Labor Pains


Here is the video from the Semper Fi challenge at CFS a few weeks back.

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Nutritional Challenge of Your Choice: 21 Day No Sugar Challenge OR 21 Day Paleo Challenge!

Begins: Monday, January 26th
Ends: Sunday, February 15th
Buy In: $15 cash donation
Charity: “buy in” will go towards the Charlee for ALL Foundation

Charlee is a beautiful three year old little girl who is courageously battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with her amazingly strong parents by her side. Please join us in supporting the Casale family on this journey, by participating in this challenge. All monies collected will go towards Charlee’s treatments which call for at least a 32 day inpatient course of chemotherapy followed by 2 years of outpatient chemotherapy. It is truly every parent’s nightmare. When word of Charlee’s diagnosis got out, the Casale’s friends and family were determined to help in any way they could, thus the Charlee for ALL Foundation was started.
Our mission is to help alleviate the financial burdens that invariably arise from this type of situation. We will help to make sure the Casale family can focus solely on getting Charlee well. If you would like to donate in addition to the challenge buy-in please click here.

Want in? Here’s how the program works:
1. Sign up to participate in the 21 Day No Sugar Challenge or the 21 day Paleo Challenge here.
2. Prep your home by eliminating any foods that might cause you to deviate from your three week plan. Stock your cabinets and refrigerator with plenty of healthy snacks and foods. Be sure to read labels to look for those sneaky terms disguising SUGAR.
3. Mentally prepare. Have a plan (Prepare your meals beforehand, have only healthy snacks around, use a meal service at the gym, etc..). Have a backup plan. . Can’t stress enough how important it is to have a plan to successfully complete the 21 days.
4. Stop by the front desk tonight, Thursday January 22nd, Friday January 23rd or this Saturday to weigh-in and get your pre challenge pic. Use this opportunity to drop off your $15 donation towards the Charlie for ALL Foundation.
Basically the premise of the challenge is to learn to eat wholesome foods from the earth. Strip your diet of processed crap and sneaky forms of sugar and substitute it with a healthy alternative. Not sure where to begin? Here is a list of foods to include in your diet: Grass fed hormone free beef and chicken, eggs, wild fish, fresh seafood, local and organic fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, healthy fats from olive oil, avocado, coconut oil, etc.
List of foods to avoid- specifically on the No Sugar Challenge: sugar, anything including high fructose corn syrup, agave syrup, maple syrup, honey, any sort of bread, fruit juices, dried fruits, raw organic cane juice/sugar, coconut sugar, etc,
Pretty much, if you think it’s questionable, it probably is. The only natural form of sugar that we are allowing on this 21 day cleanse is fresh fruit- and only in limited amounts. Remember that fruit does contain natural sugar so we want to limit our consumption. No more than one piece of fruit per day outside of workout times. An additional, immediate post work out fruit is allowed.
The challenge will officially start on Monday, January 26th. Stop thinking about it and just commit. Push yourself to do something outside of your normal habits and routine. Rid your body of those unhealthy sugar cravings!

Back Squat

WOD (15 minutes hard cap)
Thruster (115,75)
Box Jump (30,24)

Level 3- (27,22)
Level 2- (95,65), (24,20)
Level 1- (75,45)

Conditioning Class: WOD
5 minutes of rowing; Rest 2:30
4 minutes of rowing; Rest 2:00
3 minutes of rowing; Rest 1:30
2 minutes of rowing; Rest 1:00
1 minute of rowing

WOD Credit: CompTrain

Conditioning Class: Core
Hollow Rocks
*After each set, perform 20 flutter kicks


  • Ryan Gould

    01/21/2015 @ 3:59 pm

    Back Squats: #185 x 5
    WOD: 14:42 @ #95 thrusters and 30″ box
    cut it pretty close on this one!

  • Paul

    01/21/2015 @ 12:58 am

    back squat: 265
    wod: 9:32 rx

  • jason barrow

    01/21/2015 @ 12:45 am

    Squat: 265×5
    WOD: 12:42 Rx

  • Trevor Crean

    01/21/2015 @ 12:29 am

    Squat: 185#
    WOD: 10:05 w/ 95# thruster and 30 inch box.

  • Andrea Cooke

    01/20/2015 @ 11:52 pm

    Squat: 265×5
    Wod:4:49 rx

  • Jason

    01/20/2015 @ 6:59 pm

    Wait….so the subject of this WOD entry was labor pains……… is that a hint??

  • lizowiz

    01/20/2015 @ 6:57 pm

    Back Squat 155
    WOD: 8:30 Rx

  • Brian M. Maser

    01/20/2015 @ 5:08 pm

    BS: 285#
    WOD: 9:47 Rx

  • Petra

    01/20/2015 @ 1:34 pm

    Strength: 135#
    WOD: 8:30 L2

  • Sanchez

    01/20/2015 @ 1:18 pm

    HB Back Squat: 355×5
    WOD: 12:06 (115lbs, 24 inch step-ups)

  • Diana O'Neil

    01/20/2015 @ 12:56 pm

    200#x5 BS
    WOD 8:42 Rx

    • Petra

      01/20/2015 @ 4:02 pm

      So glad you found a proper squatting partner. 🙂 Impressive!

  • Frawls

    01/20/2015 @ 12:51 pm

    265#x5 BS. WOD: 8:48 95# and 30″. First thrusters in 2 months. Getting closer.

  • melstec

    01/20/2015 @ 12:26 pm

    Strength: 155# – need to get back to squatting
    WOD: 6:59 rx

  • Jason

    01/20/2015 @ 11:52 am

    185#x5 on the HBBS, easing back into it, only goal right now is to recover some fitness and not get hurt or have any setbacks.
    8:45 on the WOD at 27″ and 75# thrusters

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