Workouts: Day 1 and 2- Friday, October 21st, 2011

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A, B, and C shift workouts for the tours starting 10/21/2011.

Day 1- 


5 minute jog on treadmill, then 50 jumping jacks.


3 x sets max reps strict pull ups
3 x 8 seated shoulder press
3 x 10 back extensions
3 x 10 bench press 

Day 2


8 min fast pace run on treadmill.


3 x 10 bench press
3 x 10 incline DB press
3 x 5 Deadlift

Post totals to comments.


Day 1

Warm Up30 Double Unders/400m run/30 Double Unders.

Skill Practice- Push Jerk, 2 reps on the minute for 5 minutes, medium weight.


3 Rounds For Time:
10 Deadlifts (225/185/135)
20 Pull Ups (20/10/5)
400 Meter Run (400m/400m/200m)

Post time and weights used to comments.  


Day 2

Warm Up: 400m run/500m row

Skill Practice:  Strict Pullups. (no kipping or jumping). Do 3 sets, max effort each set.

WOD– Strength and Mini-Metcon

The workout for today will be a strength session, followed by a mini-metcon.  Basically this means we do some lifting, then a short metabolic workout following.  We’ll start with the basic lifts and go from there.  Click on the links to see demo and explanations of the movements.

Strength- 3 x 3 Push Press

This means 3 sets of 3 reps each, push jerk.  Try to go up in weight each set.  Use bumper plates or some mats for safety if you drop the weight.  Watch this video about the push press.


5 RD’s of;
5 Push Press(135lbs/95lbs/65lbs)
10 Burpees

Post reps of HSPU and time of mini-metcon to comments. 


For stretching, we’ll continue using “MobilityWOD“.  It’s a free blog by Kelly Starrett, DPT.  Each day different stretching/mobility movements are covered.  Items generally used are foam rollers, a lacrosse ball (or tennis ball), and some stretching bands.  Check in there daily for a new stretch, or search the site for older ones.


Article: Vitamin E linked to Prostate Cancer“, Wall Street Journal.

Researchers studying vitamin E supplements as a way to reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer found they actually had the opposite effect, increasing the risk slightly, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Researchers studying vitamin-E supplements as a way to reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer found they actually had the opposite effect, increasing the risk slightly. Katherine Hobson has details on The News Hub.

The report, the latest in a string of disappointing findings involving dietary supplements, points to the need for caution in pursuing further supplement research, the investigators said.

(click link for rest of article)


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