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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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Workout of the Day: Sunday, 4.13.14

“Sunday Benchmark Workout” Each Sunday will feature a benchmark workout during this cycle! SMR: General Foam Roll/Lax Ball, 5 min Movement Prep: Track Warm Up Skill Review:  American Kettlebell Swing Conditioning: “Helen” – Three rounds for time Run 400m 21 Kettlebell Swings (1.5/1) 12 Pullups Don’t forget to buy tickets for CrossFit Regionals HERE 

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 4.12.14

“BRING-A-FRIEND” WORKOUT OF THE DAY: Many of you have been asking about the structure of “Bring a Friend” workouts. The deal is that ANY member can join but the workout stimulus will be geared toward athletes new to CrossFit. That doesn’t mean the work won’t be challenging!  Additionally, you can “Bring a Friend” that’s interested […]

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So you want to try an Olympic Weightlifting meet…

Whether you’re entering the world of weightlifting from a CrossFit background or dipping your toe into the competitive world for the first time, you’ve discovered a sport that’s simultaneously empowering, challenging and humbling – and if you play your cards right, can be enjoyed for years to come. The sport of Olympic weightlifting is not […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 4.8.14

The weather is improving! Expect more outdoor training in the coming months! Here is Coach Chris explaining the dumbbell snatch. Movement Prep: -Lax Ball Glutes, 1 min/side -Bretzels, 1 min/pose 2 rounds: -30ft SLDL w/ forward reach -10 Lat Pull downs Activation: -Kneeling Jumps 5×3 -Scale by doing Pause Jump Squats Strength: -Speed Deadlift, work […]

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Workout of the Day: Day of the Week, 4.10.14

  Movement Prep: Foam roll as needed (5 min) Skill:  Barbell Warm Up Strength: Clean Complex 12 min EOMOM @ 65% Pause at knee Deadlift, Power Clean, Hang Clean Scale for beginners – Hang Power Clean x3 *Hands stay on the bar through entire complex Conditioning: 15 min AMRAP -250m Row -16 Alternating Toes to […]

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Workout of the Day: Day of the Week, 4.9.14

IT’S BENCH DAY, BRO!   Here is an easy way to prep the shoulders for pressing movements.  The banded pull apart series is a great way to improve posture while strengthening the rotator cuff.  Consider adding it to your daily warm ups! Here is Eric Cressey describing common errors associated with the banded pull apart […]

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