Archive for the ‘CrossFit Open’ Category

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 […]

Masters Qualifier Event 4 · 24 April 2015

2015 Masters Qualifier Event 4 21-15-9 reps for time of:225-lb. deadlifts24-inch box jumpsHandstand push-ups Men use 225 lb., 24-inch boxWomen use 155 lb., 20-inch box Masters Qualifier Event 4 Come on in for Event 4 of the Masters Qualifier!

Week of the Masters! · 23 April 2015

Event 3 of the Masters Qualifier 2 rounds for time of:1,000-meter row50 thrusters30 chest-to-bar pull-ups Men use 65 lb.   Women use 45 lb. Week of the Masters! The CrossFit Games website published the Masters Qualifier workouts last night at 6pm. We’ll do each of them as part of the group classes! View the workouts here. […]

Masters Qualifier Starts Tonight! · 22 April 2015

CrossFit Roots’ Master’s women prepare for the CrossFit Games Master’s Qualifier.

Congratulations Regional Qualifiers! · 1 April 2015

Back squat 5-5-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1 reps Congratulations Regional Qualifiers! The 2015 CrossFit Open has come to a close.  What an experience!  We saw the full gamut of movements with everything from 1 rep-max clean to rowing and thrustering for time.  Some new movements entered the competition this year such as handstand pushups which came with a new […]

Thank You Judges! · 31 March 2015

AMRAP 60 MINUTES of as many rounds of Helen as possible:Run 400 meters1.5-pood kettlebell swings, 21 reps12 pull-upsRepeat rounds for one hour. Every time you come off the pull-up bar, 10 burpees with a 20-lb. vest. Every time it looks like you’re not trying hard, 20 push-ups.  Every time you put down the kettlebell, we’ll squirt you […]

A BIG Week! · 22 March 2015

Sign-up HERE to bring a side to the 15.5 Friday Night Lights and Barbecue THIS Friday.  Additional details below.  Also, Food Chalk Talks Monday at 6:30am and Wednesday at 6:00pm. Cindy20min AMRAP:5 pullups10 pushups15 air squats Cindy is part of the Yearly Benchmark Series.  Log your score! A BIG Week! There is a lot going […]

15.4 Friday Night Lights · 19 March 2015

Workout 15.4 Complete as many reps as possible in 8 minutes of:3 handstand push-ups3 cleans6 handstand push-ups3 cleans9 handstand push-ups3 cleans12 handstand push-ups6 cleans15 handstand push-ups6 cleans18 handstand push-ups6 cleans21 handstand push-ups9 cleansEtc., adding 3 reps to the handstand push-up each round, and 3 reps to the clean every 3 rounds. Men clean 185 lb.Women […]

First Muscle-up? · 18 March 2015

Pre-Order your Friday Night Lights 15.4 dinner HERE! 3 rounds for time of:Run 800 meters275-lb. deadlifts, 7 reps10 burpee pull-ups53-lb. single arm kettlebell thrusters, 14 reps (7 each arm)20 box jumps, 24-inch box First Muscle-up? Last week Dave Castro, director of the CrossFit Games, shocked the CrossFit Open community by announcing that workout 15.3 would […]

The 2015 CrossFit Open: 15.3 · 12 March 2015

Workout 15.3 Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 14 minutes of:7 muscle-ups50 wall-ball shots, 20-lb. ball to 10 feet100 double-unders Full workout details including scaling options, here. The 2015 CrossFit Open: 15.3 There’s no time like NOW.  We can’t wait to learn how many people will get their first muscle-up over the […]