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Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 1.14.14

*A quick edit!  The CrossFit Open overlords have decided that the WOD will be released late on Thursday night this year.  As such, we will be completing the CrossFit Open WODs during season (starting Feb. 27th!) on Fridays of every week.  This means we will also be PRACTICING the WODs on Fridays as well – […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 11.22.13

Thinking outside the Box: Perspective. A little encouragement from a CrossFit Games athlete. Photo by Hudson Handel. WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Lat Stretch (take your pick!) on each side – 1 minute per side. Pec Minor Release, 1 minute on each side. 10 Hollow Rocks, 10 Superman Rocks, 1 1-minute plank. Then, grab […]

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Workout of the Day: Thursday, 8.29.13

Today’s WOD is going to make your shoulders feel VERY funny – while throwing in a little high-volume pressing is a big part of staying ready for anything, it’s important to counteract ANY training you do with thorough recovery.  Check out this blog post from Dr. Perry Nickelston of Stop Chasing Pain on a simple […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 6.1.13

HYBRID/ADVANCED with Jim, 9-11am and 1-3pm. OLY BASICS, with Jim, Chris, and Erin, 11-1230pm. WORKOUT OF THE DAY, with Chris and Erin, 9am. SQUATTING ONLY, with Chris and Erin, 10am. We’re going to Reading Terminal at 8am today!  Come with us and check out all the details here. If you haven’t already, make sure you […]

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Workout of the Day: Thursday, 4.25.13

GYMNASTICS, with Danny, at 6am, 530pm and 630pm. ADVANCED OLY, with Jim, 3-5pm, 5-7pm, 7-9pm. SQUATTING ONLY, with Danny, at 430pm. A great post from Stormy on her experience with long-distance running with minimal training outside of CF (hint: her results were not negative…) :) Below, a very dapper Danny demonstrates the “lat pull-down” portion […]

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Workout of the Day, 3.28.13

HYBRID/ADVANCED OLY, with Jim, 530-730pm, and 730-930pm. Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. – John Wooden New member, Jen Rosenthal, pregnant and flipping the big tire at the noon session while her nooner comrades look on. WORKOUT 13.4 – a FULL description.  Read through […]

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Workout of the Day, 3.19.13

GYMNASTICS, with Erin, at 6am, 430pm and 630pm. We are working on rolling pistols (see here for more details!) and the false grip muscle-up. FOUNDATIONS, with Greg, at 530pm. ROWING, with Greg, at 630pm. Programming coming soon! HYBRID/ADVANCED OLY, with Jim, at 530-730pm and 730-930pm. Below: Brian G. setting himself up for an overhead squat […]

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Workout of the Day, 3.12.13

FOUNDATIONS, with Greg, at 530pm. Clair stands up with a 75lb. snatch mid-WOD last Thursday while Andrea judges.  Great work from both of these new CFCC athletes! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Lax Ball Pecs on Floor – 3 minutes, Lax Ball Upper Traps in Glute Bridge – 3 minutes.  Band Pec Stretch, 30 seconds […]

Friday, 8/31/12

LIKE OLYMPIC LIFTING?  Wanna see just how much in just one month?  SIGN UP for the hookgrip Classic! OR, if you’d just like to watch the madness go down, sign up as a spectator (it’s free!) Weekend Reading: From Mark’s Daily Apple. On Cholesterol, Part 1. On Cholesterol, Part 2. Some light comedy: Tracy Jordan, […]

New Programming – for Peach Season?

There is no such thing as an un-fit Gymnast… and in light of the summer where many of our members are abroad and away, and many are simply looking to hone their bodyweight movements, we are taking some time (8 weeks to be exact) to focus a little more closely on some of the (admittedly) […]