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“Running with Angie”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:43-07:00October 20th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him." ~Victor Frankl Workout of the Day - From the Brass [...]

“Perseverence”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 17th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." ~Samuel Johnson Every one starts the race fresh and motivated.  Some that did not prepare themselves physically are the first to fall behind.  Then slowly those that did not prepare themselves mentally are the next to go.  In the end, when the rigors of the race [...]

“Ghandi”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 16th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"The future depends on what we do in the present" ~Mahatma Ghandi Some of my most rewarding experiences come from mentoring and training individuals who are actively pursuing their Brass Ring.  The lessons I learn and the opportunity to see progress and improvement is amazingly satisfying.  Recently, one of my trainees turned to me after our [...]

Catch Your Breath

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 15th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow." ~Doug Firebaugh Workout of the Day - "Catch Your Breath" 5 Rounds of: 20 Pull ups (dead hang) Run 800 Meters 10 Box Jumps (24") Run 80o Meters Post your comments, questions, and time.

“Pursuit”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 14th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

Envision Your Brass Ring Your Brass Ring, or main goal in life, has got to inspire you to take action. It has to be something that you are passionate about. If it doesn't get your heart beating a little faster and motivate you to take action whenever you think about it, then you might want to [...]

“Eureka”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 13th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear" ~Mark Twain To resist something, to master something, takes determination and practice.  Both of these require that time is spent in the presence of what you fear.  Do not run from what you fear, rather run to it - either physically or mentally, [...]

“Unarmed”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 10th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"Action precedes progress; analysis precedes more analysis. Act first, analyze later" ~Charles Staley Workout of the Day 3 Rounds for time of: 10 Thrusters 20 Squats 30 Push Ups 40 Sit Ups Run 400 Meters Workout taken from www.blackboxathletics.com. Post your comments, questions, and time.

“Swab the Deck”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 9th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander" ~Aristotle Workout of the Day Shuffle a deck of cards and then go through them, performing the following exercises for each card. Hearts = Pull Ups Diamonds = Push Ups Clubs = Sit Ups Clovers = Squats Jokers = 1 Mile Run Face cards [...]

“Pool Party”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:42-07:00October 8th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"Life is tough, it's tougher if you make stupid decisions" ~Unknown Workout of the Day Swim 500 Yards 50 Push Ups 50 Flutter Kicks Swim 400 Yards 40 Push Ups 40 Flutter Kicks Swim 300 Yards 30 Push Ups 30 Flutter Kicks Swim 200 Yards 20 Push Ups 20 Flutter Kicks Swim 100 Yards 10 Push [...]

“Strength and Honor”

By |2017-01-10T11:40:43-07:00October 6th, 2008|Categories: All Entries, Elite Athlete WOD|

"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing." ~Einstien This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. A trumpets call to action that inspires a desire to stand up and make a difference in the face of indifference. To [...]

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