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Setting a personal record at the 2017 Trident Championships

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+ A New Type of HERO WOD – CrossFit Lumos

CrossFit WOD for Friday 8/17

establish a 1RM clean & jerk

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Olympic Weightlifting WOD – Week 7 of 12

snatch, clean & jerk

Powerlifting WOD – Week 11 of 12

power clean max, back squat, bench press

Gymnastics Strength WOD – GS 32

hanging and handstands

Kettlebell WOD

– Abridged Primal Movement Warmup and Mobility
– Carries
– Lunges, swings and presses

Flashback Friday: me, Minh, and Tony hitting some squats and pullups at FCF 1.0

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+ I’m Not Ready To Buy a Camera Yet! (Cell Phone Tips) – The Ransomed Media

CrossFit WOD for Friday 8/4

TREVOR

in teams of 4; for time:
300 pullups
400 pushups
500 situps
600 squats

* Only 2 team members can work at a time, complete each exercise in order before moving on as a team
** If teams are less than four, use 75/100/125/150 reps per person

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Olympic Weightlifting WOD

snatch complex, clean & jerk complex

Powerlifting WOD

power clean, squat, floor press

Kettlebell WOD

– Abridged Primal Movement Warmup and Mobility
– Carries
– Swings (lots of them), lunges (some of them), presses (quite a few) and squats

Gymnastics Strength WOD

movement games, wrists and shoulder strengthening, core conditioning, handstands, core conditioning, handstands, stretching

Throwback Thursday: Nathan, Isaac, Hannah, me, and Sheena at the 2015 CrossFit Games

So download the pretty good CrossFit Games app on your phone to stay updated on all the action! Keep an eye out on team Cascade CrossFit featuring Hannah- we’re so proud and excited to watch her and her team represent and kill it!

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+ Truth Talk – Morning Chalk Up


(This is the entire event. Fast forward to see the top athletes go at it)

CrossFit WOD for Thursday 8/3

DOUBLE PYRAMID HELEN

for time:
1200m run
63 kettlebell swings
36 pullups
800m run
42 kettlebell swings
24 pullups
400m run
21 kettlebell swings
12 pullups

Rx = 24/16kg kettlebell. Performance = 32/24kg kettlebell, chest-to-bar pullups.

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HellaFit WOD

Our take on bootcamp workouts, this class challenges you for the entire hour with a blend of strength and conditioning that works all the major muscle groups and focuses on functional movement. HellaFit will get you #hellasweaty while having #hellafun!

Endurance WOD

Long Interval:
1000m run
3:00 rest
8 x 300m (100m jog, 150m sprint, 50m walk)
3:00 rest
1000m run

AP & AB

This week we see run pace intervals, overhead squat max, front squat max, back squat max, double under/snatch/double under, a chipper, a Team workout, and Colin B’s birthday workout!

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+ Chris Hinshaw: How to Build a Bigger Engine for CrossFit – BoxRox

CrossFit WOD for Monday 7/17

8 rounds of a 400m run with 90 seconds rest between each effort.

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Olympic Weightlifting WOD

snatch complex, back squats, snatch high pull

Powerlifting WOD

back squat, bench press, weighted pullups, DeBell scap flow, kettlebell high pull/upright row, GHDSU

Kettlebell WOD

– Primal mobility
– Shoulder stability
– Simple and sinister technique

Big thanks to M. Street of Fulcrum Training Hall for snapping the picture!

Robyn S, Vicky B, Gabrielle F, Bri M, Kylie C, Megan K, Nathan M, Guillaume C, and myself all competed this past weekend under the watchful eye of Adrian T at the Trident Championships 2017 down at Trident Athletics in Tacoma. A huge thanks to the support crew who came out including but not limited to Eli S, EJ B, Jaime M, Olga C, Jo K, Tina L, and everyone who watched it on facebook live! Many PRs, qualifications for the American Open Series, and a 3rd Place finish for mama Vicky!

I’ve linked the archived facebook streams below if you’d like to watch (Especially Women’s Open Session A)

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+ Trident Championships 2017 (Achieved) Live Streams – Facebook

CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 6/27

5 rounds for total reps:
max alternating kettlebell presses
max pullups

Fitness = 12/8kg, Rx = 2×20/12kg, Performance = 24/16kg and chest-to-bar pullups.

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HellaFit WOD

Our take on bootcamp workouts, this class challenges you for the entire hour with a blend of strength and conditioning that works all the major muscle groups and focuses on functional movement. HellaFit will get you #hellasweaty while having #hellafun!

