WOD 12-29-16

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 12-28-16

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…