Tuesday 141209

For time:
Row 1000 meters
50 Medicine ball cleans 20#(14#)
50 Hip extensions
50 Dumbbell walking lunges 40#(25#)
50 Ab-mat sit ups
Run 1 mile

Post time to BTWB.

Rowing, it's best with a friend.

Rowing, it’s best with a friend.

Interesting articles from around the Internet.  

Weightlifting is great because it will helps us look great and get swole, but another benefit to lifting heavy weights is the benefits it has on our mental health.  In the article, Can Weightlifting Help Your Brain Perform, research proves that regular resistance training can provide benefits to our mental well being including, improved memory, slowing of onset dementia, and a boost to our overall brain performance.

Going To Bed Late Can Increase Negative Thinking And Worry

Of course going to bed late can lead to sleep deficiency, but according to a new study, going to bed late can also lead to persistent worry and negative thinking.  This is the first study to link repetitive negative thinking (RNT) to sleep schedules.  Those in the study that considered themselves morning people displayed less RNT than the people in the study that considered themselves evening people.  

100 Tricks To Help You De-Stress

I’m pretty sure we all get stressed at some point.  If you don’t, not only am I jealous of you, but you may be a cyborg.  The above link provides a resource to 100 quick tricks to help you get rid of your stress.  Some are quite simple and others may require a little more work, but if they work, I think we can all agree that it’s worth it.

Reminder:

Verve is having an Ugly Sweater themed holiday party Saturday December 13th @ Jake’s starting at 7pm. All are welcome, including kids. There will be food, drinks, good conversation, and of course door prizes. We will also be accepting coats and winter clothing to be donated to the Denver Rescue Mission. Please RSVP to comments, or on our Facebook event page, with the number of people in your party.

 

 

 

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