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The end of the current Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting cycle ends this week. Today you get a taste of what athletes work on in those programs.

Click here or the photo above to register for the next Foundation Barbell cycle.

If you’re on the fence, don’t worry. Next week we’ll have a chance to establish some maxes and truly see if you want to focus on these lifts.

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CrossFit WOD for Thursday 6/14

hang snatch + snatch, then establish a heavy snatch

snatch pulls 3x2x105. :90 rests between sets.

back squats 3x5x80-85. 2:00 rests. Last set should be for maximum reps (minimum of 5). Focus on speed up.

Post attendance to whiteboard!

HIIT WOD – Special Edition 6am & 5:30pm

Laps, movement patterns

E3MOM x 3
– 25 burpees
– 15 ball slams

E3MOM x 3
– 20 burpees
– 20 ball slams

E3MOM x 3
– 15 burpees
– 25 ball slams

ABmaggedon

HIIT WOD – 12pm

6 rounds of each cycle

Every 2 mins
10 burpees
10 sandbag cleans
Rest 1 min

Every 2 mins
10 tuck jumps
10 sandbag squats
Rest 1 min

Every 2 mins
10 grasshoppers
10 moutain climbers
10 sandbag thrusters

Foundations 5 WOD

Panic Breathing
500-400-300-200-100 rows for time while partner holds double kb rack position

Post time and partner to whiteboard!

Do you have adequate shoulder mobility? Do you have excellent shoulder mobility?

Test it with the Z-Press! Sit on the ground with your legs locked out and together. Take a loaded implement and press it up and back to full lockout.


Isabel doing a Z-Press with a bumper plate

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CrossFit WOD for Wednesday 5/23

“CHELSEA”

EMOM for 30 min perform:
5 pullups
10 pushups
15 squats

If you fall behind the clock keep going but reduce each exercise by two reps (3/8/13).

Compare to 13NOV2015, 21AUG2015. Post results to comments!

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

hang clean 85+/1 (3)
4 front squats + 1 jerk 90+/1 (2)

good morning 3×6
side bend 3×12/side
dips 3×15
bonus: max back ext hold

Powerlifting WOD – Week 3/3, Day 2/3

bench press 60/5, 75/5, 85/3, 95/1+

good morning 5×10
toes-to-bar 3×15
tricep opener complex 5×5

Get ready for some high-volume shenanigans!

David wearing a GoRuck ruck backwards during a Pregnant WOD

Today would be a great day to try some rounds wearing a weight vest or a ruck on your body if you plan to do MURPH with us on Memorial Day.

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+ The Science Behind Compression Technology For Performance Recovery – Dr. John Rusin

CrossFit WOD for Thursday 5/17

BARBARA

5 rounds, for total time:
20 pullups
30 pushups
40 situps
50 squats

Rest precisely 3:00 between each round.

Post time to whiteboard!

HIIT WOD

Every 3 mins for 15 mins

15 cal row
15 burpees

-then-

Every 3 mins for 15 mins

15 cal air bike
15 1 arm db overhead lunge steps

-then-

Every 3 mins for 15 mins

1 gym length weighted rope pulls
1 gym length 1 arm front rack kb carry (right)
1 gym length 1 arm front rack kb carry (left)
1 gym length weighted rope pulls