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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 12.11.13

Below, a 19 year old lifter (Kuo Hsing-Chun (-58kg, Chinese Taipei)) cleaning 136kg with ease at the 2013 WWC even with a noticeable jump forward (unusual at the elite level). She is 20 years old. Look at the 4th, 5th, and 6th frame and stay THAT close to your power cleans today to make them […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 12.9.13

The Rittenhouse Run + Brunch sign-up is here! Also, are you interested in using your powers for GOOD this Holiday season?  Talk to the friendly people at the CFCC desk about how we’re hoping to give back! Also, in case you missed it, here’s a little Monday Motivation for you: Below, Liberty Barbell Club strutting […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 12.7.13

Are you interested in Olympic Lifting for sport? This meet is coming up at the end of January and the Olympic Lifting Club at CFCC (Liberty Barbell Club!) is designed to create and prepare athletes for competitive Olympic-Style Weightlifting. If you want to learn to lift like Jay and Zoda, email erin@crossfitcc.com so we can […]

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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, 10.16.13

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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Workout of the Day: Sunday, 10.6.13

All classes today are cancelled for the second day of the hookgrip Classic – come out and watch! Today’s lifters range from University athletes to American Record Holders. We SWEAR their olympic lifting prowess is contagious! The tee below is made by Danny and available for $20 even if you aren’t at the hookgrip Classic. […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 10.5.13

The hookgrip Classic is today! Come out and watch OR, follow the two-day competition from home on Liberty Barbell Club’s Facebook Page. “The Universe is constituted to maximize play. The best games are not those in which all goes smoothly to conclusion, but those in which the outcome is always in doubt. The geometry of […]

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Workout of the Day: Saturday, 9.28.13

Weekend Reading for the BCCC: Simple Paleo Tortillas – easily stored and easy to make! Chorizo & Kale Crockpot Soup – delicious, nutritious, and takes NO time. Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash – paleo does NOT mean low carb.  If you’re craving something sweet – try this! Game Day Paleo Hot Wings – a tried and […]

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 […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 8.23.13

Slow it down, some relevant thoughts from Diane Fu: “Most of us will be snatching loads well under what we can deadlift so what’s the rush? We know we can handle picking the barbell up. Try instead doing a 3, 2, 1 count as you come off the floor; and as soon as you pass […]