Saturday 1.29.11

The "Godfather of Fitness" at age 91
Earlier this week, Jack Lalanne, a pioneer in all things fitness, died of respiratory failure due to pneumonia Sunday afternoon at his home. He was survived by his wife Elaine of 51 years, daughter Yvonne and sons Danny and Jon. Lalanne gained worldwide recognition for his success as a chiropractor and bodybuilder, and for his incredible and prodigious acts of strength and endurance; such as in 1956 at age 42 he set a world record of 1,033 push ups in 23 minutes.  If you want to reminisce on more of his accomplishments, check out his website here.

Looking at his accomplishments, any attempt to create a worthy workout in his name would either 1) take us most of the day too complete, or 2) not live up to his name....yet, though we are all trying to attain the same fitness he did.  Now that isn't to say we're going to take it easy today:

Warm Up: Compound Warm Up as a group

SWOD: Handstand Walk Practice 10-15 min.

Metcon: “Rankel”
20 min:
-6 Deadlifts (225/155)
-7 Burpee Pull Ups
-10 KB Swings (heaviest)
-200 m Run

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“Anything in Life is Possible, if YOU Make it Happen!” ~Jack LaLanne


  1. I really miss working out at the compound. But thats what i get for leaving to go to school in fresno.

  2. I vote the jack lalanne "face workout" by far my favorite!

  3. I started showing a few people bits of the face workout on wednesday night and my face was actually a little sore...hahahaha. Thats part of my warm up now! =)

  4. group warm up
    handstand practice....need a bunch of practice on that one.
    metcon: 5 rnd's +4 deadlift/ dL@ 225/44# kb

  5. Group warm-up
    Handstand practice
    Metcon: 4 rds + 4 deadlifts @ 155#, 35# KB, jumping pull ups

    Started day w/unit PT: 3 mile run + 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 pushups/situps

  6. CFE WOD#3
    60min run
    Recovery WOD

  7. Ricky, we'll be here next time you're home on break! Come on out for some WOD's.

    Strength WOD:
    - Power Snatch: Up to 190x1, then 145x 3,3,3
    - Shoulder Press: 190x3, 171x5, 152x7
    - Pull Ups: +50x4, +25x6
    - Tabata Pull Ups: 3. Arms were shot!

  8. I ran the lagoon and up to the tower with Erica. Took 12 minutes off my previous tower time. :). Niiiiiice.

  9. SWOD: Handstand walk practice. 5 "steps" is about as far as I could go.

    Metcon: 6 rounds, RX'd, 62lb kb.

    Thanks for the push on the final lap Craig. Must be all that soccer conditioning you do.

  10. Alex....
    6rds @ 145lb DL 44lb KB Burpee P/U 200meter.
    Also did the Lagoon both towers just a slow jog with 20lb vest..
    Next Sunday I'll be participating in a Half-Marathon in San Fran...
    So I might have to take it easy on my legs this comming wk...

  11. SWOD: Handstand walks practice (5 steps)
    Metcon: 4 rds + 6 burpee pull ups
    155# deadlifts, 35# kb swings

  12. Handstands: 5 steps max, 5 secs max

    4 rnds and 4 dls, rxd with 62# kb