SPARTAN PERFORMANCE                                        CROSSFIT SUFFOLK


CrossFit Games Event 8

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in Three minutes of:
20 calorie Row
30 Wallball Shots, 20 pound ball
20 Toes to bar
30 Box jumps, 24" box
20 Sumo-deadlit high-pull, 108 pound kettlebell
30 Burpees
20 Shoulder to overhead, 135 pounds
120 foot Sled pull, sled plus 165 pounds


Men Final Heat 2 CrossFit Games (Courtesy of CrossFit.com)  Click on this video of the final event, but you need ONLY watch up to 3:20 of the video to see what today's workout is like for the fittest men on the planet.  The whole video includes a Six minute version of today's WOD following the three minute version and ends with the athletes performing all of the above exercises for time!




 Really? The Claim: A Normal Heart Rate Is 60 To 100 Beats Per Minute   "Another study, published in The American Journal of Hypertension, found that a large group of adults who started out with resting heart rates above 80 beats a minute were more likely to become obese and develop diabetes after two decades."—Anahad O'Connor, NY Times


Because   "We like to think that we're rational beings but in reality there is a lot going on behind the scenes in our mind to determine our behavior. In many cases, our decisions are made by a subconscious impulse – a heuristic – and it is only after the fact that we rationalize or justify the decision with logic in order to avoid cognitive dissonance."Craig Weller, Barefoot Fitness

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