Month: July 2019

Member Appreciation Monday

Name: Roy Marquez Age: 45 Q. How long have you been doing CrossFit? A. I started April 2015, so 4 years and 3 months.    Q. What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? A. I had a membership at 24HR fitness, but didn’t go consistently. I started road biking in 2013, and really enjoyed […]

Weekly WOD Review 7/29/19

MONDAY Beyond the single, 500m, 1k, 2k, time trials, I think a great indicator of fitness are these exact distances repeated in the same session. We do multiple within-workout rowing efforts so I think this specific baseline will test 1.) how powerful you are and 2.) how much stamina and recovery you have after displaying […]

Weekly WOD Review 7/22/19

Monday This one is going to be a fun one! Today’s workout is essentially an interval-esque type workout. Personally, I love these type of workouts. For the most part, try and give as much effort as you can for each interval. 2:00 of rest is plenty of time to catch your breath and prepare for the next […]

Monday’s Featured Member!

Name: Jeff Gilmore Age: Just shy of 31   How long have you been doing CrossFit? Started November 2014    What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? All sorts of stuff. I played water polo for 7 years, volleyball off and on for about 6 years, did one triathlon, and a few Tough Mudders […]

Weekly WOD insights 7/15/19

Monday  For the Squats you will be ascending. If you do find a very challenging weight, don’t force yourself to go up if it means you’ll fail the set. Stick with that weight or go back down to ensure you make all your sets! For the finisher the goal is for it to be shorter […]

Weekly WOD Review 7/8/19

MONDAY I’m shooting for a range of 90 seconds to 3 minutes to do wall balls depending on their skill level and running. This is a good opportunity for those of you who might have just got some pull-ups or muscle ups in your bag to give them a go in a workout. I suggest that […]

America the Great

In 10+ years of Sweat Shop blog posts I’ve never done a post on politics.  If you’d rather not hear my opinion on a non-fitness related topic, that’s cool, my feelings won’t be hurt.  The inspiration from this post came from the gratitude I felt today when I contemplated what it meant to be an […]