The Person Next to You is Also Nervous

The Person Next to You is Also Nervous

Every day at CrossFit Roots athletes are nervous, fearful, and anxious about the workout (they’re also excited, happy, and motivated). Perhaps the movements are new to them, or the length of the workout seems impossible, or the workout contains a movement that...
Shop Etiquette at CrossFit Roots: The List

Shop Etiquette at CrossFit Roots: The List

There are some things that we do every single day at Roots – like meeting at the whiteboard to talk through the workout or going through a proper warm-up. While in some ways mundane, it lays the foundation for the environment in which we train and is an integral...

The Mainsite and the Benchmark Series, Part 1

Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of: 4 bar muscle-ups 45-lb. dumbbell Turkish get-ups, 6 reps 8 ring push-ups As we gear up for the start of the 2017 Benchmark Series, we thought we’d take a moment to talk about some of the whys behind the daily...
The 5 Gallon Bucket

The 5 Gallon Bucket

Push Press 5-5-5-5-5 Push press 5×5 is part of the Yearly Benchmark Series. Log your score! Suppose that everything you needed or wanted to accomplish in a day (or week or month) had a finite total. In other words, you had a 5-gallon bucket from which you had to...