Year: 2019

Halloween Contest & Class Schedule

Once again we’ll be encouraging our Sweat Shop members to come dressed up when they workout this Thursday!  Coaches will vote on the best costume and the winner will receive 50% off their next month membership dues.  …. 2nd place winner will receive their choice of either a Sweat Shop hoodie or t-shirt.  Winners will […]

Weekly WOD Insights 10/28/19

Monday  Roy and Vic your prayers have been heard. Just kidding, I do really like having deadlifts as a strength movement. I think they provide some much needed posterior chain development. If you’re someone who doesn’t like to take as much rest during your lifting, stick with the every minute format. If you want to […]

Weekly WOD Insights 10/21/19

MONDAY Here is a link to an article stating some of the benefits from working from the hang position on the oly lifts. The cleans on part B should be something light that you could link or do really fast singles.  A.) Every 1 min for 12 mins 2 Hang Snatch or Hang Clean & […]

Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Danielle Schirmer Age: 31   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 4.5 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I spent half of my life doing ballet, then competitive cheer and finally running all the miles   How did you begin training at CrossFit Sweat Shop? Chris Grames dragged me […]

Weekly WOD Review 10/14/19

Monday The tough part of this workout will be the sets of 9 and 12. Once you finish the rope climb(s) after the round of 12s, the small reps of 3s and 6s will help keep you moving throughout the 18 minutes. Try and get the rounds of 3s and 6s done quick and smooth, […]

Weekly WOD Insights 10/7/19

Monday  Properly functioning scapula are imperative to have properly functioning shoulders. For as much shoulder and scapula based movements we do in CrossFit, we rarely take the time to strengthen and develop our scapula. Over the course of the next six weeks we will be performing exercises that will strengthen your scapula and better prepare your […]

CrossFit Open – 2019 2nd Edition

If it seems like the CrossFit Open was just here… that’s because it was!  With the recent changes they’ve made, the CrossFit Open will now take place in October, rather than February, therefore, this is the one time the Open takes place twice in the same year. If you’re unfamiliar with what the CrossFit Open […]

Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Cally Age: 29   How long have you been doing CrossFit? I’ve been doing crossfit for about 6 years or so. I started out in my parents garage with my brother back in 2013. We recreated the garage into a gym with all the standard crossfit equipment. It wasn’t until about 2016 that I […]

Weekly WODS 9/29/19

MONDAY Check out this video here on tips of the early arm bend in the olympic lifts. A slight elbow bend is not necessarily a bad thing, but if you have one, see if yours follow the criteria for an “Ok”. A.) Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes 2 Clean and Jerks ADV: 1 Across @ 80%B. […]

Weekly WOD Review 9/23/19

Monday Happy Birthday Alanna! 23:00 workout for today’s date 27 bar facing burpees for…I’ll let you all figure that one out Burpees performed at 9:00 for the month (and 17:00 just for the cherry on top) Name of the game is slow and steady. Pick a version that allows for constant movement for the entire […]