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

New Domain Live

February 2, 2012By Tony MatesiNews No Comments

I’m excited to announce that the new domain launched successfully today! I’ve transfered everything over from the old wordpress blog and was able to easily import old posts to the new host. I’ll be tweaking the site often. Tonight I will be trying to catch a few more z’s than normal for it is a … Read More

Moving to New Domain!

February 1, 2012By Tony MatesiNews No Comments

Sometime this week I will be transferring over to my new domain. Once I transfer everything over to the new host and domain you will be able to access this blog by visiting www.LegendOfTheDeathRace.com. Stay tuned!

Workout of the Day 2-1-12

February 1, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Okay first I want to just say this, I love Chicago and I know what that means in regards to how unpredictable our weather tends to be, however, this warm then cold then warm bullshit is really starting to interfere with my training. I went for a nice run tonight which wasn’t too bad I … Read More