"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Sir Winston Churchill (It also takes some courage to go deep into oxygen debt on the rower.) … [Read more...] about Courage
Pullups are a huge part of CrossFit. But not everyone can do them, especially for high reps. Enter the Ring Row. It's a great pulling exercise that trains the arms and back. When the body is kept rigid by stabilizing the mid-line, the core is engaged. By moving the feet forward or backward the exercise is made more or less difficult. Talk about easily scalable! … [Read more...] about Ring Rows
We'll leave the Kong Bone chews to Josey but not the rowing. Just like the Dumbbell Clean & Jerks from a couple of days ago, rowing hard has a huge metabolic cost. And like most things in the gym, you get out of it what you put into it. You can take it easy and stay just where you are, or you can work your butt off and make the kind of progress you barely knew was possible. What are you going to choose? … [Read more...] about Rows and Kong Bone chews for time.