•  Jul 21, 2014

072214 – Tuesday – Skin the Cat, WB Shot, Double-Under, Box Jump, Air Squat

Ryan P., Claude G., Mary W., Darcy D., Alison N., Jess S., Alex T. and Addison B. all competed for Union Fitness at Highland Fest this past weekend...

Ryan P., Claude G., Mary W., Darcy D., Alison N., Jess S., Alex T. and Addison B. all competed for Union Fitness at Highland Fest this past weekend…


CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Extension stretch on parallel bars or squat racks with barbell

15-20 Minutes:
Skin the Cat + Forward-Roll on Rings

For Time:
50 WB Shots (20/14)
100 Double-Unders
50 Box Jumps (24/20)
100 Air Squats


Strength Class

Back Squat:
8-6-4-4-3

Bench Press:
10-8-6-4-4

Banded Stiff-Legged Deadlift:
8-8-8

Bent-Over Barbell Row:
8-8-8


Competition Class

Tuesday – 072214 – Primer Cycle (16/21)

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 •  Jul 20, 2014

072114 – Monday – Back Squat, Run, Push Press, Pull-Ups, Row

Congratulations to Kori Carlson on the birth of her baby daughter (and future member) Blake Lyn...

Congratulations to Kori Carlson on the birth of her baby daughter (and future member) Blake Lyn…


CrossFit Class

Back Squat:
3-3-3-2-2

For Time:
800 M Run
10 Push Press (155/113)
20 Pull-Ups
10 Push Press (155/113)
500 M Row
10 Push Press (155/113)
20 Pull-Ups
10 Push Press (155/113)
800 M Run

Post-Workout Mobility:
Shoulder Smashing w/Single Lacrosse Ball (2 minutes per side)


OLY Class

Jerk in Split:
2-2-2-2

Power Clean + Front Squat + Jerk:
3 x (1 + 1 + 2)
3 x (1 + 1 + 1)

3 Position Clean Pull:
2-2-2-2


Endurance Class

4 x 100 M Strides

Each For Time:

1 Mile Run
800 M Run
1 Mile Run
2 minute rest b/w each


Competition Class

Monday – 072114 – Primer Cycle (15/21)

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 •  Jul 19, 2014

072014 – Sunday – Turkish Get-Up, Run, WB Shot, DB Snatch

Jess S. with the best hair pic EVER...

Jess S. with the best hair pic EVER…


CrossFit Class

Turkish Get-Up:
3 Rounds For Load:
3 on Right Arm
3 on Left Arm

For Time:
400 M Run
30 WB Shots (20/14)
30 R Arm DB Snatches (50/40)
30 L Arm DB Snatches (50/40)
30 WB Shots (20/14)
400 M Run

Post-Workout Mobility:
Sidelying ER Shoulder Stability


Competition Class

Sunday – 072014 – Primer Cycle (14/21)

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 •  Jul 18, 2014

071914 – Saturday – Run, Thruster

Our good friend and professional judge John W. locking out at the top of the thruster...

Our good friend and professional judge John W. locking out at the top of the thruster…


CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Banded Hip Flexor (2 minutes per side)

Each Effort For Time:
3 x 400 M Run

For Time:
33 Thrusters (145/98)


OLY Class

Clean From Power Position w/Double bounce:
2-2-1-1

Clean Pull + Clean Below Knee + Front Squat:
5 x (1 + 1 + 1)

Clean Pull (Floor + Below Knee):
4 x (1 + 1)


Competition Class

Saturday – 071914 – Primer Cycle (13/21)

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 •  Jul 17, 2014

071814 – Friday – Power Snatch, Power Clean, Farmer Carry

The metro's greatest community awaiting instruction...

The metro’s greatest community awaiting instruction…

CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Tricep Smashing

Power Snatch:
5 x 1

5 Rounds For Time:
5 Power Cleans (225/163)
50 M Farmer Carry (AHAP)


Competition Class

Friday – 071814 – Primer Cycle (12/21)

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 •  Jul 16, 2014

071714 – Thursday – Russian KB Swing

Coach Andrea leading some post-workout mobility...

