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Melissa getting her arch set before benching

Yesterday was all bodyweight control. Today is all about lifting heavy barbells!

CrossFit WOD for Wednesday 1/29/2020

bench press 5-5-5-3-3-1-1-1
deadlift 5-5-5-3-3-1-1-1

Share heaviest lifts to whiteboard. Post-workout should involve lower back SMR on a foam roller, pec smash with a lax ball on the wall, hamstring stretching and overhead tricep smashing.

READ: What Happens to Your Body When You ‘Cleanse’ or ‘Detox’ – Lifehacker
WATCH: Bench Press Pillars Playlist by Juggernaut Training Systems

Melissa F

Setting an arched position does two things for us in bench pressing: 1.) it changes the angle of the shoulder in a more productive angle that keeps us safe and allows for fuller muscle engagement, and 2.) provides the shoulders a way to pull back shortening the arms, fire off the lats, and shorten the range of motion even more by lifting the sternum up towards the bar.

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+ Diagnose and Treat Your Own CARB Syndrome – TCSP

(BTW because of him talking about it all the time, I think Zevia >>>>> La Croix)

CrossFit WOD for Thursday 6/21

establish a bench press max, then

“ANNIE”

50-40-30-20-10 reps for time:
double unders
situps

Performance does unbroken double unders and GHDSU.

Post results to whiteboard!

HIIT WOD – 12pm & 5:30pm

(A)

1 round of :30 running in place, :10 squat jacks (aka drop squats)
– high knee run
– butt kickers
– broad/long jump to backwards hop
– icky shuffle
– carioca
– icky shuffle
– broad/long jump to backwards hop
– butt kickers

(B)

[recover and stretch hamstrings then t-spine/shoulder/elbow wrist DROM for throwing]

(C)

2 rounds of :60 on, :20 off
– side-to-side mountain climber
underhand forward throw
– semicircle mountain climber
underhand overhead throw
– jumping mountain climber

(D)

3 rounds of 2:30 on, :30 rest
10 rotation throw, L
20 cross chop walking lunges
10 rotation throw, R
20 toe taps
10 ball slams
20 squat thrusts

(E)

ABmaggedon: isometric edition
– 1:00 forearm plank
– 1:00 forearm side plank
– 1:00 forearm side plank on other side
– 1:00 forearm plank + 1:00 Gymnastic-style plank

Foundations 8 WOD

ascending front squats, then

JACKIE

for time:
1k row
50 thrusters, 20/15kg
30 pullups

Time cap is 12:00

Johnrey

Our current barbell program is ending this week! Get registered for the next one before the next one begins on Monday, May 7th. No registration, no play, no exceptions!

Get ready for a load of information on the upcoming changes to our Barbell programs. Should all be up by end of the week.

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+ The Brook Wells Controversy and Why It Matters – Morning Chalk Up

CrossFit WOD for Wednesday 4/18

snatch 1RM

Sandbag Runs (+/-) 60/40lbs
2x400m
3x200m
4x100m

*Rest until you can bring the intensity once again.

Post heaviest snatch, fastest 400m, fastest 200m, and fastest 100m to whiteboard!

Olympic Weightlifting WOD – Week 7/7, Day 2/3

snatch 1RM
max height box jump

Powerlifting WOD – Week 7/7, Day 2/3

bench press 1RM
deadlift 1RM

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.

Here we go! We’re about to begin a new cycle and so we need to retest some old things while setting your standard for work to improve.

Danielle & Landon S

In no order we’ll hit a bench 1RM twice (3RM second time around), 1RM deadlift, a burpee/box jump benchmark, 100 pullups/max unbroken pullups, L-hang, L-supports, 2k row, 500m row, DIANNIE/DIANE, 1RM back squat, CGO 12.2, ANNIE, EMOM lifts (snatch, clean & jerk, deadlift), and THE CHIEF.

That’s a lot to fit into six days, yeah? Make sure you’re prepared everyday you come in: nutrition, rest & recovery, mindset, and gear!

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+ 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Tickets – CrossFit Games
+ CrossFit Games Ticket Details Released – The Barbell Spin

CrossFit WOD for Monday 4/17

– establish a 1RM bench press in 25 minutes
– 500m row for time
– L-support, L-hang, each for time

Post all three scores to whiteboard!

Olympic Weightlifting WOD – Week 4, Day 1

snatch + snatch balance w/ hold, back squats, snatch push press, 1/2 situps, weighted back extensions, pause snatch high-pull, bent-over row

Kettlebell WOD

Primal crawling warmup

Starting workout with swings to warm up hinge. Windmills, Halos and lunges will be worked in.

Will then workshop our clean skills.

Finishing with front or goblet squats