Lift For Endurance

Using Functional Fitness (Crossfit) to Improve Speed and Endurance

Size and Perspective Matter

Here are CT Fletcher and Kali Muscle. Both are fairly large human beings Here is CT Fletcher next to Brian Shaw, the World's Strongest Man Here is Brian Shaw and Arnold. Brian Shaw is gigantic.


Get Eggucated

Every now and again something about eggs pops up and I've learned more than I care to know about eggs. My wife cares what kind of eggs we buy but I don't...maybe I should. We buy the eggs shown above.... Continue Reading →

Wodapalooza WODs 2-5

Catching up on the last week or so of workouts

Wodapalooza WOD 1 – Bear Complex

As I mentioned in the last post, I signed up for the Wodapalooza Fitness Festival's Online Challenge. It's a 4 day crossfit event on the waterfront in Miami. It's similar to the Crossfit games in that you sign up for... Continue Reading →

Pedal The Cause and Catching Up on Long Intervals

Since my last post  I've done two long interval runs, 2 workouts for a Crossfit competition, a tempo run and a bike ride for Pedal the Cause. The 2 workouts and Pedal the Cause killed my chances for a tempo... Continue Reading →

International Chest Day and Short Intervals

There are so many memes for Monday being international chest day.... ...In my world chest day is on Tuesday, even though it only consists of bench press...and push ups if they're in the WOD. It's also Deadlift, Ring Row, Hand... Continue Reading →

Muscle Building Breakfasts

The most important meal of the day should be 400- 500 calories.

Monday WOD

Monday started out with a short, slow downhill run, at resting pace, back from the mechanic after I dropped my car off for an oil change. This also knocked out my daily mile for my running streak early in the... Continue Reading →

Tempo Runs – 5k Time Trial

The first tempo training run was a 5k TT to help establish a baseline for the rest of training and to use as a comparison later in the plan and life. It's hard to maintain a 5k race pace outside... Continue Reading →

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