Coach Andrea leading some post-workout mobility…


CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Hamstring Flossing

Power Clean:
3-3-3-3-3

EOMOM 10 Minutes (5 working sets):
30 Russian KB Swings (72/53)

When a set is complete, athletes will rest the remainder of that minute plus the entirety of the following minute.

Post-Workout Mobility:
Hamstring Smash w/Single Lacrosse Ball (2 minutes per side)


Strength Class

Handstand Holds:
10 Minutes

Supine Grip Pull-Ups (Chin-Ups):
5-5-5-5

Parallel Bar Dips:
12-12-12-12

L-Sit Holds:
4 x Max Holds on Rings


Competition Class

Thursday – 071714 – Primer Cycle (11/21)

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 •  Jul 15, 2014

071614 – Wednesday – Strict Press, Back Squat, Bear Crawl

Nick K. and Jeff A. aka "push-up bros"...

Nick K. and Jeff A. aka “push-up bros”…


CrossFit Class

Strict Press:
5 x 3

21-15-9 Reps For Time:
Back Squat (135/93)
50 M Bear Crawl after each set

Post-Workout Mobility:
Quad Smashing (2 minutes per side)


OLY Class

Power Jerk Behind Neck w/o Moving Feet:
2-2-2-2

Back Squat + Jerk Behind Neck:
2 x (2 + 2)
2 x (1 + 2)
2 x (1 + 1)

Pause Back Squats:
2-2-1-1


Endurance Class

10 x “In and Out” 400’s
1 Minute Rest b/w efforts

For the “in and out” the first 200 M should be run at about 60% max effort with the second 200 M close to 85% or everything you have left.


Competition Class

Wednesday – 071614 – Primer Cycle (10/21)

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 •  Jul 14, 2014

071514 – Tuesday – Front Squat, Ring Dip, Row

Andee K. setting up for a heavy triple with some spectators…

Andee K. setting up for a heavy triple with some spectators…


CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Banded Hip-Grinder w/Partner (2 minutes per side)

Front Squat:
3-3-2-2

AMRAP 14 Minutes:
2-4-6-8…and so on
Ring Dips
100 M Row Sprint b/w each set


Strength Class

Back Squat:
8-6-4-4

Press:
8-8-6-6

Glute-Ham Developers:
10-10-10

Strict TTB:
5-5-5
Tempo – 2 seconds up, 4 seconds down


Competition Class

Tuesday – 071514 – Primer Cycle (09/21)

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 •  Jul 13, 2014

071414 – Monday – Snatch, Box Jump, KB Swing, TTB, OHS

Floor, below the knee, above the knee...

Floor, below the knee, above the knee…


CrossFit Class

Snatch:
2-2-2-2-2

For Time:
30 Box Jumps (24/20)
30 KB Swings (53/35)
30 TTB
30 OHS (75/53)
30 TTB
30 KB Swings (53/35)
30 Box Jumps (24/20)

Post-Workout Mobility:
Low back smashing w/1 Lacrosse Ball (2 minutes per side)


OLY Class

Drop Snatch:
3-3-3

Snatch Pull + Snatch Below the Knee:
2 x 2 (1 + 1)
2 x (1 + 2)
2 x (1 + 1)

Snatch Pull-Down:
2-2-2-2


Endurance Class

Warm-Up:
800 M Run
Line Drills

5 Rounds For Time:
800 M Run
1 minute rest b/w rounds


Competition Class

Monday – 071414 – Primer Cycle (08/21)

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 •  Jul 12, 2014

071314 – Sunday – Run, Double Under, Burpee

Sam K., Jake B and Drew S. at various stages of the bar facing burpee...

Sam K., Jake B and Drew S. at various stages of the bar facing burpee…


CrossFit Class

Pre-Workout Mobility:
Sleeper Stretch (2 minutes per side)

4 Rounds For Time:
800 M Run
75 Double-Unders
25 Burpees

Post-Workout Mobility:
Couch Stretch (2 Minutes per side)

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