Forge Philosophy 4-28-08

“We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”
—Carlos Castaneda (1925-1998), author, philosopher

Today at the Forge, we hooked-up with “Angie”…100 pullups, 100 pushups, 100 squats, 100 situps…the pics below illustrate the progression of the pullup. Lots of hard work and perseverance go into developing this functional upper-body movement…Molly shows how it’s done…

from 0 to 56 pullups in 2 weeks!!!!

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7 Responses to “Forge Philosophy 4-28-08”

  1. moe says:

    Whoah! Thanks Vince. Think I could have done some more if I hadn’t ripped my hand open. Wish I did them all.

  2. John says:

    I took Angie home today. 27:32 and I felt every rep.

  3. iugirl says:

    Molly, looking good!! Keep it up. Look, Jeff sliced half his finger off and still threw weights the other day, so this ripping your hand open excuse won’t fly! 🙂 Dawn

  4. rodrigo says:

    Monday 4/28
    21-15-9
    Sumo High Pulls
    Box Jumps
    400 meter row Time: 14:51

  5. Brett W says:

    Sorry I missed Angie. I’ll be there Wed. Needed to rest the broken down back of mine. I hated it because I had a nice streak going.

  6. Jamie H. says:

    Ouch!!! I finished Angie as Rx’d in 28:36. I hope it is a long time before I see her again. Not a good one to come back to after a week off Crossfit. I ripped 4 times and my hands are a mess!

  7. the blacksmith says:

    nice work jamie….we are proud of our forge member ‘at large’…

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