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

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

Workout of the Day 1-30-12

January 30, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Got home late from my sisters Regionals Gymnastics Meet, which she rocked out by the way! Had to do a super short workout so I can get to sleep. For time: 1 Mile – 6:59 100 Burpees 1/2 Mile – 3:30 50 Burpees 1/4 Mile – 1:46 25 Burpees Total Time: 29min 30sec Those last … Read More

Workout of the Day 1-23-12

January 23, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Tonight was simple in concept, but proved to be a pretty wicked workout in execution. Warm-up 50 Burpees 50 crunches Workout 10 sets of 10 burpee to wide grip pull ups 3 sets of 8, 10 and 15 reps of alternating bicep curls with increased weight each set 1 set of bicep curls – burnout … Read More

Hiking in Busse Woods: Solo Training Camp

January 22, 2012By Tony MatesiTraining Camps, Workouts 1 Comment

So it ended up being just me, myself, and my rucksack today. Turns out some people were still sleeping or hungover this morning. So I got to Busse Woods and headed out around 9:45am this morning. I packed my slightly smaller rock today, I think it’s around 40lbs or so I’ll have weigh it one … Read More

Workout of the Day 1-18-12

January 18, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Today was not a pleasant workout. I wanted to try finding a more trail like route to run near my home so I ventured out in my car and parked near the Klein Creek Farm a couple miles from my home. I set out with my headlamp on and found it difficult to find an … Read More

Workout of the Day 1-17-12

January 17, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Went for another run with my ruck today. I made some modifications before I set out though. The past couple times I went out with my 50lb rock in the ruck I realized I needed to add some padding to avoid hurting my back from the jagged edges of the rock. I picked up some … Read More

Workout of the Day 1-16-12

January 16, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

Todays workout was short and sweet since I got home late from work. I opted for a 20 minute speed workout. The sequence is as follows: 50 burpee to tuck jumps 100 sit ups 50 bodyweight squats Circuit Series: each exercise in order for 3 sets 10 Tricep Pull downs 20 jumping lunges 10 medicine … Read More

What do you get with a Ruck, a Rock, and a Tire?

January 15, 2012By Tony MatesiWorkouts No Comments

A freaking outstanding workout thats what you get! Today I wanted to get some practice in having my ruck with weight on my back while I did my workout. Once I was ready I grabbed my rock and wrapped it in a towel, placed it in my ruck and strapped in. Then I went and … Read More