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Vote For Googs · 28 August 2015

René 7 rounds for time of:Run 400 meters21 walking lunges15 pull-ups9 burpees If you have a 20-lb. weight vest or body armor, wear it. Vote For Googs Yesterday we asked for input on the music at Roots. Googs volunteered to put together a LONG playlist that would span 5:30am to 8:00pm at the shop. He […]

Sleep Cocktail · 26 August 2015

4 rounds for time of: Row 500 meters 155-lb. overhead squats, 10 reps Sleep Cocktail Yesterday we posted about sleep and research that supports that this precious part of your day can actually help flush toxins from the brain.  But many people find it hard to fall asleep. Overstimulation throughout the day, the excessive use […]

The Chief – Anniversary Workout! · 20 August 2015

“The Chief” Max rounds in 3 minutes of:135 pound Power cleans, 3 reps6 Push-ups9 SquatsRest 1 minute. Repeat for a total of 5 cycles. Score rounds completed for each of the 5 cycles. Begin each new round at the beginning. The Chief – Anniversary Workout! How did The Chief become the anniversary workout? In the summer of […]

Anniversary Party a Success! · 17 August 2015

Burpee + 185-lb. back-squat ladder Rest 3 minutesBurpee + 115-lb. shoulder-press ladder Rest 3 minutesBurpee + 245-lb. deadlift ladder For the ladder pattern, perform 1 rep of each exercise the first minute, 2 reps of each the second minute, 3 reps of each the third minute, continuing as long as you are able. Use as […]

Hey, That’s My Gym on ESPN. · 15 August 2015

We hope to see everyone today at the Boulder Reservoir from 11-3pm for the annual Anniversary Party and Family Picnic. Please remember to bring a potluck item to share.  Hang Power Clean3-3-3Hang Squat Clean3-3-3Clean1-1-1-1-1Build through the ten sets without warming up between lifts. Last set of hang power cleans flows directly into first set of hang […]

Are You Ready to Party? · 14 August 2015

10-20-30 reps for time:Kettlebell Swing (24/16)BurpeeGHD sit-upLunge Are You Ready to Party? The stage is set and we’re ready to party! We hope to see everyone tomorrow at the Boulder Reservoir from 11-3pm for the annual Anniversary Party and Family Picnic. See here for all of the party details including food, drinks, and potluck items.  And […]

Olympic Weightlifting Meet Recap · 13 August 2015

“Kelly” Five rounds for time of:Run 400 meters30 Box jump, 24 inch box30 Wall ball shots, 20 pound ball Olympic Weightlifting Recap Once again, the Roots Summer Olympic Weightlifting Meet drew a talented group of lifters from the Denver area. Fifty athletes competed on the platforms including seasoned veterans and first time competitors.  With so much […]

CBS News Story on Shane · 12 August 2015

Shane Update: Shane remains in stable condition at Denver General. He is awaiting surgery for his leg and will be there for at least a few more days. He smiled when he saw the gown and we let him know that everyone is thinking of him. He is not accepting visitors at this time. Grace30 […]

Classes and Cool Cruel Summer August · 11 August 2015

Shane Update: Shane was transferred to Denver General as the hospital has an excellent orthopedic trauma and plastic surgery unit. He underwent surgery to place muscle over the exposed bone on his leg and it went well. He will need to have more surgeries down the road as they learned that all of the ligaments […]

Anniversary Party Details · 10 August 2015

Shane Update: Shane continues to make progress. On Monday he had some solid stints of awake time, engaged in conversation, and cracked a few jokes. He was transferred to Denver General for plastic surgery. Parking: The City of Boulder will be blocking parking on the South side to cut weeds on August 10th and 11th, 2015.  Backsquat5-5-5-5-5 Anniversary […]