December 18-21, 2018

This is always a busy time of the year as everyone prepares for Christmas. Sometimes the joy of giving is taken down by the overwhelming stress of making sure everything is perfect.

For me, it is more important to pay attention to the diet and make sure to keep exercise and body maintenance as a priority. Stress is relieved better by exercise than any other way in my opinion.

Recently, I have made my sauna functional and we have broken it in with some Fire and Ice sessions.

Laird Hamilton has incorporated both sauna and ice into his training and also into the XPT program. After talking with Taylor Somerville on my podcast (below) I tried it for my self for the first time.

I sat in the ice for 10 minutes then went to a hot sauna until I was uncomfortable. Then, 3 minutes in the ice with full submersion. Then, back to the sauna until I was uncomfortable and finished off with a dunk in the ice.

It was really nice and I slept like a baby last night. I look forward to bringing this in as a regular part of the training.


Front Squat 5-5-3-3-1-1-1

P1 15 cal assault bike

P2 5 burpees alternating with 5 pullups

AMRAP 12 min

Both partners work at the same time on the 2 stations but only switch when both partners finish. Then alternate burpees and pullups as you progress through the 12 min



Med ball squat cleans

Step ups @ 24'“




The 300 Workout

25 Pull-ups

50 Deadlifts, 135 lbs

50 Push-ups

50 Box Jumps, 24 in

50 Floor Wipers, 135 lbs

50 Dumbbell Clean & Jerks, 35 lbs

25 Pull-ups

For time


Row, 2 km

50 Wall Balls, 20 lbs, 10 ft

Row, 1 km

35 Wall Balls, 20 lbs, 10 ft

Row, 500 m

20 Wall Balls, 20 lbs, 10 ft

For time