Workout of the Day 8-23-12

August 23, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Run just under 9 miles of trails today. Climbed a rope I’ve been eyeing on my walks in the Forest Preserve near my work. Carried a log for a mile and a half starting around mile 6 of my run. Keeping it short and sweet tonight. With the Ultra Beast approaching trying to crank up … Read More

Yesterday’s WOD

April 30, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Yesterday I spread my workout out over the entire course of the day. I had a lot to do so I was basically squeezing in my workout how/where ever I could. Over the course of the day I did 30 Burpess 100 Calf Raises 100 Toe Raises 150 Sit-Ups 200 Penquins – Lay on your … Read More

My Behemoth of a Tire Has Arrived!

April 17, 2012By Anthony MatesiNews No Comments

Well it has finally arrived, my ginormous tire has finally made it here. It’s been sitting in a dirty lot for a while so I had to clean it off a little bit. It had to look like the dumbest thing anyone would do to a tire, scrub-a-dub-dub. During my little cleaning session I gave … Read More

2 Pairs of Shoes. 2 Laps. One Trail – Workout of the Day 4-16-12

April 16, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Today I set out to play on another new trail for me, my good friend Jon told me about while I was visiting him for his Marathon this past weekend. The trail is within a 10 minute drive from my house so I headed out as soon as I got home from work. The plan … Read More

Bring on the Hills!!! Workout of the Day 4-14-12

April 14, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Today I am down in O’Fallon,IL, a town about 15 minutes out from St. Louis, visiting my good friend Jon. He’s running in the STL Marathon tomorrow and I am planning to join him during his last 6.2 or so to help motivate and pace him. In preparation for the race Jon took me out … Read More

Workout of the Day 4-12-12

April 12, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Today was one of those days where I got home and I was internally battling with myself trying to decide whether or not to run. At the time I walked in the door my family’s dog, Link, was very determined to get someone to take him for a walk. What he’ll do is go jump … Read More

Trail Runs Are My Favorite!

April 9, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

After work today I went on a longer trail run and it was fantastic. Whipping through the trees, dipping, ducking, dodging, and weaving all around its an absolutely amazing feeling that words just cannot do justice. I noticed while I was out that hills are becoming less of a terror… I’ve made it a point … Read More

Workout of the Day 4-3-12

April 3, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Tonight I went for a speedy run, the first lap I pushed my self to alternate between sprinting and race pace. My overall results made me happy. I finished the day with 100 air squats, 100 v-ups, and 5 minutes of planking. It’s your turn now. Get out there and do a workout, make it … Read More

Workout of the Day 3-27-12

March 27, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Still working on the GoRuck Challenge write-up. I had the Shamrock Shuffle this past weekend which went ok but a shin splint after the first mile made it a bit unpleasant. Anyhow short workout today.   100 Burpees with Medicine Ball (held ball entire time including push-ups) 100 Tap, Twist and Stretch with Sand Bag … Read More

Workout of the Day 3-20-12

March 20, 2012By Anthony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

I’m in Green Bay right now at a hotel so I utilized what was available in my room. Thankfully there was a sturdy bench for box jumps. 250 Burpees 250 Box Jumps 100 Crunches 50 V-Ups Simple and definitely effective. Now time to go find myself a restaurant with a healthy meal for dinner.