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Saturday 7/8/17

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.” – Oscar Wilde

Rest Day

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t,” Quartz.

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Friday 7/7/17

A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill

Bench press 3-3-3-3-3 reps

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170706 With Rob Lawson
The Bench Press

Thursday 7/6/17

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

For time:
100 hip-back extensions

Each time you break a set or rest at the bottom, stop and perform 15 wall-ball shots.

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Related content:
• CrossFit WOD 170703 With Rory McKernan
• The GHD Hip & Back Extension

Wednesday 7/5/17

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha


For time:
13 squat snatches, 155 lb.
Then, 10 rounds of:
10 pull-ups
100-meter sprint
Then, 13 squat cleans, 155 lb.

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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Texas, died Nov. 13, 2013, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device in Panjwai District, Afghanistan.

Vazquez joined the Army in 2004 and earned many awards during his service including: the Purple Heart, three Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, the Meritorious Unit Citation, two Army Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal with one Campaign Star, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and many more.

Vazquez was a dedicated CrossFit athlete. His favorite movements included snatches, cleans, running, kettlebell swings and pull-ups. He is survived by his mother, Teresa L. Paddie; father, Teodoro Vazquez Lopez; step-father, Bryan Melton; brothers, Romario Vazquez, Brandon K. Melton and Pablo Vazquez; and sisters, Christine Marie Vazquez, Celza L. Sauceda, Ashley J. Hyde, Isabel C. Vazquez and Endina S. Vazquez.

Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170704 With Tyson Oldroyd
The Snatch
The Clean

Tuesday 7/4/17

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

5 rounds for time of:
Swim 200 meters
Rest 2 minutes

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Related content:
• CrossFit WOD 170702 With Rob Lawson
• Swim Tips for CrossFitters Part 1 With Chris Michelmore

Monday 7/3/17

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people.” – Tena Desae


5 rounds, each for time, of:
20 pull-ups
30 push-ups
40 sit-ups
50 squats

Rest precisely three minutes between rounds.

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170630 With James Hobart
The Kipping Pull-up
The Push-up
The AbMat Sit-up
The Air Squat

Sunday 7/2/17

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” – Albert Einstein

Rest Day

Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process: Researcher who tangled with CrossFit loses two more papers,” Reaction Watch.

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Saturday 7/1/17

The more we do, the more we can do.” – William Hazlitt

Rest Day

The not-so-sweet link between Big Sugar and the peak body for dietitians,” The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Friday 6/30/17

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius


5 rounds for time of:
15-ft. rope climbs, 3 ascents
10 toes-to-bars
21 overhead walking lunge steps, 45-lb. plate
Run 400 meters

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170629 With James Hobart
The Rope Climb
The Kipping Toes-to-Bar

Thursday 6/29/17

Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” – Zig Ziglar

Front squat 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170625 With James Hobart
The Front Squat
Front Squat Development With Pat Sherwood

Wednesday 6/28/17

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” – Elon Musk

Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 minutes of:
60-lb. dumbbell deadlifts, 9 reps
6 burpees
60-lb. dumbbell power cleans, 3 reps

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170628 With James Hobart
Julie Foucher and James Hobart Do Today’s Workout

Tuesday 6/27/17

Less is more.” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Complete as many rounds as possible in 45 minutes of:
Run 800 meters
315-lb. deadlifts, 10 reps
Run 800 meters
50 sit-ups

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170624 With James Hobart
The Deadlift
The AbMat Sit-up

Monday 6/26/17

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” – Robert A. Heinlein

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
10 L pull-ups
10 handstand push-ups
20 hip extensions

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Related content:
CrossFit WOD 170626 With James Hobart
The Pull-up (L-Sit)
The Kipping Handstand Push-up
The GHD Hip Extension

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