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8/23 PE

3:10 — Warm-up Game: CF Dodgeball
3:15 — Skills: Pull-ups, dips
3:30 — WOD: 15min AMRAP: 15 wallballs, 15m overhead meball walking lunge, 250m medball run
3:50 — Mobility: squat archetype #1

4:10 — Warm-up Game: CF Dodgeball
4:15 — Movement: Lunge
4:25 — WOD 1: 30m walking lunge; 30m overhead walking lunge with medball
4:30 — Movement: Deadlift (2)
4:35 — Lecture: Why Form Matters
4:45 — WOD 2: 3 RFT: 6 deadlifts (115/75), 10 squats, run 2 laps (in any order)
5:00 — WOD 3: 3 rounds: 30s hollow holds, 1 min rest


3:10 — Warm-up/ 2min sit-up benchmark
3:20 — Deadlift 3-3-3-3
3:35 — Lecture: How to Warm Up
3:45 — WOD: “Benchmark” 12 min AMRAP: 200m run; 10 deadlifts, 135lb/75; 10 burpees
3:57 — 3 rounds: hollow rocks 30s, 1 min rest

4:10 — Warm-up/ 2min sit-up benchmark
4:15 — Deadlift instruction
4:25 — Find deadlift 5RM
4:45 — Lecture: Your body is a tool
4:55 — WOD: 10 min AMRAP: Run 2 laps around purple stripe, 10 burpees, 10 squats

From Time magazine:

Modern exercise science shows that working with weights—whether that weight is a light dumbbell or your own body—may be the best exercise for lifelong physical function and fitness.

… [T]he “load” that this form of training puts on bones and their supporting muscles, tendons and ligaments is probably a bigger deal when it comes to health and physical function. … Through a process known as bone remodeling, strength training stimulates the development of bone osteoblasts: cells that build bones back up. While you can achieve some of these bone benefits through aerobic exercise, especially in your lower body, resistance training is really the best way to maintain and enhance total-body bone strength.

“There’s a lot to live for. Tragedy defines you and refines you. But it doesn’t stop you.”

Some people run for the sheer challenge of completion. Some run as a “bucket list” goal. Some run for the love of the run itself. Some run for the adrenaline-packed experience wrapped up in marathoning…in racing, in general. Some run to beat a previous personal record. Some (most) run to remember. Heretofore, I’ve checked all of the above as my reasons for running…

But some run, for someone they personally know that endured a loss (or lossES) on that day in 1995…

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PE 4/5

Skill Work:
Practice double-unders & handstands for 15 minutes

As many rounds as possible in 10 minutes of:
30 double-unders
10 push-ups
10 push press (95/65)

PE 4/3

Work up to a heavy front squat WOD:
6-9-12-9-6 reps of:
Burpees over the bar
Front squat (185/135)
Chest-to-bar pull-ups

*Scale weight for front squats to 75-80% of 1RM