Some new boxes and new Kettlebells.
The boxes are irrigation boxes you can pick up a any major hardware store. These are about 13″ high, and cost between $25 and $35 a piece. They are pretty solid and should be able to handle just about every client you can throw on them.
The Kbs were bought locally at “Play It Again Sports” for roughly $1.00 per lb! The handle shape and finish seems as nice as the premium ones(Dragon Door Kbs on the left). These “Apollo” ones also come with a rubber base. I am not sure if this will change the quality of the ‘bell’ itself (deterioration etc), only time and reps will tell.
2 rounds of the following “Paced” workout:
Row 400m or Air dyne (record time for row if doing this by yourself)
Wall Ball – 20lb ball, 10 ft target
When doing this with others, their time on the row is your time to do as many reps of the other exercises as possible (The lower your time on the row, the less time they will have to complete their reps). If you are doing this by yourself, use your own time to ‘pace’ your other exercises.
Post total number of reps and total time to comments.
“By comparing these findings to classical texts that record details of their endurance, he realized that the rowers of ancient Athens â€“ around 500BC â€“ would had to have been highly elite athletes, even by modern day standards.”
Possibly another argument for the “Paleo” diet. . . and I wonder how CrossFitters would compare to the ancient rowers.
Post thoughts to comments.