Archive for the ‘Workouts’ Category

Meet Jessica & SugarWOD Android Update · 23 September 2014

3 rounds for time of:20 wall-ball shots to 12-foot target15-foot rope climb, 2 ascents Meet Jessica… My parents enrolled me in gymnastics at age 3 because they were afraid for my safety, as I frequently tried cartwheels on couches and flips off diving boards. I began competing gymnastics in Virginia under very strict Russian coaching, […]

Science Friday Sweeteners · 22 September 2014

For time:225-lb. deadlifts, 21 repsRun 400 meters225-lb. deadlifts, 18 repsRun 400 meters225-lb. deadlifts, 15 repsRun 400 meters225-lb. deadlifts, 12 repsRun 400 meters Science Friday Sweeteners Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body’s Blood Sugar Controls Check out this NYT blog post that looks into how artificial sweeteners may be changing gut biota. I think we’ll see a […]

The Salmon is Back · 21 September 2014

2 rounds for time of:30-inch box jumps, 20 reps5 muscle-ups24-inch box jumps, 30 reps5 muscle-ups20-inch box jumps, 40 reps5 muscle-ups The Salmon is Back Back by popular demand, Wild Alaska Salmon at Roots! Buy directly from the fisherman – Matt from Wild Alaska Salmon will be at Roots delivering Wild-Caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Tuesday, September […]

Remember your first CrossFit workout? · 20 September 2014

In teams of two, alternating each movement, complete ten rounds of:Dumbbell Hang Clean and Thruster x 10 repsBurpees x 10 reps300 Meter Run Remember your first CrossFit workout? “It never gets easy, You just get faster.”Post your first CrossFit workout and its effects to comments.

Know your movements! · 20 September 2014

For time:Row 40 Calories50 Alternating Pistols30 Toes to Bar10 Bar Muscle-Ups Know your movements! Today’s video shows three different ways to move a barbell from the shoulder to locked out overhead. Point A and Point B are the same in the movements, the difference is in how you get from A to B. Which one […]

Etiquette · 17 September 2014

Snatch 3-3-3-3-3 reps Etiquette No this isn’t charm school but there is a certain element of charm in how you carry yourself as an athlete at Roots. We put together a reference page on shop etiquette.  Read below to be in the know! Read the Etiquette page HERE.  

It’s Monday. · 15 September 2014

For time:Row 30 calories30 burpees, jumping over the barbell135-lb. hang power cleans, 30 reps It’s Monday It’s Monday.  How do you make certain to start your week of on the right foot?  Post to comments.

Benchmark Sunday · 13 September 2014

Front Squat 3-3-3-3-3 reps Benchmark Sunday Come on in for one of the yearly benchmark tests!  

The Journey Through the Workout · 7 September 2014

Back Squat 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps The Journey Through the Workout I have stepped into the gym with many different intents. I’ve walked in wanting to prove something to myself, prove something to others, PR a workout, PR a lift, or get out aggression, frustration, and even anger at my world around me.  I’ve looked to workouts […]

Grass-Fed Products · 6 September 2014

In front of a clock set for 12 minutes:1 minute of 115-lb. power snatches1 minute of GHD sit-ups2 minutes of 115-lb. power snatches2 minutes of GHD sit-ups3 minutes of 115-lb. power snatches3 minutes of GHD sit-ups Grass-Fed Products A hamburger is a hamburger…until it isn’t! From fat content to nutrients, Omega-3s, and chemical – the […]