Today's Workout: 092412

Tymel

Back Squat 5-5-3-3-1-1

Then:

21-15-9 reps for time of:
GHD situpsl
Wallball "2-fer-1s", 20 pound ball

For older adults, does 'tweeting a friend, reading a newspaper, and picking up litter' qualify as 'being active?' Discuss.

"Hardship, in forcing us to exercise greater patience and forbearance in daily life, actually makes us stronger and more robust. From the daily experience of hardship comes a greater capacity to accept difficulties without losing our sense of inner calm. Of course, I do not advocate seeking out hardship as a way of life, but merely wish to suggest that, if you relate to it constructively, it can bring greater inner strength and fortitude." – the Dalai Lama. He's talking about emotional hardship, of course…but can we apply the same philosophy to physical development and maintenance?

If it is our responsibility to care for our elders, is it negligent to continually lower the bar on our definition of fitness?

The October 'Stories From The Gym' newsletter is coming out today! There are three GREAT interviews from Games athletes, some great news for Varsity athletes, and a long-awaited Move-A-Matics schedule, too! Check your inbox!

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