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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 10/7/19

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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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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Weekly WOD insights 7/15/19

Monday  For the Squats you will be ascending. If you do find a very challenging weight, don’t force yourself to go up if it means you’ll fail the set. Stick with that weight or go back down to ensure you make all your sets! For the finisher the goal is[…]

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Weekly WOD insight 6/24/19

Monday  The deadlift weight should be something that is pretty light for you. You should ideally be going unbroken on your deadlifts or at least very close to it. This one should be a quick burner!   A1.) Back Squat  4-4-4-4-4 *ascending*   A2.) Single arm Dumbbell Row  3x 10 ea side[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 6/3/19

Monday  Everyone will be doing two reps on the Emom today. I want to make sure everyone is getting enough volume on the olympic lifts. I believe thats the best way to make improvement on them. For the finisher, select a weight you would be confident in going unbroken on[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 5/13/19

Monday  We haven’t done Front squat doubles in a while, but since we have been doing sets of three recently, go ahead and use those numbers to give you an idea of what you should be doing for sets of two. I also wanted to give you all another chance to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 5/6/19

MONDAY Great work to you all on your skill accessory EMOMs. I’ve noticed much more focus during the session and have seen quite a few of you move forward with the progressions. Keep it up. For the metcon, reps are short and sweet to keep moving throughout. The ground to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 4/29/19

Monday  Remember to check the progressions board for the movements you are going to do during the EMOM. If you think you may be ready to progress up in movement difficulty, talk to a coach! For the finisher all the movements should allow you to keep moving. The longer rest[…]

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Weekly WOD insight 4/8/19

Monday  Recently we have been talking about trying to remember how previous squat numbers FELT. Not just simply what the weight was on the bar. We have also been encouraging you all to think about other factors such as is this your third day in a row working out? How[…]

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