Archive for the ‘References + Resources’ Category

Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness? · 23 October 2014

For time: 100 double-unders 115-lb. front squats, 21 reps 115-lb. push presses, 21 reps 100 double-unders 115-lb. front squats, 15 reps 115-lb. push presses, 15 reps 100 double-unders 115-lb. front squats, 9 reps 115-lb. push presses, 9 reps Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness? The New York Times is back at it again […]

Harvest Hoedown – Workouts, Details, and Spectator Info! · 8 October 2014

CrossFit Roots announces the workouts for the Harvest Hoedown team competition.

Skillz – The Benchmarks · 7 October 2014

5 rounds:Run 200m3 rope climbSkills test for October. All-4-One – (She’s Got) Skillz by Jefe86 Skillz – The Benchmarks First off, how cool was All-4-One?  Remember 1994?  Yea, they were hot for 2 months that summer, I swear.  But let’s talk Skillz. Last month when we dropped the massive benchmark test plan for the next […]

Getting Reps Just Below Your Technique Ceiling · 28 September 2014

Deadlift3-3-3-3-3This is the last workout for the September benchmarks!  Record it! Getting Reps Just Below Your Technique Ceiling When talking about the Olympic lifts and gaining proficiency in them, Ryan often talks about the technique ceiling, opposed to a strength ceiling. Picture this scenario.  You’re in class and working up to a 3 rep max […]

CrossFit Kids and Teens Fall Program Survey · 7 July 2014

CrossFit Kids and Teens survey at Roots.

July Free Class is Saturday, and Other Weekend Events! · 1 July 2014

Snatch Balance 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 July Free Class is Saturday and Other Weekend Events! Curious about this thing called CrossFit?  Have a friend that’s curious?  Roots will host the monthly Free Class and Intro Session this Saturday, July 5th at 11am.  Come join Nicole for an hour-long introduction to CrossFit and Roots.  It’s always a good time! […]

Shop Etiquette · 26 June 2014

CrossFit Roots debuts the shop etiquette page.

Toes-to-Bar in Pictures · 16 June 2014

Description in words and pictures of a proper toes-to-bar kip angle.

When a Weakness Gets the Better of You for Three Years · 3 June 2014

Roots describes how to systematically address a weakness.

Meet Your Team! – Men · 26 May 2014

Bios on the 2014 CrossFit Regionals team from CrossFit Roots.