Endurance WOD

Short Interval: 6x 400m runs at 75% effort

Gymnastics Strength WOD

SKILLS: Slack Line, stretching, conditioning, midline conditioning

Big thanks to Trident Athletics for always running a smooth, fun event!

Women’s Open Session B (Robyn S, Vicky B)

Men’s Open Session B (Nathan M, Guillaume C)

Women’s Open Session A (Gabrielle F, Kylie C, Bri M, Megan K)

Men’s Open Session A (Andrew B)

Two-hands anyhow

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+ Sweet Potatoes vs. Potatoes: Which Are Really Healthier? – Precision Nutrition

CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 6/13

AMRAP in 3 minutes:
7 kb front squat, right side
7 kb snatch, right side
7 strict press, right side
7 kb front squat, left side
7 kb snatch, left side
7 strict press, left side
AMRAP kb swings

1:00 rest. Repeat for 5 cycles.

Fitness = 12/8kg, Rx = 20/12kg, Performance = 24/16kg

Score is total kb swings. Post score to whiteboard!

HellaFit WOD

A 30-minute metcon to test your mental and physical stamina, guaranteed to get you #hellasweaty.

Endurance WOD (5:30pm) / CompEx WOD (6am)

Short Interval: 9x 300m run, with a 1:00 rest between efforts

Gymnastics Strength WOD

Pistol skills, hip compression drills, hamstring flexibility, hinge strength, muscle-up accessories, core conditioning

Dave H

We’re going to max out the bench press again so if you missed Monday you get another chance. If you WERE here let’s look for a 3RM max or grab a board and see if you can go over 100% with a shorter range-of-motion.

We’ll also hit the deadlift! Make sure your hands are ready and your posterior chain is set.

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+ Ask the Super Strong Guy: Can I Deadlift Without Wrecking My Back? – Bodybuilding.com

(This video is about 5 years old!)

CrossFit WOD for Wednesday 4/19

– 17 minutes to establish a 1RM bench press
– 17 minutes to establish a 1RM deadlift

for time:
800m run
40 ring dips
40 situps

Olympic Weightlifting WOD

clean & jerk with paused recovery, front squats, behind-the-neck push press, partner mb situp, standing twisted, pause clean high pull, split press

Kettlebell WOD

Primal movement warmup

Weighted carries (hopefully it will be nice) and halos to get blood moving.

We will be working squats and presses. Swings will be worked into the rest periods.

Adrian hit a 130kg clean & jerk PR at his meet yesterday!

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+ Trust But Verify: Open Plea to CrossFit HQ for 2018 – HBombMac

CrossFit WOD for Sunday 4/16

AMRAP 14
20 kettlebell swing, 24/16kg
80 wall ball, 20/14#
160 double unders

Post score to whiteboard!

HellaFit WOD

 

While the last weekend of March signaled the end of the CrossFit Games Open, that Sunday many of our members competed in an arguably more important physical competition: the Big Climb 31. These athletes, several of whom had just finished VERSUS X/CGO 17.5 the day before, scaled up 69 floors (or 1311 steps) up the Columbia Tower in order to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help in the fight against blood cancers.


The latest 2017 FCF Team

Out of 233 teams that raced that day, Team Foundation Climbers placed 20th overall, based on the aggregate of the top three times. That put us one spot ahead of Orange Theory (just throwing that out there)!

Everyone on our team performed amazing at the race, but what they really should be proud of is fundraising over $4,000 for an important cause!

There are a lot of people to recognize for their efforts in making this event as big of a success as it was.

First, there is the team who sweated it out in the stairwell- FCF athletes Paul Barkshire, Lauren Brogan, Joanne Kiesanowski, Emily Moss, Olivia Rother, Nathan Motsinger, Abhijit Hegde, Patrick Hodder, as well as friends and family like Anthony Aamodt, Conor Brogan, Michael Brogan, Vanessa Brogan, John Hodder, and Lennon Ward.

Secondly, a big thank you goes out to Tony and Nathan for putting our team shirts together. They were able to pull off a miracle in order to make sure the team was representing Foundation CrossFit in style.

Finally (and most importantly), we need to thank the donors for their incredible generosity. It is truly inspiring to see this community come together to support something meaningful.

The first 2011 FCF Team

If you are interested joining our great team next year, we will be posting instructions and start training in fall. In the meantime keep training!