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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 4.23.14

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger   Kelly Starrett discussing shoulder positioning in the bench press: Wednesday: Movement Prep: Lax ball pecs (1 min/side) band pull apart series (10 reps in each position) 60ft crab […]

ohs

Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 4.22.14

Bring those running shoes and get ready for a partner WOD! Here are some easy mobility tips for improving your overhead squat Tuesday: Movement Prep: 2 rds: Low trap pull downs x10 Push up w/ plus x10 Lying T’s x10 Accessory: 3 sets of 5 reps of the wall facing PVC overhead squat Strength: 2×20 OHS - Warm […]

justin strongman

Workout of the Day: Monday, 4.21.14

Congratulations to those who competed in their first strongman competition! Way to make CFCC proud! Below, Jeff Martone talks about the kettlebell thruster.  Pay close attention to the front rack position. Here Mike Burgener explaining the 1 and 1/4 front squat Monday: Movement Prep: Spiderman Step w/ twist (5 per side) Lunge step to step up […]

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Workout of the Day: Sunday, 4.20.14

Sunday is all about the Benchmarks. Ring dips can be tough, but kipping is a good way to keep moving through your reps! SMR: Lax Ball pecs 10 passes/side – Lax ball Traps in glute bridge, 10 passes/side – Pec minor Release, 1 min/side Movement Prep: Track warmup Activation: Barbell Warmup, Review Ring Dip Benchmark: […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 4.19.14

Bring a Friend is at 11am Today. On a side note, we have a few CFCC athletes competing at South Mountain CrossFit for their first strongman competition today. Send them good vibes! 10AM “Strongman Inspired” Workout of the Day SMR: Lax ball pecs – 1 min/side, Lax ball glutes – 1 min/side Movement Prep: Prone […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 4.18.14

Saturday’s Bring a Friend Session is being moved from 9am to – 11am – this week. Only the best of friends CrossFit together. Also tonight is Ave’s and Cassie’s going away party.  Festivities will begin following our night classes.  Stop by, and bid farewell to some stellar people.  Friday SMR: Lax Ball Glutes, 10 passes/side […]

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Workout of the Day: Thursday, 4.17.14

Today we are doing our own version of “Nicole.” Make sure you take care of your hands. The video below is Donny Shankle explaining how to keep your mits clean. Thursday SMR: Foam Roll as needed, 5 min Bretzels, 1min/pose (4min total) Movement Prep: Barbell Warm Up Strength Complex: 3 Position Clean (Clean from position […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 4.16.14

 Bench Day!  Wear sleeveless shirts just in case. Solid Lunges from the morning crew Wednesday SMR: Lax ball Pecs, 10 raises/side Lax ball Shoulders, 1 min/side Movement Prep: Band Pull Apart Series, 10 reps/position – 60ft bear crawl – 60ft crab walk Accessory: Banded upper body walks 10 steps/side x 2 Strength: Superset: Barbell Bench Press 3×8@75-85% […]

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Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 4.15.14

If you have a sticky Overhead Squat, then come in early and start mobilizing! The video below is classic  KStar. Simple and effective. Above, Ross is fully focused on form. Tuesday SMR: Lax Ball Traps in Glute Bridge, 10 passes/side Lax Ball Kneeling Release, 30 sec/side Movement Prep: 2 rounds, Banded Low Trap Pull Down, […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 4.14.14

Week Two into our CrossFit Total 2 aka “The BRO-total”  Cycle.  This week we plan on shifting the volume of our work.  Make sure you take extra care of yourself. We like to use the analogy that our body is a bank. Look at exercise as withdraws, and mobility/rest as deposits. You can’t withdraw from […]

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