Category Archives: Ideas, Thoughts, and Strategies

03/08/2012 12.3 Open WoD, Paleo Hot Wings, Two A Days

12.3 Open WoD The CrossFit games workout this week was an AMRAP (as many reps as possible) of three movements, the Box Jump, the Push press, and Toes to Bar.  This WoD was an interesting combination of upper and lower body strength, stamina, and muscle endurance.  I would say this type of WoD is why…

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03/06/2012 Paleo Meatloaf, 2 a Day CrossFit, Fixing Back Squat

Paleo Cooking A few weeks back I ordered a couple of Paleo Cookbooks from Amazon, Sarah Fragoso’s “Everyday Paleo”, and Melissa Joulwan’s “Well Fed”.  I have yet to cook anything out of “Well Fed”, but have cooked several of the recipes in “Everyday Paleo”.  Sarah’s recipes are simple to prepare, and pack quite a bit…

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03/05/2012 Learning Shit the Hard Way

My brother in law is a brilliant scientist, who is not only technically proficient but inherently creative; he has the rare mix of technician and artist, his chosen medium the field of Chemistry.  He likes to tell people that he makes drugs for a living, it's a bad nerdy joke (which he thinks is a…

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03/05/2012 12.2 Open WoD, Rethinking this Blog

03/05/2012 12.2 Open WoD, and Rethinking this Blog The open WoD last week was a 10 Minute As Many Reps As Possible of the Snatch.  It was basically a ground to overhead with any form of the snatch, Muscle Snatch, Power Snatch, Squat Snatch, or Split Snatch.  You can read about the standard, and watch…

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02/29/2012 Time to Put Up or Shut Up

Put or Shut Up Time! E-mail Confirmation. It’s official I’ve registered for a Mountaineering School in May with RMI Guide Service.  This is my first step towards summiting Mount McKinley.  The course is an intensive 6-day education on glacier climbing, and is based out of Camp Muir, which is one of several starting points for…

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02/20/2012 Catchup

February 20th 2012 Catching Up The month of February is almost over, and I have yet to drop a pound from the end of the Paleo Challenge 10 days ago.  I had one meal where I cheated and ate three or four bites of a desert, and taste of a roll.  I felt like complete…

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02/06/2012 Paleo Challenge Day 30

Day 30 Paleo Challenge Started my morning off with a feeling of ass, started to look for a cold remedy, and found that most over the counter syrups contain sucralose, so I bought some Nyquil and Dayquil gel caps.  While sitting in the bitch chair yesterday, aka the Managers seat at one of my locations,…

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02/05/2012 Paleo Challenge Day 28, 29…Caveman Sick

Official Monday Morning Weigh In 262 lbs Caveman, sick, and not possible to be witty, or display unhappy about weigh in… A note from a gym that gives me inspiration… From Station 515 reason. do it for a fucking reason. it is a common statement, and when applied to every aspect of training, will yield…

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02/02/2012 Paleo Challenge Day 27

02/02/2012 Paleo Challenge Day 27 Today was a rest day from workouts and from work, so no physical activity other than a great massage from Ingrid.  I did a 90-minute session, and I felt like I had been in a car accident after she was done, you could say I like being manhandled by a…

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