Category: Pod Blog

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07MAR14

This was a challenging week in training because I had a large commitment to school.  I was able to carve out 2 hours four out of five days for training, and spent most of that time either in the pool or the Otter Sports Complex.  Going forward every pool session will have fins but I…

By ApexPredatorAthletics April 14, 2014 0

The Question of Crossfit

The following post was written by Coach Scheppler, it is at best incomplete at this time since the topic will require several postings from several parties before it can be condensed into one article.  Please email responses ready for editing to apexpredatorathletics@gmail.com If the CrossFit model has taught us anything with its relatively recent rise into popular culture,…

By ApexPredatorAthletics April 11, 2014 0

05APR14

Todays PT was conducted under time restraint at the beach next to campus.  PT was conducted in LSA boots and shorts with a 40 Lb ruck with 1 Liter of water in a bladder.  The workout was designed to simulate a coastal search and rescue mission tasking beginning at 1040 and with a 1200 hard…

By ApexPredatorAthletics April 7, 2014 0

01APR14

Todays PT was conducted at the Otter Sports Complex and Pool.  Swim was in trainer fins and mask.   Front Squat x12 @135 lbs x10 @155 lbs x8 @185 lbs x6 @195 lbs x4 @200 lbs   Dead Lift x6 @185 lbs x6 @225 lbs x3 @275 lbs x3 @315 lbs x3 @365 lbs  …

By ApexPredatorAthletics April 1, 2014 0

24MAR14-30MAR14

This weeks PT has been a mixture of beach work and leg focused pool work.  With the current status of my shoulder pending I am being forced to lean heavily on lower body intensive workouts.  I worked in several hikes this week both for active recovery but also to prep my body for a GRC…

By ApexPredatorAthletics March 30, 2014 0

13MAR14

Todays workout was conducted at the pool in full SAR kit.  The goal of todays workout was to build up leg and ankle strength with the intention of taking full kit to the sea next week.   x400 yrds Random stroke warm up x500 yrds Kick 4×100 yrds Underwater Sprint (1 Breath) x500 yrds Kick…

By ApexPredatorAthletics March 13, 2014 0

12MAR14

Workout 1 was conducted @ the Otter Sports Complex beginning at 11:30 then I went straight to the pool deck for workout 2.  Todays gear was goggles and TYR Fins but they were only used for subsurface work and the final 500. Workout 1 95 2×10 OHS 185 2×8 FS 225 2×6 BS 3×4 315 DL…

By ApexPredatorAthletics March 13, 2014 0

07MAR14

Work Out 1 Todays workout was conducted in gear, but not full kit, at a 25 yard pool.  Gear consisted of mask, snorkel, booties, and jet fins.  I wore a speedo base layer and some pt drag shorts.  The work out is designed to ease my return to working with SAR gear for conditioning purposes.…

By ApexPredatorAthletics March 8, 2014 0