Fitness Saved My Life

The best line of defense against chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, hypertension, and kidney disease can be avoided with exercise and cleaning up our diets. However, sometimes illness is out of our control. In those situations, there is still one constant: Being fit and healthy raises your odds of survival. Here’s…

Memorial Day Monday, May 25th, 2020

Warmup   SLIPS   SLIPS stands for scales, l sits, inversions, planks, and stretches.   SLIPS are infinitely scalable and also have infinite variations. The purpose of SLIPS is to develop better balance and core stabilization. In “What is Fitness” CrossFit founder Greg Glassman states that, “CrossFit is basically a core conditioning program” and the…

Workout of the Day Sunday, May 24th, 2020

SLIPS Slips is short for Scales, L-sits, Inversion (handstands), Planks, and Stretching. Slips can be scaled to every level of athleticism. Here is a video from CrossFit which the person in the video embodies the concept of “infinitely scalable”. Don’t underestimate these movements. Every one of us needs better balance and stabilization. As I’ve said…

Uncle Rhabdo

We have one workout on Monday, Monday at 8 am, and it’s not Murph.  The Murph workout has the focus of Memorial Day for the past 11 years of my life, so not having it on the schedule is somewhat disappointing. We are rescheduling Murph for July 4th for the following two reasons. First, we…