A Word About P90X3 and Summer WOD Pictures (of the workout!)

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As you all know very well I am a very big P90X fan, so much so I am actually a Canadian Beachbody Coach. However, the rumours surrounding the release of P90X3 have me a little worried. For a start, the big THING is that it’s only 30 minutes. Now, I have done a LOT of […]

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RehabD6 – Rehab Recap

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As far as I can remember I didn’t do anything on Saturday since I had coached Friday and worked all day. Sunday I did a basic Olympic lift workout managing to stick with my 70lb barbell for now and covering off the basics: 5 rounds of: 10 Squat 10 Deadlift 5 Power Clean 5 Clean […]

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How Do I Start?

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I received a familiar request the other day, to help someone who is a little overwhelmed about starting to lose weight after the birth of her baby. Although maybe a little heavy handed, this was my response and it’s pretty universal. The first thing that you have to do is make a decision. Not a […]

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10.26-29 – The Long Weekend

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It was Canada Day here this past weekend and so that meant a long weekend and an extra day off from coaching. After Bootcamp cardio during coaching on Thursday I took Friday off and took Saturday as an Olympic lifting day in order to try and work a little on my shoulder strength and mobility. […]

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R8D33 – Risky Business

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I decided to try the WOD from yesterday’s Fitbomb entry which looked like this: Strength: Turkish Get Ups (45lb KB) (I made it through 15 per side, 1-2-3-4-5) Metcon: 5 sets: 12 deadlift 155lb 9 hang clean 155lb 6 push press 155lb (it was actually jerk press but I decided to push) I got through […]

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R4 D74 – Beginning of the End

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Since without a plan, nothing ever happens, here is the push to the end for Round 4. W 74 – TGU plus WOD R 75 – ┬áRKC Swings F 76 – P90X and Insanity Fit Tests S 77 – 5K run Y 78 – off M 01 – Round 5 That should about do it. […]

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Round 4 Day 36 – Barbara

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Barbara Five rounds, each for time of: 20 Pull-ups 30 Push-ups 40 Sit-ups 50 Squats I only managed 4 rounds after which I was incapable of doing another pull up. My round times were: 4:45 4:30 3:15 4:40 Pretty sad, actually. It also brought into glaring clarity the need for me to add some abs […]

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WOD’s I Have Done

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Here is a list which will be expanded as I do more. In addition, there is a great list of the descriptions of the “Nasty Girls” workouts here: Nasty Girls (Thanks to Colin McNulty for the hard work) Fran: 21 Thrusters 95lbs 21 Pull Ups 15 Thrusters 95lbs 15 Pull Ups 9 Thrusters 95lbs 9 […]

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Round 4 Day 32 – El Improvisario (FGB)

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I don’t know if that is even a word but my improvising skills are getting better and better as I try to keep up with some of the signature Crossfit workouts. Today, as promised, was Fight Gone Bad but since I lack the basic necessary equipment I had to improvise. The workout Rx (as prescribed) […]

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Round 4 Day 24 – Chelsea

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Day 20 – Rest Day 21 – P90X ┬áChest and Back Day 22 – Insanity Cardio Power and Conditioning Day 23 – Today. The plan is to do a 20 minute Chelsea. Chelsea is supposed to be 30 minutes but I don’t think I need the extra physical stress that the extra 10 minutes would […]

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