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Midline March: What is It? · 24 March 2015

2015 Spring Food Chalk Talk is TODAY (Wednesday) at 6pm.Sign-up HERE to bring a side to the 15.5 Friday Night Lights and Barbecue THIS Friday. With a running clock, every minute perform 1 lift and add 10 lb.Start with an empty barbell and snatch for as long as possible.Once you cannot snatch the weight, clean for […]

Teen Free Intro this Saturday and January Mobility Wrap-Up · 5 February 2015

Report on January mobility month.

RXish · 2 February 2015

Teen Strength and Conditioning – Free Intro ClassSaturday, February 7th at 11:00am. All Teens welcome. Click here to sign up. Power snatch 3-3-3-3-3 repsSnatch balance 2-2-2-2-2 repsSquat snatch 1-1-1-1-1 reps RXish At Roots, we could care less if you do the workout RX.  The coaches care that you do the workout with the best possible loading and movement […]

Nicole on This Week’s GirlsGoneWOD Podcast · 21 January 2015

Nicole Christensen featured on the GirlsGoneWOD podcast this week.

Where’s Your Mindset? · 7 January 2015

Women’s Only free Beginner Class on Monday, January 12th at 10:30am. Women’s Only January On-Ramp Course begins Monday, January 19th Click here to sign-up for one or both. “Loredo” 6 rounds for time of:24 squats24 push-ups24 walking-lunge stepsRun 400 meters Where’s Your Mindset? One thing we love about CrossFit and, perhaps even moreso, CrossFit for Kids […]

Athlete Spotlight: Erika Andresen · 4 January 2015

Women’s Only free Beginner Class on Monday, January 12th at 10:30am. Women’s Only January On-Ramp Course begins Monday, January 19th Click here to sign-up for one or both. Deadlift 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps Athlete Spotlight: Erika Andresen 1. Vitals: Name and when you started CrossFit Erika Andresen. I began at CrossFit Roots at the beginning of October.2. Where […]

The GHD: Why and How. · 4 December 2014

3 rounds for time of:50 GHD sit-ups25 strict handstand push-ups The GHD: Why and How. We have eight GHDs at the shop for a reason – the apparatus is the number one accessory piece that we want you to incorporate into your training outside of your hour CrossFit class. The GHD develops midline stability as well […]

CrossFit Hits the Giant Slalom · 27 October 2014

5 rounds for time:20 wallball 20 calories row20 single arm DB snatch (70/45) CrossFit Hits the Giant Slalom We have lots of anecdotal evidence of CrossFit helping sport specialists improve in their sport. Here’s a great article about how CrossFit helped Austrian giant slalom skier Marcel Hirscher with a decisive win at the opening World Cup […]

Nicole Passes the CCFT and Earns the Certified CrossFit Coach Credential · 24 August 2014

Nicole Christensen earns the Certified CrossFit Coach (CF-L4) credential.

Toes-to-Bar in Pictures · 16 June 2014

Description in words and pictures of a proper toes-to-bar kip angle.