Well the first open workout has just about been completed by all of our athletes and what a doozy it was. There is nothing quite like an ascending ladder couplet to test your metal. For those of you who still haven’t completed it yet, today is the last day to get it done!!!

For the rest, we are doing Brock’s Birthday WOD (see below)

Here is an excellent article about lifting and kids that all the parent athletes should read…

Why Your Kids Should Be Lifting Weights

The media has been interested in strength training recently, although they don’t know that’s what they’re actually interested in.

A study published in the British Medical Journal Open – Leisure time computer use and adolescent bone health —findings from the Tromsø Study, Fit Futures: a cross-sectional study – morphed into this headline from Reuters: “Screen Time Linked to Weaker Bones in Teen Boys.” [read more…]

WOD:

3 rounds
(5 minute rounds, 1 minute per station with 1 minute rest between rounds)

Start at different stations if need be

Tire Flip jump in/jump out
KB Swings (24/16)
Toes 2 Bar
Power Snatch (115/85)
Man makers (35/25)

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