strength and conditioning

Think of metabolic conditioning (metcon) training as teaching your body to burn fat on an hourly basis, and who doesn't want that?
Hump day comes with its own challenges, like this one.
Sometimes burpees just sneak up on you and when they do there's no escaping them.
Lead off with some heavy deadlifts and the rest will be just that tad more challenging.
The first day of the week for any challenge is always the hump you have to get over.
Resist allowing your injury to tell you that you are not as good/aware/strong/mobile/capable as you thought you were.
That trunk of yours is going to feel it today.
Benchmark day rolls around again, and it's a good thing you have the weekend to recover.
Focus on mechanics, execution, and timing, and smash things like you mean it.
Remember to address details, stay in-position, and earn your chosen weight today.
You can take a backpack and weigh it down and use it almost anywhere for these exercises.
Overemphasizing strength often leads us to miss the forest for the trees, limiting the real-world applicability of our training.
Today's advanced pull-up suggestions include: weighted, L-pull-up, chest-to-bar, negative. no kip, and no butterfly.
There is value to making yourself move in simple conditioning drills
On this Memorial Day, it seems poignant to be reminded that these challenges are part of a greater movement to raise awareness about the untimely death of brothers in arms.
Another benchmark day in our challenge is here.
This is it, the final day of this program. You have build a great a handstand practice if you made this far and should be proud of yourself.