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Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open, Part 4 – Laura · 10 March 2014

Don’t forget to order your dinner for the Friday Night Throwdown at Roots!  Click here to order your Yellow Belly Chicken! Fore!In front of a clock set for 12 minutes:4 minutes of clean and jerks (135/95)4 minutes of rowing (cal)4 minutes of burpees Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open, Part 4 – Laura Oops!  I […]

Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open, Part 6 · 9 March 2014

15min AMRAP:7 deadlifts (275/185)200m run250m row Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open, Part 6 – Jonathan Many of you have been following our series Why I’m Doing the CrossFit Open, written by athletes at Roots.  Last up, Jonathan! Competition awakens something interesting in us. Whether you’ll admit it or not, you know you check the […]

Post Your Scores! · 9 March 2014

Front Squat3-3-3-3-3Find your heaviest set of 3.  Run 400m between every set.   Post Your Scores! Don’t forget to post your scores for 14.2!

This is a FUN One. · 7 March 2014

AMRAP 15 minutes:2 KB swings (32/24kg)2 handstand push-up2 GHD sit-up4/4/4…6/6/6… This is a FUN One. Did you do a ton of pull-ups yesterday?  Or get your first pull-up?  Come chat about it and throw down on a great Saturday workout. See you there!  

This is the WOD That Never Ends… · 6 March 2014

DON’T FORGET to sign-up for a heat on MBO if you’re coming to the Friday Night Throwdown TONIGHT!  Doors open at 3:30pm and the first heat starts at 4:00pm!  CrossFit Open 14.2 For as long as possible:From 0:00-3:00 2 rounds of: 10 overhead squats, 95 / 65 lb.10 chest-to-bar pull-ups From 3:00-6:002 rounds of:12 overhead squats, 95 / 65 […]

14.2 Announced Tonight! · 5 March 2014

Row 2k50 super strict push-ups 14.2 Announced Tonight! You know the drill!  Tonight is the LIVE announcement of the second 2014 CrossFit Open workout. We’ll have it up on the big screen at 6pm. What do you want to see come out of the ol’ hopper tonight??

141 Strong and Sitting in 9th! · 3 March 2014

Order your Friday Night Throwdown Dinner HERE. Complete as many rounds as possible in 7 minutes of:5 box jumps, 30 in.225-lb. cleans, 3 reps 141 Strong and Sitting in 9th! Congratulations Roots Crew!  For the second year in a row you have become the largest CrossFit Open team in the Southwest Region. What does this […]

14.2 Dinner Sign-up & Spring Endurance Starts Today! · 2 March 2014

Complete as many rounds as possible in 7 minutes of: 5 triple-unders 185-lb. thrusters, 3 reps 14.2 Dinner Sign-up & Spring Endurance Starts Today! Two announcements for your Monday morning! FIRST, this Friday’s CrossFit Open workout 14.2 dinner will be from Yellow Belly Chicken!  That’s right, come get your gluten-free fried chicken and sides (or […]

Virtuosity? · 1 March 2014

10 rounds:100m sprint on ergRest 90 seconds Virtuosity? Yesterday, Sam Briggs, 2013 CrossFit Games Champion, posted a video of her performing 472 reps (that’s 10 rounds + 22 double-unders).  She performed all of the snatches unbroken and slipped up on her double-unders just twice. In this 2005 Coach Greg Glassman wrote a letter to trainers discussing […]

Learning to Cut the Sugar · 28 February 2014

Set rower for 3 intervals of 2 minutes of rowing and 2 minutes of “rest.” During the first rest period, perform max reps of 95-lb. thruster; the second rest period, 95-lb. power snatch; the third rest period, 95-lb. squat cleans.Score is total reps and calories combined. Learning to Cut the Sugar Check out this NY […]