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2014 hookgrip Classic Registration Posted!

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 REGISTER HERE. Register early! We anticipate this meet selling out, and registration closes no matter what on 9/29/14. THE 2014 HOOKGRIP CLASSIC IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT. […]

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2014 Liberty Barbell Classic

Liberty Barbell Club is excited to host the 2014 Liberty Barbell Classic! When: Saturday, April 26 (Open) & Sunday, April 27 (Novice), 2014 Where: Liberty Barbell Club, 1229 Chestnut Street (Basement) Philadelphia, PA 19107 REGISTRATION IS OFFICIALLY CLOSED, and we’ve had an amazing turnout!  OFFICIAL START LISTS ARE LINKED BELOW. Questions or Issues? Email meg@crossfitcc.com.  2014 […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 1.15.14

A little weekend reading: Are you Recovering or are you just Resting? – there’s a DIFFERENCE! Why I’m Changing my Tune on the Paleo Diet – change is a good thing. “The will to win is nothing without the will to prepare.”  ― Juma Ikangaa COMP PRACTICE, 8-10am: led by Record. Are YOU interested in being […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 1.29.14

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Barbell on Traps […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 12.6.13

Sign up for the Rittenhouse Run + Brunch here! The Rittenhouse Run is an annual event that CFCC does in teams at Rittenhouse Park. The end objective is PURE FUN in the format of a kind of movement-oriented scavenger hunt. Everyone can participate, and ugly sweaters are mandatory strongly suggested. Come join us on Saturday, […]

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Liberty Barbell Club’s Fall Hybrid Cycles and Schedule Changes in Prep for the American Open!

“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations THE AMERICAN OPEN: A few of our own have recently qualified and plan to travel to Dallas, TX […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 10.23.13

Reminders: Fall Ball is THIS Friday, October 25th – bring a food or drink-type thing and come in costume for a WOD prior to the potluck! The Competitor’s Meeting is this Saturday, October 26th, 8-10am. This is the LAST day to be measured for the BCCC. The times are as follows: Wednesday 10/23 7-9am (Meg), Wednesday 5-7:30pm (Greg). Below, […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 10.16.13

FALL BALL is FRIDAY, October 25th! THE BCCC is coming to a close next week. The projected measurement times are as follows: Monday, 10/21 7-9am (Meg) Tuesday 10/22 4:30-6:30pm, 7:30-8pm (Greg) Wednesday 10/23 7-9am (Meg) Wednesday 5-7:30pm (Greg) *Remember, you’ll also have to complete your 3-minute Burpee Test at some point during the week!* In this position, Paige is preparing […]

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2013 hookgrip Classic Results

  The 2013 hookgrip Classic was a HUGE success! Liberty Barbell Club was thrilled to host nearly 90 lifters over two days, with representation from all over the city, state and even the country (yep, we had an athlete travel from Tucson Barbell Club in Arizona to lift in the Open Division). The weekend was […]

Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 9.17.13

The 17 Commandments of Rowing. <— a lot of great tips! Also, a whole bunch of videos that will help as well here. Below, Coach Basa clean and jerks 109kg (239.8lbs) at a bodyweight of 56kg (123.2lbs) – that’s a 6kg PR for him! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Foam Roll as needed, 3 minutes. Lat […]