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Exercise is ADHD Medication · 26 May 2015

“Nancy” Five rounds for time of:400 meter run95 pound Overhead squat, 15 reps Nancy is part of the yearly benchmark series. Log your score! Exercise is ADHD Medication It’s not uncommon for the coaches to hear athletes express how their workout keeps them “sane.” That hour of sweating, pushing their physical and mental limits, and engagement […]

From the CrossFit Journal: No Rest for the Foolish · 20 May 2015

From the 2015 CrossFit Regionals:Tommy VFor time:115-lb. thrusters, 21 reps15-ft. rope climbs, 12 ascents 115-lb. thrusters, 15 reps15-ft. rope climbs, 9 ascents115-lb. thrusters, 9 reps15-ft. rope climbs, 6 ascents From the CrossFit Journal: No Rest for the Foolish It’s 8:00pm and Eric gets home from teaching Foundations. I have to coach at 4:40am the next […]

Peter Grant Johnson · 27 April 2015

10 rounds of:Deadlift for 15 secondsRest 45 seconds Peter Grant Johnson It is with great sadness that we let you know that Roots has lost one of its own. Peter Johnson began at Roots in early 2011, when we were located on 8th and Pearl. Over the years, he and his wife Carrie have been active […]

Sunday Reading – Sugar is to Blame · 25 April 2015

1-rep-max snatch No time cap other than you must finish before class is over. NotesIn this event you will perform a snatch for max load. There is no minimum or maximum number of attempts. Your score will be the heaviest weight you successfully snatch. You may not use plates smaller than 1/2 lb.   Sugar is […]

Walker – Ambassador of Kwan. · 9 April 2015

2 rounds for time:Row 30 calories20 burpees over the rower10 squat snatch (155/105) Walker – Ambassador of Kwan.  We wanted to let you know about some exciting news for Walker. Walker recently took a job with Wasserman Media Group, a sports marketing firm, and will no longer be coaching at Roots. While we’re not losing him […]

Heavy Days, Scaling, and Your Fitness · 8 April 2015

Overhead Squat5-5-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1 Heavy Days, Scaling, and Your Fitness Everybody loves a sexy metcon.  It’s true.  The sweaty long shit-show of a workout that is good for dinner table conversations and producing a “badass” feeling as you walk the streets of Boulder.  But what about the sexy strength day? Many times we see athletes pack intensity and […]

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 […]

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.