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Weekly WOD Insights 1/21/19

MONDAY Today’s workout is not meant to be 21 minutes of hell. The running/rowing portions are a bit long on purpose as I want there to be enough “constant moving” opportunities to keep the heart rate moderate yet in control throughout. Choose a squat version and weight that will allow[…]

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Boiling Point

I saw this nice little read that should resonate with a lot of folks out in the fitness and sport world on the concept of approaching “plateaus”. The author uses an analogy of one of life’s more simple tasks; boiling water, and connects it with how we should view training to[…]

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Single Leg Gains

Over the past month you may have noticed that we’ve included alternate strength options or accessory work to your typical strength days. We believe that this is a great opportunity for you guys to work on and improve any muscular imbalances, stability and just give you guys another means to[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 1/14/19

Monday  Static holds are often a tool we don’t get to incorporate a lot into our programming, but have a lot of benefit. Be sure to figure out which static hold is most fitting for you. If you’re only able to get 10ish seconds on the chin over bar hold,[…]

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Sweat Shop’s Latest Coach Addition!

I’m proud and excited to announce our latest addition to the Sweat Shop coaching staff, Bri Gaipa!  While most of you probably know that Bri has been a long time Sweat Shop member, you may not know that Bri is CrossFit Level-1 certified and has been a CrossFit coach at[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 1/7/19

Monday We’ve done this format quite frequently in the past month, so this is a good opportunity to continue to progress if you’ve followed the instructions each time. As you compare this strength session to your previous ones, some ideas to change it up a bit are: to increase all[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/31/18

Happy New Year! 2018 brought some amazing experiences for me inside and outside the gym and hopefully, as I always do, you are able to take a moment to acknowledge the aspects that have helped you grow. As you look back on your year and note your wins and areas you’re[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/24/18

Monday   A) 12:00 AMRAP 11 Cals Any Machine 9 Wall Balls 6 Burpees *alt movements with a partner – rest 2:00 – B) For Time: Partner 1 – 403m MB Carry Partner 2 – 200m MB Carry Partner 1 – 200m Run Partner 2 – 403m Run Tuesday  […]

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