Archive for the ‘Workouts’ Category

Friday Night Lights Open Series Schedule · 25 January 2015

Roots details the schedule for the 2015 Open series.

Catch the Fever… · 25 January 2015

Tabata This!Tabata rowRest 1 minuteTabata squatRest 1 minuteTabata pull-upRest 1 minuteTabata push-upRest 1 minuteTabata sit-up Catch the Fever… Are you signed up for the Open? Check out this series (Part 1) of why folks at Roots participated in the Open last year and plan to do so again in 2015! Why I Did the Open […]

Winter Class Additions and Changes · 23 January 2015

Four sets for times and efficiency:10 Box Jumps (30″/24″)10 Toes to Bar10 Alternating Pistols Rest. Then… Four rounds for time of:5 Squat Cleans (185/125 lbs)10 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups20 Double-Unders Winter Class Additions and Changes We wanted to highlight a few winter schedule additions and changes. First, we will now offer an Olympic Weightlifting for CrossFit class […]

Stop Checking Email So Often · 18 January 2015

5 rounds: :45 ON/:45 OFFclean and jerk155/105Rest 5 minutes, then:Tabata Row. Stop Checking Email So Often We’re all busy people and need to correspond with clients and coworkers in a timely manner. But can over checking email be stressing us out more than it needs to? Kostadin Kushlev and Elizabeth W. Dunn detail in this NY Times […]

Cyclocross Champion · 17 January 2015

Free Beginner Class Today at 10:30am. 4 rounds, each for time of:800-meter run or row    Cyclocross Champion At the Cyclocross National Championships in Austin, Texas, Roots’s own Carden King took 1st Place . We’re super proud of all the hard work he put in!

A 12-Hour Window · 16 January 2015

Free Beginner Class on Sunday at 10:30am. 5 rounds of 30 seconds of work followed by 30 seconds of rest of:Hang power clean (95/65)Chest to bar Pull-upMuscle UpBox Jump 24/20Incline Push Up A 12-Hour Window Given how readily accessible food is and our fewer and fewer hours of nightly sleep, it’s easy to see how our […]

Sleep, Recovery, and Weight Gain · 14 January 2015

5 rounds for time of:20 strict ring dips135-lb. thrusters, 14 reps Sleep, Recovery, and Weight Gain This past week, I spent six days traveling to Asia and back.  13 opeour plane rides, an 18-hour time change, and unfamiliar territory left my sleep habits in disarray.  Coming home on Monday night I hopped on the scale […]

PRYL Food Challenge Results · 11 January 2015

Women’s Only free Beginner Class today, Monday January 12th at 10:30am. Women’s Only January On-Ramp Course begins Monday, January 19th Click here to sign-up for one or both. Fran21, 15, 9 thrusters (95/65) pullups PRYL Food Challenge Results In November, a group of Roots athletes embarked on a Paleo journey. The prescription was to eat strict […]

Food Challenge Results Coming Soon · 10 January 2015

Women’s Only free Beginner Class on Monday, January 12th at 10:30am. Women’s Only January On-Ramp Course begins Monday, January 19th Click here to sign-up for one or both. Today’s workout is at the Centennial Middle School track.  Come find out what track WODs are all about! With a partner:10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 partner wallball throwsrun 100ydskb swings Food Challenge […]

Spice Up Your Life · 9 January 2015

Women’s Only free Beginner Class on Monday, January 12th at 10:30am. Women’s Only January On-Ramp Course begins Monday, January 19th Click here to sign-up for one or both. Today’s workout is at the Centennial Middle School track.  Come find out what track WODs are all about! In teams of 3:1.5 mile sled drag1.5 mile run Spice […]