The Open is in Two Weeks!

92 Roots athletes are signed-up for the Open! 5 rounds for reps of: 1 minute of 185-lb. deadlifts 1 minutes of push-ups 1 minute of strict knees-to-elbows We are just under 2 weeks away from our global yearly benchmark series, The CrossFit Open.  What better way to...

Judge Nudge

Don’t forget the Valentine’s Day Couples Workout is this Friday from 5pm to 6pm.  Sign-up for childcare at the front desk. Complete as many reps as possible in 10 minutes of: 30 double-unders 75/55# power snatches, 15 reps This is part of your yearly...

Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open: Cal

Hurry and order your CrossFit Roots Open shirts by this Wednesday! Back Squat 7-7-7-7-7 This is part of your yearly benchmark series.  Log your score! Name: Cheryl Ann Lowitzer (aka CAL) Age: 56 Occupation: Your Organizing Guru (call me to lighten your load at work or...

Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open: Googs

Tabata push-ups Run 2 miles Bottom-to-bottom Tabata squats The Tabata interval is 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest for 8 intervals. Avoid lousy push-ups (see CFJ 7). For the Tabata squats, remain in the bottom position for the rest intervals, and...

CrossFit Open Trivia.

Open Tally: 47 athletes signed up! For time: 15 jerks 45 pull-ups 12 jerks 36 pull-ups 9 jerks 27 pull-ups Use the same load for the jerks that you used for the cleans on Tuesday’s WOD. The CrossFit Open has come a long way since it first debuted in 2011....