Workout of the Day–June 18th, 2015
Grab your favorite workout buddy and come throw down on this deceptively simple workout. Don’t worry, we have plenty more planned to fill your hour with fun.
10 min AMRAP
10 Wall balls (20/14)
Score # of burpees completed; switch roles every 10 wall balls.
Strength: Front Squat 2-2-2-2-2
Americans Get Heavier
The Washington Post recently published an article detailing the evolution of weight in Americans over the last 50 years. It isn’t the most intellectually stimulating article and most of what it says is common knowledge to a well-educated crew like yourselves. Still, I found the article interesting and liked their analogies. The comparisons to historical weights for Americans and to our modern day counterparts in other countries made their points pop:
And while I know that we don’t have all the answers to what makes us overweight, I like the simplicity of their suggested causes:
And might I add, “we aren’t doing enough CrossFit”. You can read the full article here. Happy Thursday!