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Weekly WOD Review 9/2/19

Monday Happy September! A big chunk of this workout is the beginning, once you get through the round of 21 the workout will go by pretty quick! Mentally, stay strong for the 21s, manage your heart rate through the round of 15, then get ready to push the pace through[…]

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Mobility Class This Sunday 9/1/19

Hey Sweat Shoppers! I will be holding the first Mobility class this Sunday at 11 am at the Sweat Shop. My intention with this class is to give you all an opportunity to work on your mobility but also to educate you, and give you tools that you can have[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Britney Tong Age: 27   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 3 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I used to go to a boxing gym almost every day. Once I moved out here, I was meandering around Crunch.   How did you begin[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 8/26/19

Monday  A while back you guys had said you wanted to re-test workouts. I wanted to give you all the opportunity to do so and utilized a workout that has been a pretty big hit. There are a couple of compare to dates so be sure to check those to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 8/19/19

MONDAY We are working from the hang today. Read this article from Catalyst Athletics on the differences and purposes of each of the HANG positions. We typically grease this portion during our warm-ups, but they are just as effective as stand alone sessions and think it’s a nice way to[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Angela Petkovic Age: 39   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 2 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? Not much. I was the girl that would putz around the gym going between the treadmill and elliptical. I was too intimidated to go into the[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 8/12/19

Monday This will be the final week of DJ’s skill work progressions (week 6 of 6). Go ahead and pick an option that challenges you the most and see how far you’ve come. As for the WOD, this should be one of those 70-75% effort workouts. You definitely don’t want to[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 8/5/19

Monday  We have lots of equipment that doesn’t get an opportunity to works its way into our programming (the yoke, sandbag, d-balls) on a regular basis. These grunt work sessions are a great way for you all to try some different movements out! I would encourage you to try something[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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