Thanksgiving Festivities – All the Details! 

Don’t forget – Winter Apparel ordering ends Friday, November 28th!  All items available for pre-order ONLY!
Click here to order or place your order on the sheets at the shop front desk.

Grace
30 reps for time:
Clean and Jerk (135 lbs/95 lbs)
Grace is part of the yearly benchmark series!

The Thanksgiving Shit Show workout drew over 100 people last year between both classes.  We hope to see you there!

The Thanksgiving Shit Show workout drew over 100 people last year between both classes. We hope to see you there!

Thanksgiving Festivities – All the Details!

Happy Hour is tonight!  Come celebrate and give thanks for the awesome crew of athletes you workout alongside each day.  We hope you’ll join us tonight from 4:30-6:30pm at FATE Brewing Company.  See you there!

Pre-Order Update!
We heard from a few folks that there was some difficulty in placing their orders online through Square.  Stef has placed pre-order sign-up sheets out on the front desk.  Simply write in your order and we’ll take care of the rest.

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Class Schedule

Wednesday, November 26th
Normal class schedule EXCEPT no 5, 6, or 7pm classes.  
But DON’T FORGET! - the Roots annual Thanksgiving Eve Happy Hour starts at 4:30pm at FATE Brewing Company.  See you there.

Thursday, November 27th
The annual Earn Your Turkey Workout!  Classes held at 8:30 and 9:30am only.  You must sign-up for a class on MBO.

Friday, November 28th
Holiday Schedule.  Classes held at 9 and 10am

Saturday we return to the normal weekend schedule. 

Winter Apparel Order Ends THIS Friday! 

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
5 burpees
15-foot rope climb, 1 ascent
30 double-unders

Pick your hoodie color and pre-order by Friday.  All hoodies available for pre-order only - we will not have any stock of this item.

Pick your hoodie color and pre-order by Friday. All hoodies available for pre-order only – we will not have any stock of this item.

Winter Apparel Order Ends THIS Friday!

Just THREE days left to hop on the web and order your 2015 Roots Winter gear.  All apparel orders must be placed by Friday, November 28th.

Remember! – all hoodies and sweatpants are available for pre-order ONLY.  And be sure to check out the long sleeve tees on the pre-order tab as well!

PLACE ORDERS HERE.

Questions?  Post to comments. 

Coach Trevor is Hired to the CrossFit Kids Seminar Staff 

Don’t forget – Winter Apparel ordering ends Friday, November 28th!  All items available for pre-order ONLY!
Click here to order. 

Amanda
9-7-5 reps for time of:
Muscle-ups
Snatches (135/95 lbs)
Amanda is part of the Roots yearly benchmark series.  Log your scores!

Train for the unknown and the unknowable.

Train for the unknown and the unknowable.

Coach Trevor is Hired to the CrossFit Kids Seminar Staff

It is with great pleasure and honor that we would like to announce that our very own Trevor Gibson was recently hired to the CrossFit Headquarters Kids Seminar Staff.

As part of the Kids staff, Trevor will travel around the world teaching the CrossFit Kids Seminar which prepares individuals to coach children ages 5-18.

Over the past year, Trevor has developed both the CrossFit Kids and Teens programs into thriving programs that develop confidence and athleticism through the CrossFit method – and the kids have fun doing it.

Congratulations Trevor!

To learn more about the CrossFit Kids and Teens programs at Roots, visit one of the following pages.  
CrossFit Kids
CrossFit Teens
CrossFit Roots offers the only licensed CrossFit Kids and Teens programs in Boulder. 

Second Time Slot Made Available for 100K Row Challenge! 

Don’t forget – Winter Apparel Ordering ends Friday, November 28th!
Click here to order.

“Kelly”
5 rounds for time of:
Run 400 meters
30 Box jumps, 24 inch box
30 Wall-ball shots, 20 pound ball
Kelly is part of the Roots yearly benchmark series.  Log your score!

Eric working his way through bar muscle-ups last week.

Erik working his way through bar muscle-ups last week.

Second Time Slot Made Available for 100K Row Challenge!

We are happy to announce that we have added a second time slot to The Concept 2 Holiday Challenge.

CLICK HERE to sign-up for the 10am time slot.  See below for details on the challenge.

Back for it’s fourth year in a row is The Concept 2 Holiday Challenge brought to you by the one and only coach Lauren Rubini.

