*Wall jump = pick a spot on the wall a couple feet higher than your full extended reach and leap to that spot
Today’s conditioning GODSWOD is named after the king of the brocean himself, Broseidon. With a mighty trident in hand, Broseidon ruled over the vast oceans with a swole, iron fist, ensuring that all mermaids were always satisfied. He also frequently caused underwater earthquakes after eating bulking meals.
For those of you who never attended gym cotillion, here’s some tips on proper gym etiquette from Tatro, himself:
This barbell complex (a series of consecutive movements done with a barbell) was recommended to me by a fellow SwoleFIT brother, and it’s going to be a doozy. Choose a weight where you can maintain perfect form on every rep.
The GODSWOD today is named for the most iconic god of them all: Zeus. Towering from his throne atop Mount Olympus, he hurls thunderbolts down to earth whenever people piss him off or he’s bored. This is an amazing feat of strength as these lightning bolts weigh approximately 450 lbs each.
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Hulk Hogan once engaged Zeus in battle; here is the salvaged footage:
Just because it’s a physical rest day, doesn’t mean you can’t work your mind. In fact, I plan on dedicating the blog post every Sunday to a different “MWOD” if you will. (will you?)
After all the Easter shenanigans are over and you’ve completed your candy binge, I highly suggest you watch these two videos (click the links below) and learn yourself some book knowledge on the science of conditioning.
Lays out the difference (from a power output standpoint) between endurance athletes (like Lance “Integrity is my middle name” Armstrong) and explosive athletes (like Adrian “I have the same mutant power as Wolverine” Peterson)
I leave you with this inspirational quote:
“Swole of body, swole of mind, swole of spirit, forever my brothers and sisters in the harmony of the #SwoleFIT NATION.”