Tomorrow’s Forecast: Thursday’s workout calls for running and rowing.
Recovery of the Week: Stretch #1 – Figure Four Rotation Spend 2 minutes on each side. Stretch #2 – Cat-Cow Stretch Spend 10 seconds in both positions completing 10 total repetitions. Stretch #3 – Posterior Shoulder Stretch Complete 2 sets of 1 minutes holds on each side.
Recipe of the Week: Each week we’re going to scour the internet for some interesting recipes and then cut out all the fluff and give you the information that pertains to actually making the meal. Don’t worry, the link to the source material will be given in case you would like to read the story of how they discovered the recipe. This week’s recipe is Stuffed Zucchinis with Taco Filling. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 bell pepper finely chopped 1 sweet onion finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 lb ground beef or turkey 4-5 zucchinis ends cut off, cut in half lengthwise and insides scooped out
Instructions: 1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2) Combine seasoning ingredients in a small bowl. 3) Sauté bell pepper, onion, ½ t. salt and ¼ t. pepper in olive oil for 3-5 minutes over medium heat in a large pan. 4) Add ground meat and continue cooking for an additional 7-10 minutes. 5) When meat is almost done cooking, drain liquid from pan and add seasoning ingredients. Continue cooking until meat is completely cooked through. 6) Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and place zucchini boats on it (cut-side up). 7) Drizzle a bit of olive oil and sprinkle salt on the inside of each boat, for seasoning. 8) Scoop even amounts of meat mixture into the 8-10 zucchini boats. 9) Cover boats with a sheet of aluminum foil and cook for 15 minutes. 10) Remove aluminum foil and continue cooking an additional 10-15 minutes, or until zucchinis are completely cooked. 11) Serve with chopped onions and enjoy!
“Odds Are Even” 20 Minute AMRAP:teams of 2 100 Meter Run 20 Lunges/Weighted Lunges (53/36) 20 KBS (53/36) Athletes switch after each exercise is complete. For example: athlete 1 completes the run, athlete 2 completes lunges, athlete 1 completes KBS, etc.
Tomorrow’s Forecast: Friday’s workout calls for double unders, burpees, dumbbell snatches, toes to bar, box jumps, and rope climbs.
Throwback of the Week: Back in 2011 we were doing sprint drills which involved someone pulling you backward as you tried to sprint. Earlier in the day, Chad accidentally let go of the band when a member named Shawn was running. Chad felt so guilty that he allowed Zoey (Monte’s daughter) to deliver the punishment. She was too nervous, so papa Cole stepped in.
Bench Press Build to a heavy set of 5 Tomorrow’s Forecast: Thursday’s workout calls for running, lunges, and kettlebell swings.
Recovery of the Week: Each week we will post a video with some recommended stretches based on the programmed workouts. Our goal is to keep everyone proactive with their recovery. See below for our video and stretch guidance. Stretch #1 – 90/90 Rotation Rotate between your left and right side spending 10-15 seconds on each side. Stretch #2 – Hamstring High Stretch Spend 2 minutes on each leg, periodically bringing your opposite leg down to the ground. Stretch #3 – Seated QL Release Perform 3 sets of 30 second holds on each side.