Author Archives: optimd2
Whole30: Week 1
This week, we officially started the Whole30! There is no doubt this first week will be tough, but I promise, it will get easier. After the next 30 days, you will feel like a new person! As you begin your … Continue reading
Happy New Year!
After celebrating our one year anniversary, welcoming several new clients and class members, plus a new and improved class format, we’d say that 2012 has been a successful year for OPTI! We are looking forward to the year ahead and … Continue reading
July?! Are you kidding me? Summer is in full effect, folks, and we are knee deep in the heat at OPTI. July workouts are going to be kick-ass, but sadly, I will not be there for much of it. (Sitting … Continue reading
May was an epic strength month here at OPTI. Some serious PRs were made, including: Joanne: 205 lb sumo deadlift Dana: 12kg chinup x3, 205 lb trap bar deadlift Peggy: 175 lb trap bar deadlift Matt: 44kg overhead press Mike: 36kg … Continue reading
Tasha posted this message to Facebook last week about Wednesday nights training session: “Tonight’s workout awesome…I really enjoyed this evening..lot’s of fun! I was soaked after the conditioning!! I really pushed myself…:) I’m looking forward to Saturday! May=Marvelous.” I am … Continue reading
April Training Focus and Suggested Reading
It’s officially Spring! Cold and rainy one day, warm and sunny the next, but there are always kettlebells in motion here at OPTI! This month, our advanced students are putting a heavy focus on bottom up cleans and presses. I … Continue reading
March is Overhead Press Month!
We had an amazing Pullup month in February! So many of you progressed rapidly and either got better at your technique, stronger at your vertical pulling, or both. I am really excited to post just some of these amazing accomplishments: … Continue reading
I’ve mentioned it several times-it doesn’t matter how tough you train and how well you eat, if you don’t do it CONSISTENTLY you will not see results! Some of you I see pop in and out of class, getting stronger … Continue reading
February is Pullup Month!
In case you haven’t all noticed, we have done A LOT of pullups and chinups this week! Coming from someone who has a HUGE pullup goal (24kg, for the RKC Iron Maiden) that I would like to reach by May, … Continue reading
What a great beginning to 2012 we have had so far! I am so excited to announce the following accomplishments, and as your coach, I cannot express the pride and elation I feel when witnessing you all achieve greatness. Recent … Continue reading