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Saturday 7/23/2016

NOTE OUR CHANGED FORMAT FOR TODAY! We are conducting a “Mock Powerlifting Meet” today from 8-10 AND still making sure everyone gets the sweat they need – read on! The individuals who are participating in the NASA Powerlifting meet on 8/13-14 will be testing their one-rep max on squats from 8-9, and on bench press more »

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Friday 7/22/2016

SWOD – Cleans 4×3 @ LP or 4×4 @ 70% TB followed by – hang cleans MetCon 7 rounds for time of: – 5 rope pullups – 5 Left-side kettlebell thrusters (24/16 kg) – 5 Right-side kettlebell thrusters (24/16 kg)

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Thursday 7/21/2016

STRONGMAN FUN! Rotating stations of: Tire flips Atlas stone-over-bar Axle clean-and-press Sled pushing Come have fun and be strong with us!

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Coach's Notes

Coach’s thoughts on depression

I’m going to say at the outset that this isn’t really about finding a solution for depression. It’s really growing out of a number of conversations I’ve had where just knowing that I’m not the only one going through it has helped in some way, and seems to have helped the friend I was talking more »

July 7, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More

Turn the flywheel

In his book Good to Great , Jim Collins spends quite a bit of time talking about the idea that there is no one major effort, or idea, or moment that makes a company great, but rather a consistent series of efforts, all dedicated toward the same general set of goals. Collins calls this “The more »

July 1, 2015 | By | Reply More

Even the Grand Canyon is temporary

Last Thursday, my father and I hiked the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim. It was amazingly beautiful, and completely redefined the word “Grand” for me. More profoundly, I experienced a wonderful feeling of impermanence. Transitory existence. And it felt so very RIGHT. Everything disappears. Nothing is forever. As Mark Rippetoe would say, “This, of course, made me more »

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