You know the drill, Vikings: from August 1st through the 5th, we’ll test 400 m sprint times, and again from the 26th through the 31st. There are spots on the trophy for most improved and fastest times! 3-2-1-GO!
It’s pretty simple: flip our big-ass tractor tire for a distance of 50 meters, as fast as you can. Then do it again at the end of the month, and see how much faster you can do it! There are two categories: single and tandem. If you enter as tandem, you MUST do your final
Actually, the full quote is “Do not let the perfect be the enemy of the good.” Voltaire said that. I tend to paraphrase it. This was a very hard lesson for me to learn, and it’s still not drilled into my head… I catch myself making this error repeatedly. And, it bugs me because I
Everyone seems to love this lift… and, while it’s arguably the least functional one we do, it has its uses. So, April’s challenge is the bench press, 1 rep max. You all know the drill; we’ll do initial tests over the first three days of the month, and record final submissions during the last three
Yep! Everyone’s very favorite is the challenge this month… or, possibly I’ll get bludgeoned with a kettlebell…. The challenge is straightforward: for men and for women, there are winners for fastest time and most improved. You’re strongly encouraged to take the initiative to get some burpee work in; add them to your warm-up, request swapping
Now is ALWAYS the time to take one’s fitness in hand, but there’s definitely something “special” about New Years; the ticking off of the passage of time seems to motivate us mortals pretty strongly. So, we’re offering a few specials to help folks get kick-started, so be sure to tell your friends! These will last
This month’s QFit Challenge is a one rep max Press. All participants must submit their initial entry by January 10th. We’ll then re-test by the 31st. For men and women, categories are heaviest press, and most improved press. As always, take the initiative to get the extra work in! Good luck!
By Teddie Linder, T’ai Chi Instructor T’ai Chi is an unusual exercise form in that it descends from martial arts practiced up to 1,200 years ago in China. The legends of its origin are many and varied, but have a common theme that the founds were great students of nature, and developed the movements of
It’s an exciting time for QuantumFit! As you may have heard, we’ve expanded our jiujitsu program, and added kickboxing. We’re calling it “QuantumFight” (catchy, huh?). If you want to train with the aim of competing at any level in jiujitsu, kickboxing, or MMA, this is a great program with a solid coach (in the person
October’s Challenge is Standing Long Jump! The Rules: each participant will complete a standing long jump test between now and October 5th. The jump distance is measured from the toes at the start line to the heel of the back-most foot upon landing. The athlete’s back-most foot must not shift after landing, and their hands