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GNU Fitness


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An Open Source Framework for achieving fitness goals.

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GNU Fitness

  1. 1. GNU Fitness<br />Gain a New Understanding<br />
  2. 2. Ben Sullins<br /><br />Shane Farmer<br /><br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />Origins<br />Fundamentals<br />Daily Builds<br />Nutrition<br />Workflow<br />Open Q&A<br />
  4. 4. Scope<br />What this is<br />Framework for becoming healthier and happier<br />Workouts designed for software developer / office worker<br />Nutrition focused on foods we were meant to eat<br />A new understanding of fitness<br />What this is NOT<br />Easy<br />Quick<br />Gimmicky<br />P90X<br />CrossFit<br />Insanity<br />
  5. 5. Where are we now?<br />Ref:<br />
  6. 6. How did we get here?<br />
  7. 7. Skinny Nerdy Kid to ?<br />
  8. 8. GNU Fitness Begins<br />2x a week during lunch<br />Hardly any equipment at all<br />Only committed individuals<br />Game based workouts<br />Functionally sound movements<br />
  9. 9. 10.2 Miles<br />Starting Elevation ~6500 ft<br />Total Elevation Change ~6000 ft<br />Obstacles<br /><ul><li>Ice Bath
  10. 10. Rope Bridge across freezing lake
  11. 11. Electric Shock Mud Pit
  12. 12. Barb Wire Crawl
  13. 13. And many more…</li></ul>Probably the toughest event on the planet…<br />
  14. 14. GNU Fitness Crew atop Snow Valley<br />
  15. 15. Fundamentals<br />Functional Movements<br />Using machines to simulate lifting something is not the same as lifting something<br />Multiple Athletic Modalities<br />Without specific requirements we build a broad base level of fitness using multiple modalities<br />Game Mechanics<br />Each workout “Daily Build” has a quantitative outcome (eg. Score)<br />Performance vs. Aesthetics<br />If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it<br />
  16. 16. Daily Builds<br />Posted Tue, Wed, Thur<br />Warmup (15 min)<br />Strength/Conditioning (15-30 min)<br />For Time, Reps, or Weight<br />Examples of movements coming soon<br /><br />
  17. 17. Nutrition<br />How to plan<br />Meal planning etc.<br />What to avoid<br />Unnatural, processed, gimmicks<br />What to look for<br />Types of foods, macro nutrients etc.<br />Resources<br />Education section of the GNU Fitness store<br />
  18. 18. Workflow<br />Create profile on GNU Fitness website (<br />Organize group of coworkers<br />Find space for doing the workouts (outside works great)<br />Hire a coach to get you started w/ the basic movements<br />Follow the Daily Build and reply with results<br />Gain a New Understanding…<br />
  19. 19. Questions?<br />