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What the staff at CFCC is thankful for in 2014!

So by now we hope you are all snuggled up in your homes, waiting for turkey, and enjoying the holiday. While you wait, we thought you might want to know what some of the staff at CFCC is thankful for in 2014! From Jordan, our charming concert-going, dog-sitting Front Desk guru: 1. Maddox 2. Paul 3. […]

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Collegiate Nationals, a review.

For those of you who have been hiding gleefully in a pile of leaves somewhere in autumnal Philadelphia, Liberty Barbell Club spent the weekend of September 27th and 28th taking 4 of 6 qualified athletes to Collegiate Nationals to compete. The 6 qualified athletes were: Silvana Gonzales, Lizette Salomon, Paige Alexander, Leah Pandiscia, Ryan Basa, and Mike Zoda. The […]

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CFCC GETS GYM-NASTY: A THREE-PART SEMINAR

  CFCC GETS GYM-NASTY: A THREE PART SERIES CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Cost: $25/session for CFCC members, $50/session for non-members. Preregister for all three sessions and receive a discounted rate!  This three-part series is intended to help new and advanced athletes develop gymnastics skills that will aid in general physical preparedness and are an essential […]

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2014 hookgrip Classic Registration Posted!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL START LIST! WHAT: 2014 hookgrip Classic WHERE: Liberty Barbell Club, 1229 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19107 WHEN: October 4th (Open) and 5th (Novice), 2014 COST: $60 for athletes, $5 for spectators Liberty Barbell Club is excited to host the 2014 hookgrip Classic! Novice men and women will lift on […]

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Workout of the Day: Sunday, 6.1.14

Don’t forget there’s Open Gym today from 8-10am – come in and work on what you missed or whatever it is that you are trying to get better! ROWING: MOVEMENT PREP: 2:00 Row @ 22 SPM 2:00 Row @ 24 SPM 2:00 Row @ 26 SPM 2:00 Row @ 28 SPM 2:00 Row @ 30 […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 5.28.14

FOR ALL YOU RECHARGERS! Reading Terminal Market: Learn how to navigate this amazing local resource to find the best quality meats, veggies, and other healthy staples in a way that allows you to stick to a sustainable budget AND support area farms and producers. We’re meeting at CFCC at 7:45am this Saturday (5/31) and will walk over together to […]

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Behind the Scenes at Regionals 2014: Things that are Things.

I am definitely exhausted from an amazing weekend of emotions and physical activity, but I had to get all the below written out before it left my head.  I wanted to have the chance to tell you all the story of how this team happened and for those of you who aren’t able to tell […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 5.23.14

WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Lax Ball Shoulders as needed, 5 minutes. Banded Lat Stretch, Tabata. Then, 3 rounds of: 10 reps T-Spine Rainbow, 10 reps Wall Slides. To view this warm-up, go here.  SKILL WORK: EMOM for 14 minutes of: Odd: 30 seconds of Double Unders* Even: 30 second Handstand Hold (walk-up or […]

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Workout of the Day: Thursday, 5.22.14

THIS GUY (below) is coaching a few classes for us while the Coaching Staff is away at Regionals.  Justin spent some time coaching at his previous affiliate after receiving his Level 1 CrossFit certification prior to coming to CFCC and he has generally offered his help for this weekend. Thank you so much, Justin!  You’ll […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 5.21.14

Below, Coach Morgan learns to handstand walk for the first time! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Lax Ball + KB to Psoas, 1 minute per side. KB to Adductors, 1 minute per side. Abdominal Brace, perform Tabata Holds. 2 rounds of: 10 Bird-dogs, 10 Single Leg Deadlifts (5 per side), 10 Spiderman Steps plus […]