CrossFit Colosseum
Feed the Warrior Within!

05/09/11

     Posted on Mon ,05/09/2011 by paul

Rest Day

Gym is closed for labour day

Poor Sleep Quality Increases Risk of High Blood Pressure
 ScienceDaily (Aug. 30, 2011)

04/09/11

     Posted on Sun ,04/09/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week Rope Climbs
"POWER ELIZABETH"
21-15-9
Power Cleans 135#/95#
Ring Dips

 

Gym is closed 5 Sep 11 for labour day

03/09/11

     Posted on Sat ,03/09/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week Rope Climbs
"DEATH BY OVERHEAD SQUAT"
OHS 135#/95#
1st min 1 OHS
2nd min 2 OHS
3rd min 3 OHS....
continue until prescribed reps
cannot be completed within the
minute 
Gym is closed 5 Sep 11 for labour day

Older Adults With Too Much Salt in Diet and Too Little Exercise at Greater

Risk of Cognitive Decline, Study Finds –  ScienceDaily (Aug. 23, 2011)

02/09/11

     Posted on Fri ,02/09/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week Rope Climbs

Strength - Back Squat 1-1-1-1-1
21-15-9
Box Jump 24"/20"
Power Snatch 95#/65#
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gym is closed 5 Sep 11 for labour day


Straight Talk about Vaccination Parents need better information,
 ideally before a baby is born By  Matthew F. Daley and Jason M. Glanz | August 24, 2011

01/09/11

     Posted on Thu ,01/09/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week Rope Climbs
Strength - Bench Press 1-1-1-1-1
5 Rounds For Time

 


30 walking lunges

20 double unders

10 KB swings 32kg/24kg

Gym is closed 5 Sep 11 for labour day
A Lifetime of Physical Activity Yields Measurable Benefits as We Age

30/08/11

     Posted on Tue ,30/08/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week Rope Climbs

Strength - Dead Lift 1-1-1-1-1

7 Rounds For Time

1 Handstand Push-up

2 Ring Dips

3 Push-ups

4 Toes to Bar

5 Deadhang Pull-ups

Gym is closed 5 Sep 11 for labour day

Labor of Love: Physically Active Moms-To-Be Give Babies a Head Start On Heart Health

04/08/11

     Posted on Thu ,04/08/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week5 sets of 1 minute Hollow Hold followed by 30 seconds rest

Strength – Bench Press 1-1-1-1-1
For Time
2k row

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Why Diets Don’t Work: Starved Brain Cells Eat Themselves, Study Finds

Science Daily (Aug. 2, 2011) — A report in the August issue of the Cell

Press journal Cell Metabolism might help to explain why it’s so frustratingly

difficult to stick to a diet. When we don’t eat, hunger-inducing neurons in

the brain start eating bits of themselves. That act of self-cannibalism

turns up a hunger signal to prompt eating. (Read more)

03/08/11

     Posted on Wed ,03/08/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

Skill of The Week5 sets of 1 minute Hollow Hold followed by 30 seconds rest
Strength – Dead lift  1-1-1-1-1
5 Rounds For Time
5 Power Cleans 155#/115#
10 Pull-ups

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Study Explains Why Muscles Weaken With Age and Points to Possible Therapy

ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2011) — Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center
have discovered the biological mechanism behind age-related loss of muscle strength
and identified a drug that may help reverse this process. Their findings were
published in the August 2 online edition of Cell Metabolism. (Read more)

01/08/11

     Posted on Mon ,01/08/2011 by paul

GYM IS CLOSED TODAY, MONDAY AUG 1

Take this time to eat, relax, stretch and......

Sleep

Sleep is the state of natural rest observed throughout the animal kingdom,

in all mammals and birds, and in many reptiles, amphibians, and fish.

In humans, other mammals, and many other animals that have been studied

— such as fish, birds, ants, and fruit-flies — regular sleep is necessary for survival.

(Read more)

31/07/11

     Posted on Sun ,31/07/2011 by paul

Workout Of the Day

 

Skill of The WeekKipping Pull-up
"Kelly"
5 Rounds For Time
400m run
30 Box Jumps 24"/20"
30 Wall Balls 20#/14#

 


GYM IS CLOSED MONDAY 1 AUG