Monthly Archives: February 2008

Back It Up

Friday 080229 Back Squat 3-3-3-3-3 reps Post loads to comments. Compare to 080204. More answers to the question “If your athlete’s life depended on getting in top shape in record time, what would you do?” Having a Paleo party? Try… Read more »

You should know better.

Have you ever read a really stupid warning label and thought what idiot actually was dumb enough to do the thing that this label is warning me against? So perhaps you can imagine how stupid I feel having to write… Read more »


Wednesday 080226 Three minutes at each station: Lunging Buellers Virtual Shoveling Medball Pushups Switch at three minutes and take no rest between stations. Score is the total number of reps. Post score to comments. CAPTION CONTEST! Elite athletes have better… Read more »

Ruby Tuesday

Tuesday 080226 Five rounds for time of: 400 meter Run 50 Squats 30 Back extensions Post time to comments. Weight of the Evidence: Gary Taubes The story of how Milo of Kroton got his strength has been told for over… Read more »

Heavy, Heavier, Heaviest.

Monday 080225 Shoulder press 1-1-1-1-1 reps Push press 3-3-3-3-3 reps Push Jerk 5-5-5-5-5 reps Post loads to comments. Compare to 070910. Bodyweight Overhead Squats by Jelli, Sonz Jupiter – video [wmv] [mov] Whole grains better than refined grains! Who knew?… Read more »


Sunday 080224 “Eva” Five rounds for time of: Run 800 meters 2 pood Kettlebell swing, 30 reps 30 Pull-ups Post time to comments. Happy Birthday to Coach P!

Up For Grabs

“Tosh Does Grace” – video [wmv] [mov] How to become an athlete without a weakness. One-Forty Four Over Ninety by Jon Gilson My love for the medical establishment continues. I went to my annual physical last Wednesday, looking for a… Read more »

Max Out

Friday 080222 “Lynne” Five rounds for max reps of: Body weight bench press Pull-ups Post reps for both exercises in all rounds. Compare to 080117. Left-handers ‘better in fights’ Salty snacks mean more soda for kids Make sure you have… Read more »

Run Around

Thursday 080221 Four rounds for time of: Run 400 meters 50 Squats Post time to comments. Shout out to Erica. Hope you feel better, girl. Get back as soon as you can. Speaking of running. Our Brian Harkins and Brian… Read more »

Hanging Around

Wednesday 080220 Hang squat clean 3-3-3-3-3-3-3 reps Post loads to comments. Killer Fish Frog From Hell The Sport of Fitness Effluvia