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Thursday, 11 February 2021

**“75% Emotional, 25% Physical”**

It’s said that the hardest part about anything is starting. And that once we just take that first step, the successive action seems to just fall into place. And there’s absolutely merit to that… an object in motion tends to stay in motion (Newton).

But beyond the surface we want to recognize the truth about us as human beings… that we are emotional creatures. And that our ultimate success is less dependant on the physical actions we take, and more on the emotional backings behind them.

We can conceptualize “successful action” in this way: 25% of it is the physical side. The actual hands in the dirt, grunt work. This stuff matters, of course. But these specific and granular “whats” only account to a quarter of the recipe.

75% of it is the emotional side. The story that plays between our ears as we’re underway. We’re going to hit bumps in the road, and how we internalize obstacles determines our path forward more than anything else. How do we respond when it’s a “bad day?”, and we’re missing every single snatch attempt?

When we think about it that way, successful action isn’t just about what we’re doing, and far more about how we’re doing it. Despite the battle being in our hands, it’s won in our mind.

Metcon for CF Unlimited & CF Lite

"Absolute Value"

3 Rounds:

Partner 1: 1 Minute Bike Calories

Partner 2: 1 Minute Bike Calories

Partner 1: 2 Minute Bike Calories

Partner 2: 2 Minute Bike Calories

Partner 1: 3 Minute Bike Calories

Partner 2: 3 Minute Bike Calories

During 1 Minute Break: 9 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

During 2 Minute Break: 15 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

During 3 Minute Break: 21 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

WORKOUT DESCRIPTION cos I know some of y'all scratchin' your dang heads..

* This partner workout is a set time take on a workout we've done in the past called "Team Tosh Sprints"

* Rather than running for distance and time, we'll bike for calories within a specific time frame

* This workout will take 36 minutes total to complete

* The score at the end of the workout is total calories accumulated as a team


* Before athletes can get back on the bike, they must complete the prescribed number of kettlebell swings

* **During 1 Minute Break:** 9 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

* **During 2 Minute Break:** 15 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

* **During 3 Minute Break:** 21 Kettlebell Swings (53/35)

* These swings finish all the way overhead

* Choose a weight you can swing unbroken each round..

(but I'll know if you went too light because you'll be too damn fast!)


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