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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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Workout of the Day: Monday, 10.7.13

The hookgrip Classic was an AMAZING event – definitely the BEST Olympic Lifting meet we have EVER run – and I just wanted to extend one more note of gratitude to the volunteers who helped and those of you who came by to cheer.  It was a weekend to remember, and you all helped to […]

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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 […]

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Workout of the Day: Wednesday, 9.25.13

THIS IS THE FINAL DAY OF MEASUREMENTS FOR THE BCCC – THE TIMES ARE: Wednesday, 9/25 7-9AM (Meg); Wednesday, 9/25 4:30-7:30pm (Greg) ALSO, CROSSFIT TOTAL sign-up is now up on MINDBODY under “Seminars” – Sign up soon to get the spot that works best for you! Basa watching Josh snatching in Hybrid Oly. Where Josh […]

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 […]