Need Some Motivation? Be a Champion!

April 5, 2012By Tony MatesiMotivation No Comments

We all need a little motivation to our asses off the couch from time to time. Today, I’m turning to an oldie but goodie to feed motivation into our blood streams. Get out there and be strong, be motivated, be an inspiration. Take someone with you, no one said you have to workout alone. We’re … Read More

Workout of the Day 4-3-12

April 3, 2012By Tony 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 3-28-12

March 29, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Well today felt almost like Christmas, my new Fiskars x27 Axe arrived today along with some KT Tape which is used to help minor injuries such as shin splints! So the workout I originally planned was immediately scrapped in favor of taking my new axe out and swinging it at all the wood stumps I … Read More

Workout of the Day 3-27-12

March 27, 2012By Tony 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 Tony 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.

Playing Catch-Up

March 20, 2012By Tony MatesiNews No Comments

I’ve been a bit MIA as of recent. I’ve been doing some traveling for work and haven’t had as much time to sit down and write up the workouts. Don’t worry though, I haven’t stopped and you shouldn’t either! Life can sometimes become chaotic, but there is always time to fit in a workout. I … Read More

Workout of the Day 3-6-12

March 6, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Make shift workout today… Quick 1.61 mile run in 12min 29sec. Very sore still from the 1000 Burpee Challenge. After my run I stayed outside to enjoy the amazing weather. 10 Standing Back Flips 25 Squat to Shoulder Press with one of my rocks and ruck sack on with  4olbs of weight 30 pushups with … Read More

The 1000 Burpee Challenge

March 4, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts 1 Comment

This weekend a bunch of crazies like myself headed out to the Winter Death Race in Vermont. I did not attend the WDR but I was monitoring their progress and I must say these athletes are all incredible, congrats to everyone who participated especially those who I have had the pleasure of meeting at previous … Read More

Review: New Balance MT10 Minimus Trail

March 2, 2012By Tony MatesiProduct Reviews 5 Comments

I’ve been running in the New Balance MT10 Minimus Trail shoes for a few months now. I first began my minimalist transition with a pair of Vibram Five Fingers, which I still use and love, but picked these up to see the difference between the two.  I have yet to put these through a full … Read More

Workout of the Day 2-29-12 Yay Leap Year!

February 29, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Tonight was my first attempt at throwing a memory challenge into the mix. Let’s just say I now know where I need to really focus more of my energy in preparing for the Death Race. I started out the workout with running up and down my stairs in my house. Starting from the top of … Read More