Friday, 10/12/12

 “It starts with food because food directly contributes to the primary types of stressors: metabolic, inflammatory, and emotional. (And as you know, dealing with stress properly IS health).  Food choices interact with brain chemistry in complex and confounding ways such that food has the potential to exacerbate anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, compulsions, and self-created social and emotional stress.  Correcting food choices alters all of these primary stressors, which over the course of time, contributes to improved health.  You cannot be truly healthy if your inputs to this supersystem are causing chronic stress.” – Whole9

If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by making the right choices, start by CHOOSING to attend Annie’s Seminar tomorrow (Saturday) from 12-2pm.  Sign up here under “Seminars”!

HYBRID/ADVANCED OLY with Jim, 530-730pm.

Profile of a female olympic lifter, Julia Rohde – check her out!

Tips for today’s WOD :)

SELF-MYOFASCIAL RELEASE: Foam Roll as needed, 3 minutes. Lax Ball Hip Flexors and Quads, 2 minutes each side.

MOVEMENT PREP: THE BIG HIP WARM-UP: Take 30ft. and complete as pass of the following: 2 High Knee Passes, 2 Butt Kick Passes, 1 90/90 to Chest Pulls, 1 Toy Soldier, 1 Over the Fence/Under the Fence, 1 Duck Walk Pass, 1 Inchworm Pass, 2 High Skip Passes

STRENGTH: Back Squat, up to a peak of 2.

METABOLIC CONDITIONING:

For time: 30 Muscle-ups.

*If you don’t have a muscle-up you may scale this to:

10 Rounds for time of: 3 tough strict pull-ups (these should be doable as a triple in your first set but may be broken up as you go along), 3 tough ring dips. If you weight your pull-ups, attempt to use the same weight on the ring dip.

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