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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFIy9Lddu80 A.) Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes 2 Clean and Jerks[…]

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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[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 9/16/19

Monday  If you’re going advanced you’ll still be doing the every 90 second format but you’ll do 5 sets of 2 reps per interval, and then switch over to one rep for the last five sets. For the finisher you ideally want to be doing the wall balls unbroken or[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Vic(alish) Sandhu Age: 31.734     How long have you been doing CrossFit? I started in April 2015, so 4 years and 5 months.    What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I ran two half marathons and was working out at 24 down the street.   How[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 9/9/19

MONDAY While part B has a lot of rounds, I’d like you to stay moving quickly throughout each of them. Choose a weight you can comfortably move and can easily transition to the next movement. Experienced ADV folks looking to do one more round is totally fine here as long[…]

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