Strong Lungs, Strong Lifts

DAILY MOTIVATION

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Have you heard of the book “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running”? Well this quote encapsulates “What I Talk About When I Talk About DISCIPLINE”!

D>S>P

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DAILY FEATURE: Foods to Eat for Lung Health

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Food is not something that one normally associates with maintaining healthy lungs. Usually, we all think about increasing our cardio-respiratory capacity or living in an area with low air pollution. Even though these are things that will improve lung health there is also certain types of foods to eat that improve lung function and fight off diseases that can affect the lungs. Check out this article posted by Sun Warrior Raw Vegan Super Foods and Supplements on the Top 14 Foods for Lung Health. It contains not only the list, but how each food specifically benefits your lungs. If you are having some breathing issues or just want to maintain or improve you lung functionality consider adding some of these to your regular diet.

After all, what Cross Fit or endurance athlete doesn’t want stronger lungs!

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CROSSFIT ENDURANCE WOD

MORNING SESSION

Warm-up: 500m row, 3 ring dips x 3, 8 KB swings @ 25lbs x 3, 10 A/S x 3.

Strength: ME dead lift

  • Completed @ 115lbs.

Conditioning WOD: 1/2 Cindy

  • Completed 9 full rounds + 5 pull-ups, 10 push-ups, and 3 A/S for a total of 288 reps.
AFTERNOON SESSION
Warm-up: 500m row, 50yd free, 100yd free, 150 yd kick.
Swimming: Repeat 500m resting 3:00 until form/pace dissipates
  • Completed 2 iterations with times of 10:56 and 11:36 (I think I swam an extra lap on the second iteration. I’d like to think I wasn’t moving that slow…)
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