Monitoring Training, part 2 – ANS and the Stress Response

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Last week, we looked at some ways to monitor your central nervous system function. This week we’ll begin to look at the autonomic nervous system. But, to understand how it all works, we need to take a look under the hood and see what’s going on. We’ll start with a short, simplified primer on the nervous system, then a look … Read More

Block 3 – Week 2

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Jamie Giltner, a member at CFPDX since 2010, was deployed to Afghanistan 30 days ago. His deployment is for 180 days, so 1/6 of the way through. During this Veterans Day, we are putting a care package together for him. You can help us make a sweet care package by “buying” $10 worth of goodies towards it by clicking here. … Read More

Monitoring Training, part 1 – CNS

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The goal of any athletic training, no matter your goals, should be to make the best progress possible. This is pretty common knowledge. Everyone seems to know that if you do too little or infrequent training, you won’t reach your goal very fast if at all. What seems lost on many is that this is true on the other side … Read More

Block 3 – Week 1

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Monday Priority 1 Warm Up 1) Jump Rope -4 min 2) Shoulder Seq WOD Week 7 of 11  Block 3 – week 1 Strength/Power endurance A. 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 rep rounds: Bench Press @70% of your best single from last week Box Jumps 30/24″ – step down each rep!! B1. Scap Pullups: 2 x 6-10 @1013; rest 60 sec B2. Side Lying … Read More