June 17, 2016

The Greek Hero at the Gym

Meagan brought me an article from The Wall Street Journal that looks at current attitudes in fitness. They include females wanting to be strong, training that consists of compound vs. isolation movements, and the current attitude of fitness that is both mind and body.

The article also details some historical aspects including the Greeks, the mindset of fitness in the 70s and how gym equipment was developed to make movement easier, but not necessarily more effective.

It’s an interesting read, so check it out here:


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Workout of the Day
Barbell drills/warm-up

Every 2 minutes for 12 (6 sets)
1 Power snatch + 1 low hang power snatch + 1 midhang power snatch

3 sets, not for time, of:
8 bent over dumbbell row
60 ft overhead barbell carry (scale – front rack barbell carry)
50 m reverse sled drag 120/90
– rest as needed between sets

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