Category Archives: Tips/Movements

14.5 You decide!

14.5   I’m not going to post stats about the athletes this time cause that would fill page after page. One word. “Champs”   Rich Froning Jason Khalipa Graham Holmberg Annie Thorisdottir Sam Briggs   14.4 Opened a awesome door with the rower. Behind that door, is CrossFit. Anything is fair game in my eyes…
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14.4 You decide!

14.4 Showdown- Who is at the release? Josh Bridges 2013 Open 3rd place. 2011 & 2013 Won his region. 2012 Out due to work obligations.  Finished 7th in 2013 Games.      Scott Panchik 2013 open finished 4th. "Burpee man" 1st in the world with 161 reps in 7 min for 12.1. Despite being in separate regions, Scott beat Josh in…
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14.3 data, you decide!

Last week we hit the nail on the head with 14.2. This week is a little harder because Castro is, well... Castro.(he does what he wants, and we love it)  So be ready for anything.   Lets meet the athletes- Alessandra Pichelli Awesomeness: She won "legless" in the 2013 games, in fact she made it…
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14.2 “CLB vs Spider monkey”

14.2 You make the guess what it will be!   Who will be the athletes in the release?  Camille Leblanc-Bazinet Fran: 2:04 Grace: 1:40 Helen: 7:20 Filthy 50: 0:00 Sprint 400m: 1:20 Run 5k: 0:00 Fight Gone Bad: 0       Talayna Fortunato   Fran: 2:08 Grace: 1:30 Helen: 7:39 Filthy 50: 0:00 Sprint 400m:…
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The Open

Approaching the CrossFit Open For you who are competing in the open with hopes of regionals, or the best score as possible in the open, it is your time. Training is over, change your mindset to competing. No more extra WOD's no more chasing 1 rep max's. Your number one goal is to complete all…
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Its a cherry life, if you pick it.

Its a cherry life, if you pick it.   CrossFit makes us better at life, it is the #1 reason we do it. We fight as we train, its our habit building blocks for the remainder of our day, week, year and lifetime. "For every action, there is a equal and opposite reaction". Newtons third…
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Maximize your time before the 2014 Open

Maximizing your time before the open Its close. We can smell it. The CrossFit open is upon us. 45 days to be exact. So how do we maximize these very import training sessions?   1)- Trust your training.Over the year we have gone through olympic, strength and skill focus periods to improve our abilities both in life, and…
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Today we Totaled

As we mentioned during class today this was our first time as a box doing the CrossFit Total. Why? The CrossFit Total (1RM back squat, press, deadlift) is a test, a method to see what people’s strengths are, not a training method. Most of our WODs revolve around training our athletes and teaching mechanics, form…
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The “Wobbles”

The "Wobblies"   Uncontrolled body movement. Inability to keep composure. Closing your eyes. Feeling sorry for yourself. Wasting energy. putting your body in a bad position. Letting the workout take control of you. This is for all my "wobblers". You know who you are and if its not you, be aware of what it is…
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Movement – Scaling and Full Range of Motion

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein CrossFit is hard, this we all can attest to that. Not only are the weights heavy but the movements are complex and require strength, mobility, coordination and precision with technique. So this brings me to the quote that I…
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