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SWOD:

The CrossFit Total

Back Squat: 15 minutes to build up to a 1RM

Strict Press: 15 minutes to build up to a 1RM

Deadlift: 15 minutes to build up to a 1RM (do not drop your bar at the top of the movement)

 

The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the squat, the press, and the deadlift. All three lifts are done while standing on the floor. They are not technique-dependent to the extent of the Olympic lifts, yet they require technical proficiency beyond mere passing familiarity.

Anyone in a position to attempt a legitimate CrossFit Total should be familiar enough with their capabilities on the lifts to have a fairly good idea of just what might be possible for a one-rep max (1RM). This number is what you warm up intending to do. A meet situation will involve three attempts, and this is a good way to determine a true 1RM.

The first attempt would be a weight you know you can do for a heavy set of three. The second attempt would be a weight you know without any doubt that you could do for a single, having just done the first attempt. And the third attempt is the weight you want to do, based on your performance on the previous two attempts.

 

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Fifteen Minute Fixes

Perhaps you have arrived to the gym fifteen minutes early, or you have 15 minutes to spare after class—are you using your time wisely to improve deficiencies, or are you just being a "chatty Kathy"? Whatever the scenario, your loving coaches suggest that you shut up and work on something you suck at. :) In all seriousness, we love to see you in the gym getting after it, and we want to help you become better.

Below are just a few specific examples of how you can get better in just 15 minutes.

Lower Body Mobility:

1 min. on each leg, couch stretch x 2 sets

2 min. in an olympic wall squat x 1 sets

1 min. on each leg, bottom up hip mobility x 2 sets

1 min. on each leg, hamstring stretch on a box or with a band x 2 sets

1 min. in the Paleo chair

Upper Body Mobility:

1 min. on each arm, shoulder distraction x 2 sets

1 min. on each arm, racked position stretch x 2 sets

1 min. on each arm, bully stretch x 2 sets

2 min. of foam roll/lacrosse ball t-spine mobility work in the low back and shoulders

1 min. in the keg drill

Pull-Ups:

3 min. Practice the kip swing (horizontal momentum).

3 min. Practice the kip swing with your knees up while you are back behind the bar (horizontal momentum).

4 min. Practice the kip swing, with knees up, quick turnover of hip, and pull for single rep pull-ups--use a band for assistance if needed.

5 min. Practice trying to string multiple reps together by actively pushing away at the top of the movement, using a band for assistance, if needed.

Muscle-Up:

1 min. Practice static holds with arms extended and locked out on the rings.

2 min. Work yourself into a ring dip. Aim for full range of motion, which is shoulders below the elbows. You may have to use a band for assistance.

6 min. Practice muscle-ups from the floor.

(Position your feet are below you, shoot your knees out over your toes, descend into a "bad squat," and hang underneath the rings, using the floor as support or walk feet out or raise the rings higher to make exercise more difficult).

-Use a false grip.

-With hands and elbows close together, pull the rings low into your chest.

-Quickly sit up into the rings, catching yourself in a low dip, sending your hips back behind your body, then press yourself up into a dip

6 min. Practice muscle-up attempts.

Strength:

Spend 5 minutes warming up for the particular movement you want to work on.  (This quick warmup time isn't ideal, but if you are in a time crunch it can work).

Then, EMOM for 10 minutes:

2 min. at 60% of 1RM x 5 reps

2 min. 65% of 1RM x 5 reps

2 min. at 75% of 1RM x 3 reps

2 min. at 80% of 1RM x 2 reps

2 min. at 85% of 1RM x 2 reps

You can increase the percentages or reps, if needed.

If you are simply working on technique, use the full 15 minutes to work on your form with lighter weight, or work on position drills (i.e. clean pulls, snatch pulls,...…)

Endurance:

Spend 15 minutes completing endurance drills

or...

Spend 5 minutes warming up for running or rowing.

Then, create your own interval workout for distance or time:

30 sec. run

30 sec. rest

x 10 reps


200m run

Rest 30 sec.

x 4-6 rounds

Blam! There you go! Now get into the gym early (or stay later) and start working through your weaknesses!
-Coach Ian and Coach Betsy

Mobility:

A1) Racked Position Drill, 1 min. on each arm x 2 sets

A2) Wall Squat, 1 min. x 2 sets


WOD:

Minute 1: 5 Thrusters (135#/95#)

Minute 2: 10 HSPU

Minute 3: 15 Wall Ball Shots (20#/14#)

Minute 4: 10 Burpees

-4 Rounds-


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For today's Strength WOD, we encourage our Rumble athletes to back off and take it easy on the weight and focus on form and technique.  If you are not participating, you can push the weight and go nuts :o) We will also have our non-Rumble participants perform 1RM testing next week.

 

SWOD: Clean and Jerk 5/5/5/5/5

WOD:

Tabata Push-Ups

Rest 1 Minute

Tabata Plank Hold

 

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WOD:

"TK" (slightly modified)

8 Strict Pull-Ups

8 Box Jumps (30")

12 KB Swings (70#)

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WOD:

200m run

12 Squat clean (155#/105#)

1 minute rest

400m run

8 Squat clean

2 minute rest

800m run

4 Squat clean

3 minute rest

400m run

8 Squat clean

2 minute rest

200m run

12 Squat clean

-For total time-

Free Beginner WOD

10am

AMRAP in 15 min.

20 jump rope skips

10 Air squats

10 Push-ups

10 KB swings

200m run

 

CFMG's New Year Referral Program

You knew it was coming! :) Refer a friend between now and the end of the January, and when they sign up, you will both receive 50% off your next month's dues. Refer two people who sign up and your next month is on us! If your friend chooses a paid in full membership we can offer them 15% off. Who doesn't like to save money? If you have a paid in full membership, and are unable to receive a discount on your dues, we can offer you a free personal training session.

Don't forget our free week pass and the free beginner WOD on Saturdays at 10 am. Thanks for your continued support.


6:30am, 8:30am, Noon, 4pm, 5pm Classes Only Today

SWOD: Power clean|jerk  3|2 3|2 2|1 2|1 2|1

A1) GHD hip extensions 6-10 reps x 4 sets

A2) Sled drags x 4 sets

 

Are you ready to prove your fitness?

The CrossFit Open Registration begins January 15th, and we hope you all participate!

 

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CFMG's New Year Referral Program

You knew it was coming! :) Refer a friend between now and the end of the January, and when they sign up, you will both receive 50% off your next month's dues. Refer two people who sign up and your next month is on us! If your friend chooses a paid in full membership we can offer them 15% off. Who doesn't like to save money? If you have a paid in full membership, and are unable to receive a discount on your dues, we can offer you a free personal training session.

Don't forget our free week pass and the free beginner WOD on Saturdays at 10 am. Thanks for your continued support.


 

6:30am, 8:30am, Noon, 4pm, 5pm Classes Only Today

 

WOD:

Buy in: 800m run

4 rounds:

10 Thrusters (115#/85#)

15 Sit-ups

4 Wall-climbs

Cash-out: 800m run

-For time-

 

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CFMG's New Year Referral Program

You knew it was coming! :) Refer a friend between now and the end of the January, and when they sign up, you will both receive 50% off your next month's dues. Refer two people who sign up and your next month is on us! If your friend chooses a paid in full membership we can offer them 15% off. Who doesn't like to save money? If you have a paid in full membership, and are unable to receive a discount on your dues, we can offer you a free personal training session.

Don't forget our free week pass and the free beginner WOD on Saturdays at 10 am. Thanks for your continued support.


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