SPARTAN PERFORMANCE                                  CROSSFIT SUFFOLK


15-12-9-6-3 reps for time of:
135 pound Power clean
Bar-facing burpee


Jesse Bazarnick on today's WOD – video [wmv] [mov](Courtesy of CrossFit.com)





Are You Ready To Overhead Press?    "In a perfect world, everyone would overhead press. Grandma would hoist barbells while she baked pies, and setting a pressing PR would be an excused absence from school."Todd Bumgardner for TNation.com


Older Athletes Push The Limits   "What enables older athletes like these to continue to perform with such excellence? That's not entirely clear to researchers. Genetics, experience, training and stellar fitness all play a role, and scientists are trying to learn just how far these variables can go in counteracting the inevitable physiological declines that happen with aging."

But one thing does seem clear: When it comes to elite athletic performance, aging "is not a death sentence," St. Pierre says.—Amanda Mascarelli, Special to the Los Angeles Times

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