Benchmarks, Challenge Changes and why you should get in the gym; Monday August 26, 2019

Alright guys, the thought is, “I really dropped the ball last week so Im just going to stop doing the challenge.” The reality is there is a better thought, “I really dropped the ball last week so Im going to just start again and do my best this week.”

This mentality is so important because there are constantly weddings to go to, happy hours to attend, travel plans that make it hard to maintain a healthy routine, and just the opportunities that appeal to our lazy-side every day.

Well for the Challenge this week, you aren’t getting penalized for dairy. As I mentioned last week, for some and within moderation, dairy isn’t a problem. We pulled it to ensure that we are conscience of just how much we are consuming. This week we are eliminating grains. Any crackers, breads, donuts, pastries, or rices. On top of that NO POTATO OR TORTILLA CHIPS. If you eliminate grains and chips you get a point for that day. The point system has been pretty straight forward. Go back to the post from last Monday and the Monday before to see all the ways to get the points. The only one that has changed this week is the previously mentiond

The Challenge workout is a little different this week too. No more 40-30-20. It’s going up. The new challenge workout is:

40 Air Squats

40 KB Swings

40 Burpees

There are still five bonus points for no alcohol from Monday to Friday.

“The Architype”” Men’s Version
100 Wallballs 20 lbs
70 Toes to bar
100 Dubs
70 Power Cleans 95 lbs
100 Cal Assault Bike

“The Architype” Women’s Version
80 Cal Assault Bike
70 Power Cleans 65 lbs
100 Dubs
70 Toes to bar
100 Wallballs 14 lbs to 10′

The Architype Scaled has a 14/10
lb wall ball in place of the 20/14,
the dubs move to 300 single
unders, the toes to bar move to a
weighted sit up with 20/15 lb db
in contact with the collarbone(feet

The workout has a 30 min cap.

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 at 9:19 pm / WODS