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...

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

For time: 12 ring handstand push-ups 225-lb. back squats, 15 reps 20 burpees 9 ring handstand push-ups 205-lb. front squats, 18 reps 20 burpees 6 ring handstand push-ups 185-lb. overhead squats, 21 reps 20 burpees On Saturday evening I was flipping through Facebook...

Dynamic Knee Valgus

Push Press 5-5-5-5-5 This lift is part of the yearly benchmark series, log your score! Does your knee go where you tell it to go? Do you know where it should go? ACL injuries often occur in dynamic knee valgus, or in other words when the athlete is in motion, the leg...

Old Dogs and New Tricks

Saturday classes at Roots at 7am OR Centennial Middles School track at 9am. Shop Wod 3 rounds: 120 double-unders 12 burpee box jumps (24/20) 9 goblet squats (72/53) Track Wod Run 1600 meters Rest 3 minutes Run 1200 meters Rest 2 minutes Run 800 meters Rest 1 minute...