrossFit.com was taken at CrossFit One World in Union City. Owner Freddy Camacho is joined by a seriously stacked group of CrossFitters including Jason Khalipa, Adrian Bozman, Pat Barber, and Kalista Pappas. “Freddy’s Revenge”, CrossFit Journal Preview – video [wmv] [mov]. There are a few “F” bombs during the video so not work or family safe.

Compare to: Monday 091109

 

Wednesday 101110

Workout

Push Jerk
Work up to 120% of your Press 1Rm from your last CFT (CrossFit Total)

U.S. Obesity Rate May Hit 42% by 2050

To match Special Report HEALTH-INCENTIVES
 Reuters – Subway commuters walk through the turnstiles while leaving the U.S. Open in New York September 4, 2007. …

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Americans will keep growing fatter until 42 percent of the nation is considered obese, and having fat friends is part of the problem, researchers said on Thursday.

The prediction by a team of researchers at Harvard University contradicts other experts who say the nation’s obesity rate has peaked at 34 percent of the U.S. population.

The finding is from the same group, led by Nicholas Christakis, that reported in 2007 that if someone’s friend becomes obese, that person’s chances of becoming obese increase by more than half.

They now think this same phenomenon is driving the obesity epidemic, which will climb slowly but steadily for the next 40 years.

Alison Hill, a graduate student at Harvard and the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology, said the study is based on the idea that obesity can spread like an infectious disease and people can catch it from their friends.

For the study, she and colleagues applied a mathematical model to four decades of data Read more Wednesday 101110

Friday 100219

Workout
Press/Push Press/Push Jerk
5 sets of – 1/1/1

Are you up to the challenge?
http://paynowlivelater.blogspot.com/2008/07/i-want-you-to-try-something.html

We’re all Junkies

I want you to try something. See if you can go for two whole days without consuming any sugar. Sound easy? I guess it depends what you think I mean by sugar.

For the purposes of this challenge, sugar means ‘refined sugar’ – the stuff that comes in white or brown granules and has been created in a factory from sugar cane or sugar beet; but you can’t just stop putting sugar in your coffee for a couple of days and pass the test – you must also forgo Read more Friday 100219

Wednesday 100217

Warm-up
Medicine Ball Work

Workout
“Tabata This!”

Tabata Row
Rest 1 minute
Tabata Squat
Rest 1 minute
Tabata Pull-up
Rest 1 minute
Tabata Push-up
Rest 1 minute
Tabata Sit-up

The Tabata interval is 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest for 8 intervals. Tabata score is the least number of reps performed in any of the eight intervals. Unit for the row is “calories”.

Post Tabata score for each exercise to comments and total for final score. E.G., 10, 22, 9, 15, 15 = 71

TitanFit Trainers WOD
After Tabata we’ll complete the Air Force WOD

For time using 95 lbs…
20 Thrusters
20 Sumo deadlift high pulls
20 Push jerks
20 Overhead squats
20 Front squats