WOD 4-2-16

15-12-9 for Time: Double KB High-Pull (24 kg) Ring Dips Pull-ups Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661), was an English leader, who, in 1644, wrote the tremendously influential book Lex, Rex or The Law and the Prince.  This book challenged the “divine right of kings.” which said the king was God’s appointed regent.  Rutherford stated instead that all…

WOD 4-1-16

5 Rounds 250 Jump ropes 25 Ring Push-ups 20 KB Swings (24 kg)   Carlos Pena Romulo (1899-1985), a famous Philippine general, diplomat and journalist, was renowned for his heroic activities during WWII.  He was an aide-de-camp to US General Douglas MacArthur on Corregidor Island and in Australia.  He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1941,,…

WOD 3-31-16

Warm-up 50 KB Snatches each arm (12 or 16 kg) 21-15-9 Double KB Clean & Jerk (24 kg) Burpees   In the Declaration of Independence, God is mentioned four times: 1) ” The Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God…” the “Laws of Nature” refer the natural laws God built into man and creation.  The…

WOD 3-30-16

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   “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect…

WOD 3-29-16

Warm-up 500 meter Row 3 Round for Time: 10 Turkish Get-ups R/L (24kg) 10 Muscle Ups Finish 500m row “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” – Proverbs 22:6 (March 2010 Family Ministries Newsletter) How Dr. Spock is Destroying America by…

WOD 3-28-16

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   Sir William Thompson, Lord Kelvin (1827-1907), the famous scientist who developed degrees Kelvin to record temperatures on…

Day of Rest 3-27-16

   May you have a blessed Resurrection Day! Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), was renowned as the “Father of the Science of Hydrostatics.” He helped establish the principles of hydrodynamics and made invaluable contributions in the areas of mathematical treatment of conic sections, the theory of probability, and differential calculus, with the invention of Pascal’s triangle for…

WOD 3-26-16

ABS/TGU Combo AMRAP in 10 Minutes Arm Bar Stretch/TGU – R (24 kg) Arm Bar Stretch/TGU – L (24 kg) Note: Hold the Arm bar stretch for 3 seconds, reset to starting point, then flow into the TGU.  Be smooth, strive for perfect form during each rep. Finnish 100 1-arm swings (alternating hands each rep)  …

WOD 3-25-16

Warm up 50 KB Snatches each arm (12 or 16 kg) 5 Rounds for Time: 5 Power Cleans (85% 1 rep max) 5 Muscle ups Cool Down 3 sets of 5 reps Reverse Hypers Glute Ham Hanging Leg Raise Thomas a’ Kempis (1380-1471), a writer during the Middle Ages, became well-known for writing the famous…

WOD 3-24-16

AMRAP 20 minutes (i.e. As Many Reps as Possible) 3 Muscle ups 5 KB swing (32 kg) 7 Box Jumps           John Milton declared in his True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration, 1673: “No man or angel can know how God would be worshiped and served unless God reveal it: He hath revealed…