Friday: Final Prep

My Friday to do list:

Eat a loaf of bread. Drink a Litre o’ Cola (or a Large Farva – anyone?). Heavy whipping cream in my coffee. A big ol’ pizza…extra cheese.

Saturday’s to do list: Crush WLC and have a blast with one of the biggest Community Events we’ve ever had at High Voltage.

-And now, a little from Coach Tyler for Saturday…and Beyond!

~It’s no secret. I am an extremist. Throughout my life, this has been my strength and my weakness. The theme of my personal progression as of late has been learning moderation. On top of that I ALWAYS respond to a challenge. So how is all this relevant to the Whole Life Challenge? Well, the 8 weeks of this challenge will be my launch into  maintaining balance!

Here’s what is so great about the challenge; if it weren’t for it’s guidelines what would the first 8 weeks of my return to training look like? Well, given what I already know about myself, it would more than likely be too aggressive, and I would for sure be thinking about one thing and one thing only – lifting more weight.

It is my belief that abstaining from whey protein for 8 weeks is NOT what will truly impact my life during and after this challenge. The real effects of these 8 weeks will be felt and generated in areas in between the guidelines of the challenge. When I start training again I will be fortunate enough to be doing it at the same time that I am doing a challenge that is going to encourage me out of my normal behavior. It’s not going to be easy to force myself to take that active rest day or sit on a foam roller instead of throwing some weight around. However, I’m excited to learn more about myself and my athletic personality through trying to live a life that I otherwise may not have been willing to try.

See you all Saturday!

-Coach Tyler

And the Final Deets for a big weekend:

Saturday, 9/15 at High Voltage
-8:30am – 9:30am: Athlete Check in & Measurements
-9:45-10:15am: Pre-Game Huddle & Athlete Briefing
-10:30am: 12:30pm – WLC Prelim Work Out
-12:45pm: First Weekly Challenges Announced
-1pm: WLC Participant BBQ!
Don’t forget to register: www.wholelifechallenge.com by Friday, Sept 14 at 12pm.

The make up time WOD will be released on Monday, Sept 17.

And then on Sunday:

Long WOD at 10am…

Then, the Very First High Voltage ‘Oly Only’ Class at 11am with Emmy Vargas!

And finally, happy birthday to my Momma! She’s as fired up about the Whole Life Challenge as I am! Yeah Buddy!!!

Our Vixens ROCK!!!

Friday’s Training:

All Levels CrossFit

Level 1 CrossFit

A. Skill: Front Squat

  • 3 x 3
 Skill: DB Thrusters(Single Arm)
B. 25 Minute Amrap

  • 20 Single arm DB Thrusters
  • 20 Sit Ups
  • *10 Double Unders
  • *10 second plank hold(on elbows)
WOD: 25 Minute AMRAP

  • 15 single arm db thrusters
  • 15 Sit ups
  • 50 rope passes
  • 30 second plank

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