OverHead

Its amazing what happens when you increase the lever arm (distance from your hip to barbell) when you hold a load overhead in a squat. Definitely a true test of Core Strength.   Check out this video of Nicole Carroll overhead squatting her bodyweight for 15 reps!     ...

Power Cleans

So what are CrossFitters to do when we are out and about and need a quick snack?? You can always go to the deli counter, get some meat, grab an apple and a bag of almonds on the way out but thats like 20 minutes by the time its all said and done. Well over at Steves...

Why do it in real life

When you can do it Virtually! Seriously someone who WORKS for a living would throw up while reading this…   What do you think about the new “picture collages?” I like them because they allow me to post more photos from the gym while still keeping the...

6:30am MWF class starts tomorrow. Im really looking forward to this, and it will be filled with some interesting characters, you know who I am talking to! Most likely, this class will move to 6am the following week, we shall see. ********** FURIOUS FUNDRAISER: This is...

Anterior Chain

The beauty of a developed anterior chain (aka; quads, abdominal, hip flexors and a few others) is undeniable. What other group is responsible for looking good on the beach and having a great jerk at the same time! Here is a excellently written article on the Anterior...

Weighted, Strict and Kipped oh my…

We saw some excellent refinements of peoples kipping technique today, must be something about 80 weighted and strict pullups to make us appreciate that good old Kip!     Check out what is written on the left side of the score board, it was an option (or addition) to...