Workout of the Day 2-27-12

February 27, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Spent some quality time knocking out this WOD today. I encourage everyone to give this one a go. Make it your workout for tomorrow. 10 Minute Time Limit: As Many Tire Flips as Possible With Ruck Sack/Weight Vest – I finished 130 flips with 40 lbs in the Ruck Sack 2 Mile Run at Race … Read More

Workout of the Day 2-21-12

February 21, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

I had a pretty fantastic workout with the exception of breaking the motor cover on our treadmill. From the looks of it, might be a better investment to simply upgrade this 13 year old machine. We’ll see, for now a temporary fix will have to suffice. Anyway onto the workout. 25 burpee to pull ups … Read More

Workout of the Day 2-20-12

February 20, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

When I got home from work today I realized I forgot to drop of my new prescription I just received from my doctor to help with my shoulder injury I’ve been suffering from for over a month now. DAMMIT! Quick thinking remedied this tedious task that was about to cut into my workout. Solution you … Read More

Review: Innerzyme Pain & Inflammation Blend

February 20, 2012By Tony MatesiProduct Reviews No Comments

Over a month ago I sustained a fair amount of injuries… I needed to heal from said injuries with as much haste as possible so I could make my appearance at the inaugural Tundra Challenge. For all my life I have been able to recover from most of my injuries at a faster rate than … Read More

Workout of the Day 2-15-12

February 15, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Today’s workout was simply 6000 Meters of Rowing on the row machine I have in my basement. What an amazing workout. Followed that up with some foam rolling and a little ab work, 50 crunchies and 50 sit-ups. About 30 minutes total to complete this workout.

Hiking and Chopping Wood

February 15, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts No Comments

If theres two things you can count on doing in the Death Race it’s chopping wood and without question some form of hiking will occur. Why not make a weekend morning afternoon out of it? This past Saturday I did just that but for once I didn’t have to go alone. I met up with … Read More

Active Recovery and Injury Rehabilitation/Prevention

February 15, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts 1 Comment

Every day does not need to be an extraordinarily difficult, balls-to-the-wall, superhero workout. Sometimes it’s good to take slow things down, and isolate the areas that need the most attention to prevent any serious injuries from arising. I’ve been nursing a few myself for over a month now. I’ve mentioned my right knee being a … Read More

How I Work-It-Out When Traveling

February 9, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

My post has to wait because I refuse to pay for hotel Internet even if my company paid for it. Therefore this post will be delayed until the time I arrive home Thursday evening. Now onto what you’re really here for. Today I had to catch an early flight out of o’hare to Kansas City … Read More

A Little This Plus A Little That Until We Reach 300

February 6, 2012By Tony MatesiNutrition, Workouts No Comments

This is one of my many combinations that add up to 300 inspired from the old 300 Workouts. I haven’t done one of these in over a year. For time:   25 pull-ups 50 bosu ball squats with weight 50 “floor wipers” (a core and shoulders exercise at 135 pounds) 50 burpees 50 push-ups 50 … Read More

While You Went Drinking I Was Late Night Training

February 4, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Last night I came home from work. ate some chicken, brown rice and broccoli (my go-to healthy meal), and then I laid down and took a 2.5 hour nap to prepare for the night ahead. I woke up around midnight and began preparing everything I would be taking with me for the evening hike. I … Read More