“Will lifting heavy weights make me big?”
“I don’t want to lift heavy weights … I’m afraid they’re going to bulk me up.” “I don’t want to get big. I like looking like a girl!” We hear statements like this all the time from girls who are worried that lifting heavy weights is going…
WOD- 6/12/12: “Deadly Push Up”
WOD: “Deadly Push Up”
A1. Front Squat, 5,5,5,5,5. Complete 5 reps of a front squat, 5 rounds. Rest between rounds. Athlete adds weight each round. Keep tempo consistent working to a heavy 5.
B1. “Deadly Push Up.” Complete 10 rounds AFAHP or work for 20 min. which ever comes first.
- 10 DeadLift
- 10 Push Ups
- 100m Sprint
HOD for 6/12: The Deadlift
We just invented a new term: HOD = Homework of the Day. Deadlift points of performance: Stance: feet hip-width apart. Bend at the hips and knees to lower down to the bar. Maintain the natural arch of your lower back throughout the exercise.(don’t round your…
The Fittest Man on the Planet
The Crossfit Games is the final stage of a three-stage journey. First comes the “Open” (which anyone can do out of a local box; results are submitted by video). Top finishers from the Open then go onto compete in the “Regionals,” and the top finishers from…
WOD 6/09/12: “Good Alone … Better Together”
In Teams of 4, complete:
- 400m Partner Carry
- 4000 lbs Ground to Overhead
- 100 pullups
- 200 Air Squat
- 400m Partner Carry
Only 3 people can work at a time, 4th must hold plank position.
9AM’ers: Make sure you click on the details so you can see all of the great pictures from this morning!!
Results from 6/8/12 “30-20-10”
Don’t forget to record/remember your 3-rep max back squat (the last weight you got to in today’s progression), and how you felt about it. Was it too light? Could you have done more, or were you pretty much maxxed out? That way, the next time back squats…
9 minutes of work? Really? That’s it?
Last year, a friend of mine – who was just getting into Crossfit – sent me the following email: “Had my first Crossfit today. It was interesting. I can see how it’s great but it felt like a slow warmup. It was hard and good,…
The CrossFit Box vs. The Local Gym.
WHY WE USE CROSSFIT. It’s precisely because we’re a CrossFit Affiliate that we’re different from the local Sports and Fitness…Centers. The following Blog Post offers our perspective on the differences between the two, and why we’ve elected to focus on CrossFit as our primary training…
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