The Concept 2 Holiday Challenge gives you from  Thanksgiving Day until Christmas Eve at midnight to log 100,000 meters on the Erg!
The program will consist of 4 coached workouts, access to the regularly scheduled erg classes, additional erging times for athletes who sign-up for the challenge, and programmed workouts for the athletes to complete on their own.
DATES: November 26th to December 24th at midnight
PROGRAM INCLUDES:
  • Four coached workouts led by Lauren – the 10am time slot meeting times will be Sunday, November 30th at 10am, Sunday, December 7th at 6pm, Sunday, December 14th at 10am and Sunday, December 21st at 10am.
  • Additional opportunities each week to accumulate more meters toward your 100,000 meter goal (Tuesdays from 4-8pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-10:30am, Fridays from 4-6pm, and all scheduled Open Shop hours). This shop time is available only to athletes participating in the challenge and can be used only for the purpose of rowing. Please note that if there is rowing in the programming for the day, the group classes will have priority on the ergs.
COST: $75

Presenting the Roots Fall Olympic Weightlifting Meet 

Reminder!  Classes will be held at Roots at 7:30 and 8:15am this morning.  Stay afterward to cheer on your fellow athletes at the Fall Oly Meet!  

Don’t forget – Winter Apparel Ordering ends Friday, November 28th!
Click here to order.

AMRAP 20 minutes
20 KB swings
15 slam balls
10 goblet squat w/ KB
200m run

Presenting the Roots Fall Olympic Weightlifting Meet

A big welcome to the 52 competitors signed up to lift in today’s meet!

Read below for important details for competitors and spectators alike!

Food
FATE Brewing Company will be on-site with food available for purchase from 11:30-2:00pm!  Coffee will be provided throughout.

General Information
There will be a dedicated warm-up area. There is one competition platform. When you come in, please put your things along the wall with the green, artificial turf.  Whole Foods and coffee shops are located across 30th street within walking distance.  Additional parking is located across 30th Street along Mapleton Avenue.

Awards
At the conclusion of the meet (after the 4th heat), please join us for a beer social and awards ceremony!

Prizes awarded to the top three men and women lifters and are determined by the Sinclair Coefficient in conjunction with the Malone-Meltzer Coefficient. There aren’t weight classes, however, your weight and age are factors in the coefficient.

Athlete Information 
All athletes register and weigh-in between 7:15-8:45 AM*
*If you are late to check-in, you will hold a 10 pound “late plate” when you weight in. 

Athletes may warm up at any point before their flight.

Schedule of Events
7:15- 8:45 AM Registration/weigh-in (all flights)
9:15 – 10:25 Women’s flight 1 (snatch/c&j)
10:40 – 11:50 Men’s flight 2 (snatch and c&j)
12:05 – 1:15 Women’s flight 3 (snatch and c&j)
1:30 – 2:40 Men’s flight 4 (snatch and c&j)
2:55 Awards Ceremony/Athlete Social/Beer

Visit Precision Weightlifting for meet results and pictures from past meets. 

Questions?  Post to comments. 

Introduce Yourself 

Death by Squat Clean
1 on the minute, 2 on the 2, 3 on the 3, for as long as you can go (135/95)…

 

Trevor, Dizon, Amanda and Marcus try out the new line dancing class. Shane is teaches this one obviously

Trevor, Dizon, Amanda and Marcus try out the new line dancing class. Shane teaches this one obviously.

Introduce Yourself

Working out next to someone you don’t know? Remember to introduce yourself! Sometimes you might not have seen someone for a while, but don’t feel weird reintroducing yourself either. We all forget occasionally, it’s better than not knowing anyone. You guys are great at this, just keep it up!

Thanksgiving Happy Hour – RSVP! 

Row for calories:
1:00 minute
rest 1:15
:45 seconds
rest 1:00
:30 seconds
rest :45
:15 seconds
Rest 2:00, repeat twice.

Score is total meters rowed per round. 

Khem showing off a top notch overhead squat.

Khem showing off a top notch overhead squat.

Thanksgiving Happy Hour – RSVP!

Please remember to RSVP to the Thanksgiving Happy Hour by the end of this week!

Where: FATE Brewing Company
When: Wednesday, November 26th from 4:30-6:30pm
Why: Because we’re thankful for YOU
How: Roots will throw down a tab and we’ll drink and be social until it’s kicked!

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Questions?  Post to comments. 

Paleo Recipe Resources 

4 rounds for time of:
Run 400 meters
20 ring dips

Bia moving through power snatches last week.

Bia moving through power snatches last week.

Paleo Recipe Resources

A few years ago there were just a few blog staples in the Paleo Diet community that served as resources for recipes and cooking.

Fast forward fives years and there are hundreds!

What are your favorite Paleo recipe blogs?  Post to comments. 

