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Weekly Wod Insights 11/18/19

Monday  Its been quite some time since we have tested out a one rep max so for you experienced lifters if you want to see what you are capable of go for it! If you haven’t tested out a one rep max before, but have been doing the olympic lifts[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 10/11/19

MONDAY Thanks to all the Veteran’s around the country especially our sweaty shoppers! I know a HERO WOD might be appropriate here, but given that I’m excited at ALL of the workouts this week (not that you need to do them all ;), this one should foot the bill and[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Dragon aka Mike Lee Age: 36   How long have you been doing CrossFit? Since 2012   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? Kung Fu, Full Contact Kickboxing, Tough Mudders   How did you begin training at CrossFit Sweat Shop? My former Kung Fu teacher, Brianne Wong[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 11/4/19

Monday For double under scaling purposes, choose a rep scheme for double unders or single unders that allow you to complete them in no more than 1:00. Other than that, treat this chipper-esque AMRAP as a workout where your effort stays sub-maximal for a majority of the duration. My go to cue[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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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