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Workout of the Day: Monday, 3.16.15

Recovery How the body adapts to the stress of exercise and training effects can be different for everyone. The open can be a stressful time for some, and you might be feeling more “beat up” then usual. When it comes to recovery, it’s important to understand why it is important, and what it can do to improve performance, as […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 3.2.15

15.1 in the Books! Amazing job by everyone who completed 15.1 this past weekend. The energy in the gym from the announcement party on Thursday, all the way through open gym on Sunday has been  phenomenal to say the least. For those of you who are registered PLEASE make sure you submit your score immediately […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 2.13.15

Come Watch the In House Competition Tomorrow For those of you who are not competing or volunteering tomorrow, come spectate and cheer on your fellow CFCC members! Eight teams comprised of two men and two women will be led by their CFCC coach through three workouts to see who takes home the sword in our annual Pre-Open […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 2.2.15

The Open and Competition We are officially 4 weeks out from the beginning of the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Open. If you think the open isn’t for you, here are a few examples of athletes of different sizes and ages who are competing this year. Sign up today and represent Team CrossFit Center City in 2015! Speaking of competition, […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 1.12.15

Don’t forget the Perfect Your Pull-Up Seminar with Coach Chris is January 17th from 1-3pm. Whether you’re still struggling with unassisted pull-ups or want to take your kip to the next level, come out to hone your technique and learn progressions that will keep you healthy and safe as you develop your pullups in practice […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 1.5.15

WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: Foam roll quads/adductors 2 min, spiderman or wall quad stretch 1 min/side 2 Rounds: 10 wall facing squats, 10 t’s w/10 sec hold on last rep, 10 i’s w/10 sec hold on last rep, 30 second dead hang bar hold (on pull-up bar, wrap thumbs around, eyes forward, legs together) […]

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Workout of the Day: Tuesday, 12.2.14

  WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP: 3 rounds: 60ft Bottoms up kb waiters walk, SL DL w/kb x 10 (5/side), hanging scapular retraction x 10, kick up to handstand x 5 STRENGTH: A. Every 90 seconds x 5 sets Clean Grip DL + Hang Power Clean+ Power Clean *Starting at 70% of 1RM PC and building CONDITIONING: 3 Rounds 30 second row sprint […]

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Workout of the Day: Friday, 11.28.14

Another reminder, we have a truncated schedule today post Thanksgiving holiday. Please sign up for classes in Mindbody! Lydia Valentin, 2014 European Champion and two-time Olympian is coming to CrossFit Center City on December 14th. For more details check out the event page! WORKOUT OF THE DAY: MOVEMENT PREP:  Lax ball calves/bottom of feet x 1 min/side, […]

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Workout of the Day: Monday, 11.23.14

Congratulations to all of the athletes who competed in the Stache Showdown and Philadelphia Marathon events this weekend! We are especially proud of the 27 male and female teams on Saturday who braved the chilly morning to compete in the 3rd annual Stache Showdown to support Movember. The mustache, beard and flannel game were strong as […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 11.19.14

Dogwig Printing consistently produces beautiful apparel to help us rep the #BasementofDreams. Please give them a hand for stepping up as apparel sponsor for this year’s #stacheshowdown. Their generous donation towards the production of our STRONG shirts (below) will ensure that even more event dollars can go back to The Movember Project. The story behind […]