WOD 12-28-16

21, 15, 9 24 kg KB Snatch right then left L- sit 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 in 1974.  Alexander Solzhenitsyn proceeded to publish his telling book The Gulag…

WOD 12-27-16

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 were…

WOD 12-26-16

21-15-9 for time: Double KB Clean & Jerk (2 – 24 kg) Muscle-Up Christmas in Italy In Italy, the Presepio or crib plays a major part in the celebration of Christmas.  Every home, even the poorest, has a Presepio of some kind, and the churches have very elaborate ones.  The people place humble gifts of nuts and apples…

WOD 12-20-16

5 Rounds for Time: Load:  2 – 32 kg KBs Double KB Military Press 1-1-1-1-1 Double KB Push Press 3-3-3-3-3 Double KB Jerk 5-5-5-5-5 Importance of the Dictionary The dictionary imparts a philosophy of government either secular or Christian that will form the basis for how every individual in the family will govern himself and…

WOD 12-19-16

Warm-up 50 KB snatches R/L (12 kg) 3 Rounds for time: 20 KB snatches R/L (16 kg) 3 Skin-the-Cat/L-sit pull-ups 10 1 arm Swings R/L (32kg) 10 See-Saw Double KB Military Presses (24 kg) Importance of the Dictionary The dictionary imparts either a secular or Christian philosophy of education that will form the attitudes and values…