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December 2011

Goodbye 2011, Hey There 2012

Wow! 2011 came and went. What a terrific year it’s been at CrossFit Merge! If you thought CrossFit Merge in 2011 was fun, just wait and see what we have in store for 2012! Thank you all so much for the support and Happy New Year! A reminder of our New Year’s weekend...


On Wednesday we did one of the most well known CrossFit WODs, Helen.  Running, kettlebell swings, and pull-ups.  Its simplicity makes it beautiful and brutal. Checkout the first CrossFit Games champion, OPT, tackle a sub 7 minute Helen. Wednesday’s Skill: Deadlift 5 –...

Jeremy Benchmark

Yesterday’s benchmark workout was ‘Jeremy’.  Checkout this video of when we first did it back in March.  Chris H. using 65#?!  We’ve come a long way. Skill: Overhead squat 5 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 3 Front squat (beginner) 5 – 5 –...

Schedule and Benchmarks

I hope everyone had a great Christmas this past weekend.   Here’s a rundown of our New Year’s schedule: Normal schedule this week through Friday Saturday, December 31st – 11:00am class only (All Levels) Sunday, January 1st – Closed Monday, January 2nd...

Merry Christmas

Courtesy of CrossFit Full Potential ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the gym Not a creature was stirring, not even Tim; The plates were all stacked by the barbells with care, In hopes that weightlifters soon would be there; The members were nestled all snug in...

Swoll Defined

The definition of swoll according to the Oxford English Dictionary is: To be muscular, jacked, strong, etc.  As in, “Man, my pockets, mo swoll than AC Slater.” Here’s the picture the OED includes as well Wednesday’s Skill: Snatch grip deadlift 5 – 5...

S.M.A.R.T Goals

Do you have goals? Hopefully so.  They could be work goals, personal goals, short-term, long-term, etc. What are your health and fitness goals?  How do you define them?  Is your goal simply to be healthy, or to get in shape, or just eat better?  Having goals are essential for...

Favorite 2011 WOD?

Here’s a reminder to everyone of our holiday schedule: Saturday December 24th – one class only at 11:00am (All Levels) Sunday December 25th – Closed Saturday December 31st – one class only at 11:00am (All Levels) Sunday January 1st – Closed Questions: What was your favorite...

Belting Out the Good Times

So much fun at Saturday’s Holiday Party!  Thank you so much for coming and spending time with your friends and family at CrossFit Merge.   This has been an awesome and incredible year, and the gym and your CrossFit experience is going to be even better in 2012!  So get...

Happy Friday

Short post today since we are hard at work getting ready for the Holiday Party.  Remember, it’s tomorrow, Saturday, at the gym starting at 6:30pm.  Food, drinks, music, dancing, karaoke, and all your CrossFit mates will be there.   Thursday’s Skill Kipping pull-up...