Archive for the ‘Workouts’ Category

Masters Workouts 1 & 2! · 17 April 2014

5:30am-9:30am classes:Event 1 of the Master’s Qualifier1-rep-max clean 12:00pm and 3 and 4 pm classes:Amanda 9-7-5 reps for time of:muscle-upssquat snatches (135/95) Masters Workouts 1 & 2! The four Master’s Qualifier workouts have been announced!  You can view the workouts and all of the age-specific load and movement standards here. CrossFit Roots is proud of the […]

Fed Up · 17 April 2014

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:10 strict knees-to-elbows20 one-legged squats, alternating30-foot handstand walk Fed Up Thanks Diana for sending this link to us. Fed Up debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and looks at the sugar industry’s affect on the American population.   “Fed Up” opens in theaters nationwide on May […]

The Stars Are Up! · 14 April 2014

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:10 strict handstand push-ups20 strict pull-ups30 jumping alternating lunges The Stars Are Up! One week ago a bunch of Roots athletes embarked on a two month food challenge. As part of this spring’s challenge, we’re posting weekly results.  If athletes stayed within the rules of the […]

Eliminate Gluten and Soy · 13 April 2014

AMRAP 7 minutes:30 double unders15 KB thusters10 toes-to-bar Eliminate Gluten and Soy  Last week we kicked off a series of posts to breakdown CrossFit’s dietary prescription to, “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar.  Keep intake levels to that which will support exercise and not body fat.” We […]

Static Tabata at the Park · 12 April 2014

Meet at North Boulder Park today at 9:30! Static Tabata, 8 rounds of :20 on / :10 off of,Squat holdPlank holdL-sit holdrest 1 minute then,Handstand hold Tabata:20 on :10 off for 16 intervals ALTERNATING with a partner. Static Tabata at the Park Meet Ryan at the park for a muscle trembling, body shaking, Tabata workout!  Don’t […]

Park Workout Weekend! · 11 April 2014

Park Workout!  Meet at the corner of 8th and Balsam at North Boulder Park (the southwest corner). Run One MileEvery minute stop and do:10 push-ups and 15 air squats Park Workout Weekend! The warm weather is here and we couldn’t be more excited.  It’s time to get outside and use your fitness while simultaneously earning a […]

Last Call! · 10 April 2014

ZimmermanComplete as many rounds as possible in 25 minutes of:11 chest-to-bar pull-ups2 deadlifts, 315 lb.10 handstand push-ups Last Call! Last day to take the Class Schedule Survey and place a Spring Apparel Pre-order! Take the Class Schedule Survey here. Check out the Spring Apparel Pre-order HERE and stop by the front desk to place your order!

Congratulations Masters Qualifiers! · 7 April 2014

Linda10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps for time of:1 1/2 body-weight deadliftBody-weight bench press3/4 body-weight clean Congratulations Masters Qualifiers! As the 2014 CrossFit Open winds down, a few athletes at Roots are preparing for the next phase of the competition.  Five athletes in the CrossFit Games Masters division qualified for the next round of competition. How did they qualify? […]

Fit for Two. · 5 April 2014

Push jerk 5-5-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-1 repsthen, Tabata Sprints8 rounds: :20 on/:10 offon the rowers Fit for Two. 5280 Magazine recently interviewed Nicole about her experience CrossFitting while pregnant.  It seems to be common place now for a variety of news media to question the safety of CrossFitting while pregnant.  See what Nicole has to say about the […]

Dunk Tank Comes to Roots Monday and Tuesday · 4 April 2014

The 2011 Regionals FinalFor time:Row 20 calories30 Burpees40 Two-arm dumbbell ground-to-overhead (45/35lb DBs)50 Toes to bar100 foot Overhead walking lunge (45/25lb plate)150 foot Sprint Dunk Tank Comes to Roots Monday and Tuesday Monday is the first of two days of hydrostatic dunk tank testing at Roots. This test gives you your weight, lean body mass, […]