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July 2011

CrossFit Games Day 1

Remember, we have just the 10:00 am class today and we are closed on Sunday.   And here are some photos from Day 1 at the CrossFit Games.  Get down here to Carson to see the action for yourself.   The women climbing the rope before their clean and jerks. Five time CrossFit Games...

It’s Game Day

The 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games are here!  Get down to the Home Depot Center to watch all the action.  Or if you’re stuck at work, you can watch a live feed here.   Remember, no evening classes today, 12:30 pm will be the last class.  And Saturday we will have the 10:00 am...

Games Fever

We are just one day away from the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games!  CrossFit HQ has already announced the first event, a workout that will involve an ocean swim, running through soft sand, chest to bar pull-ups, and hand release push-ups, pretty damn gnarly.   Again, try to make it...

Women to Watch at the Games

Continuing the post from yesterday, here are some top women competitors to watch at this year’s CrossFit Games. 6th place at the 2009 CrossFit Games, 6th place at the 2010 CrossFit Games, Christy Phillips is a perennial powerhouse.  She struggled a bit on the first day of...

3 Days Away

We are 3 days away from the 2011 CrossFit Games taking place at the Home Depot Center from July 29 to July 31.  The top men and women will walk away with a cool $250,000 and the title of “The World’s Fittest.”   Here are some top individual men to watch this...

Excited Yet?

Are you excited for the 2011 CrossFit Games?   The Games run this Friday through Sunday, and I encourage everyone at the gym to try to attend at least one day.  This is your opportunity to see CrossFitters just like you, compete at an elite level of competition.   People from all...

Why Do You Do CrossFit?

Why do you do CrossFit?   Let’s be honest, CrossFit is not the only good fitness program out there.  I personally think it’s the best, but it also requires much more time, patience, humility, hard work, and commitment compared to other fitness routines.   I do...

Fittest In The World

The CrossFit Games are only 8 days away.  What is it going to take to win? No one quite knows, but two top performers aren’t taking any chances in their training. Skill: Push Jerk: 3 – 3 – 3 Press: 3 – 3 – 3 Workout of the Day (WOD): For time,...

Are You Ready?

2008 CrossFit Games Champion Jason Khalipa getting ready for the Games at the end of this month.   Skill: In 2:30, run 400 meters, then max double-unders in the remainder of the time. Rest 1 minute and repeat for 3 total sets. Run 400 meters x 3 with 1 minute rest. WOD: 10 minute...

Another New Class

That’s right, Tuesday now has a 5:30 pm class.  You can find our whole schedule here as well. Do you consider CrossFit a sport?  There are now regularly occurring CrossFit competitions, the biggest being the Reebok CrossFit Games at the end of this month.  Top CrossFit...