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2015 Spring Food Challenge Wrap Up and Winner · 12 May 2015

5 rounds for time of: Row 25 calories16 chest-to-bar pull-ups9 strict handstand push-ups 2015 Spring Food Challenge Wrap Up and Winner And the winners are…Mr. Exercise (Dave Heal) and Amy Fallon! Both athletes logged a perfect 35 points and put up some amazing numbers in body composition improvements. They win $125 cash and a month of […]

Dave’s Trip to Alaska! · 12 May 2015

Run 10 kmWe’ll have printed directions to take on your run but here’s the route if you want to view in advance. It’s a 5k route that will be run twice, or scaled.  Dave’s Trip to Alaska! Our very own coach Dave Lee will spend the next six weeks in Alaska on an expedition sure […]

May Newsletter. · 2 May 2015

5 rounds for time of:95-lb. squat cleans, 10 reps30-second L-sit hold95-lb. squat cleans, 10 reps60-second hang from pull-up bar May Newsletter. The May newsletter hit email inboxes on Friday and with it we dished a lot of important dates for May and the summer! Check it out!

Endurance Starting Line · 28 April 2015

Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of:135-lb. push presses, 7 reps135-lb. overhead squats, 10 reps15 GHD sit-ups Starting Line Next Monday So you’ve decided that CrossFit Endurance is the route you want to take your fitness, now what?  Starting Line is the entry point for those with little to no CrossFit experience.  In […]

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 […]

Masters Qualifier Starts Tonight! · 22 April 2015

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

Etiquette Monday. · 12 April 2015

For time:Run 1K30 handstand push-upsRow 1K Etiquette Monday. A friendly reminder to everyone – please remember not to break down your equipment until everyone has finished the workout.   At Roots, no one breaks down their equipment until everyone has finished the workout.  This is a common courtesy that you too will one day benefit from […]

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 […]

Introducing the 2015 Spring Food Challenge · 17 March 2015

4 rounds for time of:50-foot overhead walking lunge, 135 lb.25 GHD sit-ups  Introducing the 2015 Spring Food Challenge Have you been waiting for details on the Spring Food Challenge? The wait is over. The challenge begins in 12 short days. Sign up HERE. The 2015 Spring Food Challenge consists of two main components – Zone and Intermittent Fasting […]

Introducing Midline March · 8 March 2015

DON’T FORGET: LOG YOUR CROSSFIT OPEN SCORES! 10 225-meter row sprintsRest as needed between efforts.  Score fastest and slowest intervals. Introducing Midline March For the entire month of March we will be spending time in every class working on midline stability. Midline stability is the ability of the athlete to maintain a neutral spine – […]