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The CrossFit Games

Sometimes it is difficult for me to wrap my brain around the entity that is CrossFit.  It is definitely not your typical gym, where you pay some kind of monthly fee, and get access to group exercise courses, weight rooms, and the like.   1,000 more words


CFHQ + Rogue = We've got LIFTOFF

I dropped the ball on covering ANY of the CrossFit Team Series. Whoops. Well, HQ is at it again with another auxiliary ‘event’ to run as comp season kicks off and regional wannabes begin to buckle down in their training. 358 more words



Lifting/Skill Development
Clean & Jerk, 5x 2+1

Back Squat, 2×5@65%

Deadlift (225/135)
Pull Ups

OTEP Weightlifting Club
A. Snatch + Hang Snatch + OHS, 3x 1+1+2@75%, 3x 1+1+2@80% 19 more words


Where the Kettlebell Swings At?

I feel like the kettlebell swing has become a forgotten exercise, at least at the Crossfit Games. The last time an event at the Crossfit Games featured a kettlebell swing was back in 2010 during the Pyramid Helen event and the last time a kettlebell swing was featured at Regionals was in 2011 during event #4. 360 more words


CrossFit vs. Bodybuilding

A popular sport for our generation is bodybuilding. It’s all over social media and everywhere I turn, someone is training for some sort of show. I don’t know much about bodybuilding and I am not here to talk negatively about it, but I do want to point out the similarities and differences between the two sports. 207 more words