The Eudaimonia Machine

The Eudaimonia Machine

In his book Deep Work, a meditation on focus in an age of distraction, Cal Newport introduces the dream of a Eudaimonia Machine–an architectural concept of Professor David Dewane’s meant to bring an idea from kernel to fruition by dint of physical procession...

Week of May 27-June 1

Monday, May 27, 2019 10 AM Workout in honor of Lt. Michael Murphy *No other classes today Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Warmup (15 min): Demo Thumbs Up Band Face Pull (vid here) then 4 rounds: 10-15 Face Pulls, 6 One-Hand KB Swings/side, :30 legs free row or airdyne...

Week of May 19-25

Sunday, May 19, 2019 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Wire Pink Flag 8 AM Conditioning Class Monday, May 20, 2019 Warmup (10 min): Squat Therapy Strength/Skill (20 min): Squat 5×5 @50-65% max *Level 1 5×5 Between Sets:  1) Prowler Walk (180/140) 2) Plank :45-:60...

Week of May 12-18

Sunday, May 12, 2019 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Joni Mitchell Blue 8 AM Conditioning Class Monday, May 13, 2019 Warmup (10 min): Simple Seven x 2 Skill Work (10 min): Squat Clean PVC then DBs and Light BBs Conditioning (20 min): “Corrie” 21 Squat Cleans (135/95)...

Pain

There is the old phrase: no pain, no gain. There is the new phrase: pain is weakness leaving the body. We can do better.  Because physical pain isn’t usually as plangent as the battle most of us wage before even getting into our workout clothes. That battle is...