Booo! Halloween & Humpday WOD

You can wear what ever costume you want today, if you’re into that. However you do need to wear a ruck for the workout since it is a pre-requisite for today.

Although you will burn over 1🎃🎃calories on this workout it does not give you permission to eat like crap though. It’s the start of the comfort foods time of the year, and I agree it will be fantastic and delicious when you indulge.

You hold the key though to mitigate the sleepyhead feeling from too much turkey, the sugar high from the pies, candy apples, candied yams, and all of the deserts that are passed around or bought frequently so that everyone can share. Go ahead and eat it, however you should not put yourself in a position to derail everything you’ve worked for at this time of year.

Guilt is a motivator for some, yet it is unhealthy. It makes some people resentful, and bitter for letting go and over indulging. Avoid the guilt, and enjoy with family and friends what is special about being together and sharing good food. Portion size is an individual measurement, and should be sought after with guided assistance by a nutritionist, dietitian and those around you that can help you monitor what, and how much you stuff your face with.

Happy 🎃 Halloween! Boo!

Rucks On!

1 mile ruck (run)

  • 40 x swings
  • 50 x step ups
  • 40 x shoulder to shoulder
  • 50 x sit ups
  • 40 x goblet squats
  • 50 x OH lunges
  • 40 x wall ball

1 mile ruck (run)

Time to freeze!

Well the temps are dropping in October which means break out your winter running gear kids, because it’s going to be a warm workout. You’ll be running the bridge today, and it’s sure to get the blood circulation up and will keep your wheels rolling.

Bring your rucks for this one to give you the little bit of resistance you’ll need to complete the exercises, and reap the benefits.

Rucks On!

Bridge lap x 1

  • 20 x step ups
  • 30 x ruck swings
  • 20 x dips
  • 30 x leg levers
  • Bridge lap x 1
    • 30 x push ups
    • 20 x hello Dolly’s
    • 30 x butt biters
    • 20 x k2c

    Bridge lap x 1

    Going up?

    Hill repeats can wear on you both physically and mentally especially if they’re a high repetition and long spanning bridge that you have to cover. You get into a groove, and just get it over with trying your hardest not to hate life in the process. It does make you appreciate flat terrain more though.

    Today we have a short length, and not so high a bridge to do repeats on, and you’ll have only two repeats to cover! Yes, Two!

    However there is a meat of exercises to perform in between the repeats so you’ll have something else to think about instead of the drudgery of the ups and downs of hill repeats.

    Today we’re at Roos Recreation Center in Forest Park, IL

    Rucks On!

    Bridge run

    • 20 x dips
    • 50 x alt lunges
    • 20 x k2c
    • 50 x sit ups
    • 20 x push ups
    • 50 x step ups

    Bridge run

    I can ruck to Mississippi like this…

    Total commitment to your well being is nothing short of having to put forth all of your effort to being healthy. No shortcuts of any type. Attitude is everything for you to achieve your goals.

    Put on the ruck, take the step one at a time and cover the distance. Do the work. It is life changing when you go and become uncomfortable during the workout. Step outside of your comfort zone often, and it will alter your mental make up. There is something about achieving what you once deemed unattainable.

    Today we’re going to challenge you to take that step with us at Roos Recreational Field, Forest, Park, IL

    Rucks On!

    Ruck 1.25 miles

    • 20 x step ups
    • 30 x sit up
    • 40 x pp
    • 30 x leg levers
    • 20 x oh lunges

    Benched again!

    It’s been a few weeks since we’ve had a run to benches workout. So, today we’re heading forward to the benches in a group run. It’s dark, damp, and chilly. However not chilly enough to wear long pants so sweaty is what we’re going to be.

    Ab strength is important for balance, power, and stability. Every single day you’re either pulling, pushing, or pressing as a human being. Groceries, kids, driving, stocking, mechanical work. You name it the core is critical for those daily functions.

    Let’s not overlook the benefits of the core strength in athletic endeavors like running, jumping, rowing, weightlifting. All of these movements require more strength of the core to acquire speed, stability, dynamic explosive power to achieve your goals and not get hurt.

    So, today we find ourselves at the Hill in Westchester Woods, Westchester, IL

    1200m group run to benches

    • 40 x flutter kicks
    • 50 x mountain climbers
    • 40 x squats
    • 50 x step ups
    • 40 x bench dips
    • 50 x reverse lunges

    1200m group run to hill

    For results, not four results

    Working out deserves a standing commitment to yourself to improve on your well being internally as well as externally. Wonder why someone doing half as much as you looks better and more focused? It’s called rest, and good nutrition.

    No amount of work will out perform sound nutrition and sleep. Sleep being the primary recovery tool for every human being. What do you fuel yourself with? Ever try working out in the morning in an empty stomach? It is tough, but your body adjusts and boy the spikes in energy are astounding!

    Hydration, and not liquor the night or two before your workouts make a difference. It’s okay to grab a swig of water while you workout but lingering around the water bottle for more than swig is wasting time. Sip, and go. Teach your body to work a little harder without too much wasted movement will take you to another level mentally and physically. Try it, and get back to me with your results.

    Today we’re at the Hill – Rucks On!

    ⁃ 1 mile run with ruck

    • 20 x step ups

    • 30 x leg levers

    • 40 x squats

    • 50 x mtn climbers

    • 60 x kb swings

    Labor Day it is!

    Not just a holiday to slack off and just go glutton on me! It’s time to get your ruck on for this Monday morning WOD and get it done! Make sure you bring a change of shirt, and shoes. It’s going to be sandy, and grassy!

    A labor of love today! Grind it out, and don’t f’n quit! #DFQ #NQ. Breath in power, and exhale weakness!

    Today we find ourselves at Roos in Forest Park, IL.

    Happy ‘Labor Day’

    Rucks On!

    At steps

    • 50 x step ups
    • 50 x bulgarian split squats
    • 20 x pull ups
    • 20 x dips

    At VB court

    • 50 x kb swings
    • 60ft x bear crawl
    • 50 x kb cossacks
    • 60ft kb crawl drag
    • 60ft kb lunges
    • 60ft crab walk
    • 60ft gorilla walk
    • 50 x kb sit up

    At Steps

    • 50 x leg levers
    • 50 x burpee