Last Mash of 2014

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Oh boy….   If you are like me you are still feeling the effects of a highly relaxed Christmas vacation…especially with some foods you don’t eat very often.  This little number, created by the inventor of the Mash himself, should help us feel back to normal….It probably just won’t feel that great during.   There… Read more »

Miranda Monster Mash

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  So….here it is!! The Monday Monster Mash of my creation!  The comments and feedback so far have been about the number of reps in a row of the movements.  That was by design.  Every year in the Open and especially at Regionals there is some nasty workout with a bunch of reps….and those are… Read more »

PRGNX Sounds

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  Progenex has a cool spotify account where they have had myself and several other athletes create playlists so you can listen our favorite workout beats during yours!  I had a blast making mine and I can’t think of anything I would rather listen to more.  To check out my playlists, and the others, visit… Read more »

Open Mash 11

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Leif Robinson.   Photo by @kylemacvisuals   Wrapping up the week here in Hawaii with the Progenex crew.  There will be more workouts coming your way from what we did here.  Wait til you see the TERRIBLE one Sam created.  But, today is Monday and as usual…we do the Mash.   Monday Monster Mash is… Read more »

Matt Chan Mash

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Matt and Cherie Chan are amazing coaches, athletes, friends and humans.. Today’s Monday Monster Mash, posted by CrossFit Linchpin and Pat Sherwood, is a little different than normal. There aren’t multiple crushing workouts with short rest in between. Nope. This is going to be worse, my friends. MUCH WORSE.   The programming for this week’s… Read more »

AMRAP MASH

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Kara Webb at the CrossFit Invitational   Photo from games.crossfit.com   It’s MONDAY!!!  We have a big week coming up with Thanksgiving and all…   Monday Monster Mash as usual! Programmed each week by Pat Sherwood. @sherwood215 @crossfitlinchpin   Vivendi Lab. Week 6. Monday.   AMRAP 3 Min 5 Back Squats 255/165 5 Bar Muscle… Read more »

Barbell Sprint Mash

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The best of the best after the Slave Stealer fundraiser this weekend. Photo from floelite.com   It’s Monday Monster Mash day and this one looks like it’s going to be AWESOME!  Oftentimes, Pat will call me during the week and get my thoughts on the upcoming mashes.  He gets very excited and really it’s like… Read more »

Straight Thru Mash

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It’s MONDAY!  Hope you’re SMILING!!   It’s day 8 of the new site and we haven’t taken a rest day.  One is coming.  As far as when or how often YOU should rest goes – it all depends.  Ask 50 Games athletes and they will probably give you 50 different answers….but one common theme will… Read more »

Way of Life

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  Choosing the picture for the first official post of the Vivendi Lab stressed me out a little – until I saw this one.  I can’t think of a pic, or a group of people, that could sum up what the new direction of what the site is all about more than this one.  Modus… Read more »

SMASH

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It’s Mash TIME!!!   Been doing the Mash every week?  Or is this your first time?   Either way….these workouts are designed with more in mind than just wrecking you….although that may happen.  Each workout is designed for a specific type of stimulus and you want to make sure that, if you need to, you… Read more »