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30 Day Paleo Restart Challenge April 1st-April 30th. 30 Days is an ideal time frame to build new habits without being an overwhelming commitment... Why not give it a try?
FREE Community Beach WOD Saturday April 4th at 9:00 AM. We will be doing a Community Beach Workout free to the community at Lowdermilk Park. Bring your family and friends.. All are welcome! All group classes will be cancelled that day.
Skill Clinic: OH Squat Complex Saturday April 18th at 10:00 AM. Skill clinics are 20 minute sessions designed to give each participant coaching and instructions on CrossFit movements that coaches do not have time to cover in detail during regular classes. Skill Clinics are INCLUDED in every membership.
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Irreverence, Free, Varied Workouts
Monday, January 9, 2012
SicFit: 25 Ways CrossFit is changing Fitness and Changing the World
1. Irreverence – There is an irreverent attitude that pervades CrossFit. As a result sacred cows are routinely sacrificed (makes the best steak), edgy humor flourishes (inevitable when workouts involve snatches and jerks). Limits are pushed because people in CrossFit challenge the status quo. We workout in boxes, yet think outside the box. Instead of an hour on the hamster wheel dreadmill, a complete full body workout can be done in 10 minutes working both strength and cardio, and actually delivering results.
2. CrossFit is freely available. CrossFit workouts are posted daily and free. If you need to learn an exercise you can watch a video of the exercise, or even the entire workout. If you want to learn more, CrossFit has a forum, and many free CrossFit Journal articles. Like inner city crack dealers hooking new people, CrossFit gives everyone a taste. Fran and our other signature workouts are the gateway drug. People quickly become addicted and need their “fix.” Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated.
3. Varied workouts. CrossFit prepares people for the unknown and unknowable. Life doesn’t always come neatly packaged so why should a workout? Change is a constant. CrossFit workouts are like my sister’s cooking…I’m never quite sure what to expect, satisfying, yet known to cause occasional puking. Daily surprise challenges train us to embrace change both in the gym and in life. As people get results “can’t” transforms to “can”, and then into “what else is possible?”
Which do you like most about CrossFit?
Workout of the Day
Overhead Squat (work up to bodyweight)
1000 meter Run
10 Deadlifts (using 90% of 1RM)