WOD 12-31-15

10 Rounds for Time: 10 KB Snatch R/L (16 kg or 24 kg) 10 Burpees John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746-1807), a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1774, was a 30 year old pastor who preached on the Christian’s responsibility to be involved in securing freedom for America. In 1775, after preaching a…

WOD 12-30-15

5 Dead Lifts (85% of 1 rep max) 5 L-Set Holds (paralletes or rings) 5-10 seconds Handstand (against wall) 10-30 seconds 5 weighted Ring Dips (85% of 1 rep max) AMRAP in 10 Minutes 1 Arm KB Thruster – 24 kg (alternate R/L as needed)   Constitution of the State of Tennessee 1796, stated: Article…

WOD 12-29-15

Warm-up 100 One-Arm Swings (alternate L/R as needed) 16 kg 5 Rounds for Time: 5 Turkish Get-ups (R+L=1 rep) Alternate sides every rep – 24 kg 5 Muscle ups William Strong (1808-1880), an Associate Judge of United States Supreme Court, 1870-1880, had previously served his country as a U.S. Congressman, 1847-1851, and as a justice…

WOD 12-28-15

Joshie (KB version) 21 Reps 24 kg KB Snatch right arm, 21 L Pull-ups 21 Reps 24 kg KB Snatch left arm, 21 L Pull-ups Alexander Solzchenitsyn (1918- ), a famous Russian author, was imprisoned by Joseph Stalin from 1945-1953. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970 and was expelled from the country…

Day of Rest 12-27-15

Christmas: Celebrating the First Advent of Christ For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 Gospel of Luke – Chapters 1…

WOD 12-26-15

15, 10, 5 for Time: Hang Power Snatch (135 lbs) Box Jump 24″ Pull-up Christmas Box A small gratuity given to servants, etc., on Boxing Day (the day after Christmas Day). In the early days of Christianity, boxes were placed in churches to collect money for various charities, and opened on Christmas Day. The contents…

WOD 12-24-15

KB Linda 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 reps for time: 1.5 x BW Deadlift Double KB Floor Press (40 kg or 32 kg) .75 x BW Clean Christmas in South America A touchingly beautiful Christmas custom is observed at early Mass on Christmas morning in some parts of South America. As the Nativitiy is reenacted, an Indian Lullaby is…

WOD 12-23-15

5 Rounds for Time: Load: 2 – 24 kg KBs 1 Double KB Military Press – 5 Double KB Front Squat 3 Double KB Push Press – 3 Double KB Front Squat 5 Double KB Jerk – 1 Double KB Front Squat Christmas in Germany It was common in the sixteenth century for Christians in…

WOD 12-22-15

Warm-up 5 Turkish Get-ups R/L (16 kg) 5 Turkish Get-ups R/L (24 kg) 5 Rounds for time: 5 Power Cleans (85% of 1 rep max) 5 Muscle ups 5 Handstand Push-ups OBSERVING CHRISTMAS We want to hold on to the old customs and traditions because they strengthen our family ties, bind us to our friends,…