Mike’s Transformation

Mike’s Transformation

  When what someone is doing isn’t working, one must change one’s actions.. And when it came to my physical well-being, I was in a rut. I lifted weights, could rep 335# on the bench, but wasn’t getting anywhere. I’d lift and do cardio and felt like I made zero progress. Mostly because I made zero progress. I had little leg strength, being an old marathon runner, you don’t do squats – they kill your distance. But I got fed up. I used to box, but I wasn’t interested in MMA as much as I thought, and I knew my legs needed work. I’d been passing “the box” on my way to work many times over and saw people flipping tires inside, and looking like they were really challenged and out of breath. I knew that was for me. So in August 2015, I started. I walked in, met Scott, did my work up, started my intro and 5,4,3,2,1 and discovered I couldn’t squat for jack squat. 5,4,3,2,1 kicked my ass. I napped for an hour and a half afterward. As far as routine WODs, I was very infrequent at first, my job was nuts – 16 hour days, many times 24/7, and my teenage daughters live with me, so I have to give them lots of time. But I went as often as I could. I felt better and made the decision to go full bore. I started going 4 times a week, 3 minimum, in Nov/Dec 2015. Here’s what it was like going into this: I weighed 244 lbs on Nov 3rd, 2015. Today, I’m down to...

Daily WOD- Sat., 4/9/2016

Teams of 3 1 Person working at a time 150 Cal Row 100 Box Jumps 75 CJ, 135/95 15 Pull ups...

Daily WOD- Friday, 4/8/2016

Warm Up 10 Side lunges 10 Jump squats 10 Push ups 10 Pull ups Strength E2mom x 10min 10 Jumping Lunges (55/35 Goblet) + 50 DU WOD For Time/ 9min. 30 Burpee BMU or  30 Burpee Pull ups or  30 Burpee Jumping...

Daily WOD- Fri, 4/1/2016

Warm Up 10 Air Squats 10 Long Jump 2 TGU 10 Pull ups Strength EMOMx10min  E: 10 Jump Squats O: 2TGU  WOD 15 Min Amrap 5 Thrusters(115/85)  10 Pull -ups 15 Cal...

Daily WOD- Thurs, 3/31/2016

Warm Up 10 Strict press 5 Snatch 10 OHS 10 Lunges 10 Box Jumps Strength EMOMx10 E: 10 Push Press O: 10 OH Lunge (Snatch Grip)  Same Weight WOD 12min Amrap  10 Wall Balls (20/14) 10 Box Jump (24/20) 10...