Exercise

CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Saturday

I missed a CrossFit WOD workout this week due the NYC trip. So, I took advantage of an open hour in my gym today on Saturday and made it up. Tough one! At least for me. Thrusters always work me hard. Warmup: Quick jog (just 210 yards) Pull-ups Stretches Mobility Work: Focused on my shoulders…

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CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Friday

Great workout day! For some reason, I felt really great and full of energy. So, I kicked it on the conditioning today! Warmup: Quick jog Pull-ups GHD sit-ups (see video below) Stretches Mobility and Stretching: Shoulders and Hips Conditioning: 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 rounds of Wall Balls, Pull-ups, and Burpees So: 10 Wall Balls, 10 Pull-ups, and 10…

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CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Thursday

Took things a bit easy today after a late night getting home. Time to get back into my regular routine after 5 days of little sleep on a business trip to NYC. Warmup: 5 minute jog Pull-ups Conditioning: 3 rounds for time 10 Burpee box jumps (see video below) 10 Overhead Squats (see video below)…

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CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Friday

CrossFit workout this morning was short, but intense. It allowed time for a lot of mobility stretching work at the end. Warmup: Short run and then 10 push-ups, 10 pull-ups, 10 sit-ups, and 10 squats Strength training: 5.3.1 Bench Press – week 4 deload Conditioning: 7 minutes of as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) 7…

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CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Thursday

Here is the CrossFit workout (WOD) that I did this morning. Warmup: 30 seconds each of burpees, push-ups, sit-ups, jump squats, split jumps Assistance: Mobility WOD to stretch shoulders and hips Conditioning: 3 rounds for time 7 Squat Cleans 500m row 3 Rope Climbs – Finally learning to trust my left hand grip strength. I…

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CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Tuesday

I am going to start sharing what I do for my CrossFit workouts (WODs) each week. This will give you a better sense of what CrossFit is and how the program mixes things up to keep working different parts of your body to achieve overall fitness and balanced strength. The workout changes day by day…

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The Dangers of Not Scheduling Regular Rest Days

Starting in January this year (2010), I began following a regular schedule of exercise. It began with the P90X program in January and then I started CrossFit in August. So, I knew what I was supposed to be doing every day of the week. However there was one part of the schedule that I didn’t…

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Don't Let an Injury Derail Your Exercise Plan

Slow and steady wins the race. Right? But, how many times have you become impatient and rushed things to try to achieve faster progress? I know that I have. Or, maybe you yielded to your competitive spirit and refused to be slower or weaker than the other guy (even though he or she was younger…

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I Missed a Day and I Hate It

I had to miss a workout day last week. I usually try to make it up later in the day, but this time I could not. I literally was on the road by 6:30 AM and didn’t get home until 11 PM. I never thought that I would reach this point, but I can’t stand…

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