WOD 11-28-15

Warm -up 5 Minutes H2H KB Drills (12 or 16 kg) 5 Rounds For time: 3 Deadlifts (90% of 1 rep max) 3 Pull-ups (32 kg) 3 Handstand Push-ups (Rings or parralettes) Finish: 5 50 yard Sprints On October 21, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln issued the second annual Day of Thanksgiving on the last Thursday,…

WOD 11-26-15

‘God’s Instrument’: The Story of Squanto I first heard this story several years ago, listening to the radio, while driving home from work. It was a short one-minute broadcast of Chuck Colson’s BreakPoint. It left quite an impression. Here’s the more recently updated transcript (November 4, 2003) of the true and inspiring story of Squanto.…

WOD 11-24-15

5 Rounds for Time: 5 Power Cleans 185 20 Double Unders On November 29, 1623, three years after the Pilgrims’ arrived and two years after the first Thanksgiving, Governor William Bradford made an official proclamation for a day of Thanksgiving: To all ye Pilgrims: In as much as the great Father has given us this…

WOD 11-23-15

21-15-9 for Time: 1 Arm Thruster R (24 kg) 1 Arm Thruster L (24 kg) Pull-ups In March of 1621, as recorded in Governor Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation, Squanto joined the Pilgrims: “About the 16th of March (1621), a certain Indian came boldly amongst them and spoke to them in broken English…. His name was…

Day of Rest 11-22-15

Psalms 109 O God of my praise, Do not be silent!1 For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me; They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.2 They have also surrounded me with words of hatred, And fought against me without cause.3 In return for my love they act as my…

WOD 11-21-15

AMRAP in 15 minutes 3 Turkish Get-ups L/R 12 Ring Dips 100 yrd Sprint (50 out and 50 back) “The Bible is the Chief of moral cause of all that is good, and the best corrector of all that is evil, in human society; the best book for regulating the temporal concerns of men, and…

WOD 11-20-15

AMRAP in 20 Minutes 3 Muscle-ups 5 KB Swings (24 kg) 7 Box Jumps In Advice to the Young, published in 1832, Noah Webster wrote: “The ‘Advice to the Young’… will be useful in enlightening the minds of youth in religious and moral principles, and serve… to restrain some of the common vices of our…

WOD 11-19-15

15, 10, 5 For Time: Hang Power Snatch 135 lbs. Box Jump 24″ Pull-up   In 1832, Noah Webster published his History of the United States, in which he wrote: “The Brief exposition of the constitution of the United States, will unfold to young persons the principles of republican government; and it is the sincere…

WOD 11-18-15

5 Rounds For Time 5 Power Cleans 185 lbs. 20 Double Unders In Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of the word Providence is given as: The care and superintendence which God exercises over his creatures… Some persons admit a general providence, but deny a particular providence, not considering that a general providence consists of particulars. A…