Science Just Discovered Something Amazing About What Childhood Piano Lessons Did to You

If your parents forced you to practice your scales by saying it would "build character," they were onto something. The Washington Post reports that one of the largest scientific studies into music's effect on the brain has found something striking: Musical training doesn't just affect your musical ability — it provides tremendous benefits to children's emotional and behavioral maturation.

Check out the article here

WOD 101316

What is the nicest thing a friend has ever done for you?

Warm-Up 8

Dynamics
Rowing Technique
Foam Roll
2 x 10
Ring Rows
Ring Pushups

Warm-Up 8

Dynamics
Rowing Technique
Foam Roll
2 x 10
Ring Rows
Ring Pushups

Rope Climb

Three sets of:
Rope Climbs x 1-2 reps
(Practice progressions)
Rest 90 seconds

Ring or Stationary Dips x 5-10 reps
(more advanced athletes may perform the dips from high rings – starting each set with a muscle-up)
Rest 90 seconds

Metcon (4 Rounds for reps)

Against a 2-minute running clock, complete:
20/10 Calories of Assault Bike or Rowing
115/75 lb Push Press x max reps

Rest 2 minutes between sets, and complete a total of four sets.

Cash Out

200 Double Unders

Out of Town WOD

10 ROUNDS FOR TIME: 10 WALKING LUNGES 10 PUSHUPS

Comment

CrossFit Journal: The Performance-Based Lifestyle Resource