You Can Handle It

This afternoon I sat outside with my older son.  He ate potato chips while I tried to think of the right things to say.  He’s been bummed out about something at school and in my infinite wisdom I had decided that he just needed a better plan. As I scripted the...

Week of March 25-31

Sunday, March 25, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Afghan Whigs, Debonair 8 AM Conditioning 18.5 Monday, March 26, 2018 Warmup (10 min): 21-15-9 KB Swings, Fire Hydrants/Side Strength/Power (30 min): Squat/Clean Options 1) Squat 50, 60, 70% x 5, 80% x 3, 90% x 1-3 *Level 1...

Week of March 18-24

Sunday, March 18, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, The Replacements, Let It Be 8 AM Conditioning, Woodshed Open 18.4 Monday, March 19, 2018 Warmup (10 min): 12-9-6 PVC Overhead Squats (Shoulder-Friendly Sub: Air Squats), 1 second pause at bottom Fire Hydrants (12 reps/side,...

What’s The Change?

Most folks don’t join a gym just to say they’ve joined a gym.  Not in our experience, at least. We hear a lot of different things when we sit down with a prospective member.  The most compelling stories are the ones that come from somewhere deep: folks who...

One Step Back

Last week I was working on my mornings.  If I could just get up 15 or 20 minutes earlier, I reasoned, the day would start so much better.  Perhaps I’d even attain that magical state we call “being present.”  (Maybe, maybe not.) So I tried it.  And...

Week of January 14-20, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting 8 AM Conditioning Monday, January 15, 2018 Warmup (10 min): 3×15 Wall Squats, Glute Bridges, Fire Hydrants/Side Strength/Heavy Effort (25 min): Box Squat 50, 60 x 5, 70 x 3,then 3-5 sets of 2-3 @75-80% *Level 1...