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Summer Olympic Weightlifting Meet and Mile Sandwich · 7 August 2015

Shane Update: Shane remains in stable condition in the ICU. His family arrived yesterday. See yesterday’s post if you have not yet heard about Shane’s accident.1 mile run50 walking lunges40 kb swings30 burpees1 mile run Summer Olympic Weightlifting Meet and Mile Sandwich  Welcome lifters to the 2015 Summer Olympic Weightlifting Meet! Please see below for […]

Shane · 6 August 2015

Heavy DT5 rounds for time of:12 deadlifts9 hang power cleans6 push jerksMen use 205 lb., women use 145 lb. Shane Many of you heard, and we wanted to inform everyone at Roots, that Shane was in a serious hit-and-run accident today on his motorcycle. He is in stable condition and expected to recover fully from the accident, […]

And Then There Were Four · 30 June 2015

Tomorrow, Thursday, is Bring a Friend Day at Roots! DTFive rounds of:155 pound Deadlift, 12 reps155 pound Hang power clean, 9 reps155 pound Push jerk, 6 reps And Then There Were Four Welcome to the world the newest member of the Christensen clan, Campbell Lane Christensen!  You’ve all seen Nicole around the shop working hard […]

Say Hello to Our Little Friend · 26 June 2015

Badger3 rounds for time of:30 Squat Clean, 95/65#30 Pull-upsRun 800m This is part of the yearly benchmark series.  Log your score. Say Hello to Our Little Friend Hadley Caroline Norton was born Tuesday, June 23rd.  Her mom, Cara, was in the gym earlier that day working on her push jerk which turns out to be great […]

June Newsletter · 2 June 2015

Deadlift 10-5-3-1-1-1-3-5-10 reps June Newsletter! The June Newsletter is HOT! Don’t miss out on all the summer fun. Check it out here.    

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 […]