Yesterday’s WOD

April 30, 2012By Tony 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

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

April 16, 2012By Tony 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 Tony 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 Tony 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

Yes, It’s True…I Love Trails!

April 11, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts No Comments

Just got my new pair of Brooks Cascadia 7’s last night and of course I had to give them a go around today as soon as I made it home from work. These are the shoes that as of now I plan to use while competing in the Death Race. There will be an overall … Read More

Trail Runs Are My Favorite!

April 9, 2012By Tony 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 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.