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Reminder 

5 rounds for time of:
135-lb. deadlift, 9 reps
135-lb. hang power snatch, 6 reps
135-lb. overhead squat, 3 reps

From CrossFit Roots to the West Coast, who has seen the Roots Teens working hard lately? Post to comments.

From CrossFit Roots to the West Coast, who has seen the Roots Teens working hard lately? Post to comments.

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule Reminder

Roots will operate on a holiday schedule from Wednesday, November 26th through Friday, November 28th.  See below for details!

Wednesday, November 26th
Normal class schedule EXCEPT no 6 or 7pm classes.  
But DON’T FORGET! - the Roots annual Thanksgiving Eve Happy Hour starts at 4:30pm at FATE Brewing Company

Thursday, November 27th
The annual Earn Your Turkey Workout!  Classes held at 8:30 and 9:30am only.

Friday, November 28th
Holiday Schedule.  Classes held at 9 and 10am

Saturday we return to the normal weekend schedule. 

Holiday Apparel Pre-Order! – Pick Your Color Hoodies! 

“Nancy”
5 rounds for time of:
400 meter run
15 Overhead squats (95 lbs)

Hoodie Color Choices

BACK by popular demand AND available for PRE-ORDER ONLY – choose your own color hoodies – EIGHT different options.

Holiday Apparel Pre-Order!

FASHIONBEAT – BOULDER, COLORADO
Just when you thought there was a lull of color in this winter’s fashion, Roots of Boulder turned the game upside down with a collection of hoodies and tees that marry luxurious feel with bold color.  With cotton that yearns to be worn and design that is unique and of limited edition this winter’s apparel line is sure to excite the CrossFit newbie as well as the veteran.  And to top it off, new staples grace this season’s collections – a soft and cozy beanie, updated sweatpants – paired with revamps to classic staples such as the “I heart Roots” tee.  One thing is clear, whether you want to be bold or be comfy, this winter’s collection will deliver.

We couldn’t be more excited about this winter’s apparel pre-order.  See below for all the details on pricing, ordering instructions, and important details about product availability.

APPAREL ITEMS: 

1. ZIP HOODIES in 8 COLORS! – $55
Unisex sizes XS-XXL. Printed on American Apparel Flex Fleece Hoodie.  Pre-order only.

2. SWEATPANTS – $52
Unisex sizes XS-XL. Printed on MV Sport Pro-Weave Open Bottom Sweatpant.  Pre-order only.

3. Back by popular demand (and better than ever!)
I <3 ROOTS TEE/TANK – $24
Mens’s sizes S-XXL – Printed on Next Level Tri-Blend Crew. 
Women’s sizes XS-XL – Printed on Next Level Tri-Blend Racerback Tank

4. SLOUCH BEANIE – $28.  Pre-order only.

5. 100% COTTON BEANIE – $28. Pre-order only.

PRE-ORDER INFORMATION
This winter we are offering hoodies in EIGHT different colors; HOWEVER, all hoodies are available for pre-order only – we will not be ordering ANY additional stock of this hoodie for later purchase.  This is different than how we have done some orders in the past so be sure to pre-order if you want a hoodie.

HOW TO ORDER
This year, the ordering process will be a little different than in past years as we utilize our Square system to take pre-orders, rather than a paper sheet.  Don’t worry though, the ordering process is VERY simple.

You can order from two places: 1. at the shop computer, 2. through our Square store from any computer (i.e. at home).

To order:
1. Visit our Square store: https://squareup.com/market/crossfit-roots
2. Select the Pre-Order tab
3. Select the items you would like to purchase and add to your cart
4. Check out
5. If you will be picking up at the shop, enter “Roots” as the street address.
6. We will notify you when the apparel arrives and your order is ready for pick-up (around Dec 15th)

The I heart Roots tee is back!

The I heart Roots tee is back!

Limited edition beanies.  Available for pre-order only.  Two options!  Slouch and snug fits!

Limited edition beanies. Available for pre-order only. Two options! Slouch and snug fits!

Updated sweats.  Available for pre-order only.

Updated sweats. Available for pre-order only.

QUESTIONS

How do I pre-order?
Pre-orders can be placed TWO ways: online at the shop computer or online in the comfort of your own home. Online link.

Can I try stuff on?
Yes, we have a size run of each item at the shop.

Can I purchase a sweatshirt later if I don’t pre-order?
No! This order of sweatshirts and sweatpants is available for PRE-ORDER ONLY. Once they’re ordered, that’s it!

Can I have my order shipped?
Yes! Select that shipping at checkout and enter the address you would like it shipped to.
Questions?  Post to comments.