Monday, May 12, 2014

Barbells Await You

Ready for Max Week?

Tests on tap this week:
  • back squat 1RM/3RM
  • heavy snatch
  • heavy clean & jerk
  • push press 3RM
  • 5k row
  • deadlift 3RM
  • CGO 14.2
  • ME handstand
  • ME kneeling medicine ball throw
  • ME broad jump

Upcoming Events:

- CrossFit Total Nights - Friday 5/16 at CrossFit SLU. 5pm to 8pm.
- VERSUS IV: The Reckoning - Sunday 5/25.
- Memorial Day Murph - Monday 5/26 at both FCF and CFSLU.


WOD for Test Week Monday 5/12


15 minutes to establish a 1RM back squat. 3RM if you've been in the gym for less than 6 months.



3 rounds for time:
400m run
21 kettlebell swings, 24/16kg
12 pullups

Compare to 02APR2014. Post barbell load and time to whiteboard/the Cody app.


The CrossFit Games Regionals for 2014 Started this past weekend. Checkout for video of the entire weekend's results and videos of the event. South East, North Central, Latin America and Canada West all finished.

This coming weekend will be the North West (!!!), Central East, Canada East, Europe, and Australia.


Oldie, but goodie:

James "OPT" Fitzgerald was the first CrossFit Games Champion, owner of Optimum Performance Training and now head coach for the Phoenix Rise of the NPFL.


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