What is it? The CrossFit Open is the first step in a 3 stage process dedicated towards finding the fittest man and woman on earth. The Open in 2017 consists of 5 workouts over 5 weeks. (Feb 23th-March 27th). At the conclusion, the top men and women from each region will attend the regionals competition. […]
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Entries by Craig Parcells
Part 1 In teams of 2 15 minute amrap: 3 Deadlifts (275/185) scale to 65% of 1rm 6 Burpees 9 Air Squats Partners must alternate each exercise Part 2 (teams choice) Option A Option B Sweat it out Pump it up Compete with a partner Partner A: Run 200 meters Partner B: Max pullups Switch […]
Every Sunday there are 2 classes for our athletes convenience. If you’ve been hitting it hard lately though, we suggest a recovery/prep day to make sure you can keep going strong this week. Recovery Day Suggestion A. Structural Integrity Complete 3 rounds of the following: Structural Integrity A Structural Integrity B B. Mobility Take a […]
When I think about pacing done well, I think about the Crossfit Open Workout 14.5 announcement and following workout. If you watch the full 6 minutes you may notice one thing. I’ll spoil the ending for you now; Rich Froning wins this mini-competition. What you’ll notice though is not that he wins every round. He […]
Weekly Prep Circuit 5 Rounds: Jog 400 2:00 couch stretch (1 minute right/1 minute left) 2:00 Banded Lat Stretch 2:00 Band Assisted Squat 10 Deep Breaths on Chair Pose Reminder: Crossfit Total is at 9:30 am tomorrow. It is the only class of the day.
“The beauty of recovery is that everyone’s journey is their own” My story started out as an innocent desire to lose the weight I had gained from living off of beer and taco bell throughout college. A simple diet turned into an intense, self-loathing, mental battle that would consume my life for the next two […]
In Crossfit, our muscles are worked hard and occasionally can get super tight. Sometimes these tight muscles can become so tight that they begin to look like injuries. More often than not, a bad knee, back, or shoulder is simply a result of tight muscles in the surrounding area. Here are six mobility exercises to […]
“Battle for my Life” By Suzanne Alworth I have been battling my weight for a good 10-15 years. Growing up I never had weight issues, was able to eat what I wanted and burn it off. As I grew older that wasn’t happening anymore and the “battle of the bulge” began. 8 years ago, […]
Rx’d Scaled With a running clock From 0:00-1:00 Partner 1 Max Double Unders From 1:01-5:00 Partner 1 Establish 1rm Snatch 5:01-6:00 Partner 2 Max Double Unders 6:01-10:00 Partner 2 Establish 1rm Clean and Jerk With a running clock From 0:00-1:00 Partner 1 Max Single Unders From 1:01-5:00 Partner 1 Establish 1rm Snatch 5:01-6:00 Partner 2 […]
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