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Subversive Fitness: Day 337 Of 360

Airplane push-up- plyometric or otherwise- simply begins and end with chest/ hips on the ground and hands off the ground; Maintain tension and position, and move with intent.
Day 337 Of 360
Deadlift:
5 x 2 @ (up to) 90% of 2RM

Then:

Bench press:
5 x 5 @ 70% of 2RM

Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption at chosen weight, or range of motion fails, make as minor an adjustment as needed before continuing. When scheme is listed as “5 x 2″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps”. Reminder: Sound position and full range of motion always govern weight.
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A Practical Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Remember, the best diet is the one you can stick to without being deprived of any foods or nutrients, so intermittent fasting may be a good option.

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Does Your Equipment Hurt More Than Help?

Resist the allure and promises of fancy new gear to consider how it will add to and detract from your training.
I write this in the after-glow of today’s workout, my creative energy peaking as I slowly come down from my exercise high. I imagine that putting slightly sweaty fingers to keyboard is a common occurrence for many of the other coach/writers here at Breaking Muscle as well. Exercise provides an optimal clarity of mind to write. Focus on the minutiae of either coaching or training often brings the insights that become articles.

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Subversive Fitness: Day 335 Of 360

Mace weights are self-scaled and should pose a challenge at designated rep scheme. Position considered, do not under-lift in either movement.
Day 335 Of 360
5 rounds of:

1L, 1R Turkish Get-up @ 50% of 1RM
20 Mace 360/ 10-2
10 Mace squat
(Up to) 1 minute rest

Mace weights are self-scaled and should pose a challenge at designated rep scheme. Position considered, do not under-lift in either movement. Rest should be welcomed if each round is performed correctly, however taking less than the full minute is advised.

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CrossFit Open 2018: Best Programmed Ever

This year’s CrossFit Open tested every energy system, skills at all levels, max strength, and recovery. It was one for the ages.
This year’s CrossFit Open kicked off on February 22 with WOD 18.1 and ended with final score submissions for with WOD 18.5. last week. As each Open WOD was announced, I offered you the same briefing I gave the athletes at my gym, Precision CrossFit. My aim was to give you immediate feedback that would arm you with valuable strategies and tips to help you make the most of your efforts and score your best possible performance in each Read More

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