Each new year provides an opportunity for a fresh start. It’s the perfect time to start new habits including eating healthier. Nutrition is the foundation for healthy living and helps you reach your optimal performance in each and every workout. That being said, we are ready to start our first Paleo Challenge of the year!
Entry into the contest starts tomorrow until Wednesday, January 18th, 2012. You must weigh in and provide a $5 entry fee to participate. The winner of this challenge will be determined by:
1) Amount of weight loss
2) Performance improvement on the Paleo WOD
3) Paleo Diet ***You will log your meals daily and earn 1 point for each Paleo snack, 2 points for each Paleo meal, and -2 points for each “cheat” food.***Accountability and self-discipline are the keys to winning!
The winner will receive the cash pot at the end of this 30 day challenge. Good luck!!!
Shoulder Press 5-5-5
Workout Of the Day:
PALEO CHALLENGE/ WODClub Open WOD #3
For Time do:
50 Toes to Bar (Masters abmat situps)
40 Box Jumps at 24″/20″
30 Bar Facing Burpees
20 Sumo Deadlift High Pulls
10 Overhead Squats
Weights for both Sumo Deadlift High Pulls and Overhead Squats are:
Men Women Mast. Men Mast. Women
#s 95 65 85 55
Masters Athletes do Abmat situps in replacement of Toe 2 Bar. The Situps standard is:
- Hands must cycle from touching ground at the ears to ground at the feet.
Toe to bar: Toes MUST touch bars, and at the bottom, the toes must go behind the knees and hips to indicate you hit the bottom.
Box Jumps: 2010 CrossFit Games Open standard. Must show control and full extension at top. Can not show full extension while in the air on the way down.
Bar facing burpees, must hit chest and you MUST be perpendicular to the bar when doing the burpee… if you are parallel or anything other than at a 90 degree angle to the bar, it is not a bar facing burpee and will be no-repped.
Sumo Deadlift High Pull: Elbows must be over the shoulders.
Overhead squat: Your hips must be below the knees and you must have full extension.