Swolemate-Showdown-Standards.   All wods are listed as a mixed pair. Same-gender teams will use with the weights designated for their gender. Wod 1.   Amrap x 10   10 Synchro BBJO 24/20” 15 Synchro DL @225/155 100 dubs   *scale Options: Jump Rope: Both partners do 200...

Who’s Steering The Ox?

If you’re a city slicker, then you may have never seen a field being plowed (or ploughed, for my UK friends). Plowing a field loosens and turns the soil so it can be planted with seed. It’s done one of two ways; a farmer will drive a tractor that pulls a...

Good Grades are not the Goal

This idea is something the people who raised us have been telling us for most of our lives. Getting good grades or a college degree isn’t the end all be all of the success projected onto us by loving parents, colleagues or family. It’s freedom to pursue...

The Key is Fun

If you want to get consistent with anything, make it fun. Any artist, tradesman, or award-winning athlete can be the best of their generation, but they wouldn’t deem it worthwhile if they hadn’t enjoyed the process of getting there. There are documentaries about...

How to Really Change Your Bad Habits

Have you ever said the to yourself? “I know I shouldn’t do ______. …only to do that exact thing? “I know I promised myself no sweets before bed, buuut…” What looks like lots of little setbacks becomes long-term derailment. Why do we...