The Novice’s Curse

“There is a compelling tendency among novices developing any skill or art, whether learning to play the violin, write poetry, or compete in gymnastics, to quickly move past the fundamentals and on to more elaborate, more sophisticated movements, skills, or techniques. This compulsion is the novice’s curse—the rush to originality and risk. The novice’s curse…

WOD 3/3/14

Dynamic Upper Body Banded Bench Press 7×3 at 40% 1RM (40% means 40% don’t care if it feels light because its a speed drill and not supposed to feel heavy) Then: Diane 21-15-9 reps, for time of: Deadlift, 225/155 lbs Handstand Push-up The classic benchmark was contested in the 2012 Regionals and the times were amazing.…

WOD 3/1/14

Filthy Fifty
For time: 50 Box Jumps, 24/20 in
50 Jumping Pull-ups
50 Kettlebell Swings, 35/26 lbs
50 Walking Lunges
50 Knees To Elbows
50 Push Press, 45/35 lbs
50 Back Extensions
50 Wall Balls, 20/14 lbs
50 Burpees
50 Double Unders

CrossFit Games Open 14.1

WORKOUT 14.1 MEN – includes Masters Men up to 54 years old Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of: 30 double-unders 75-lb. power snatches, 15 reps WOMEN – includes Masters Women up to 54 years old Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of: 30 double-unders 55-lb. power snatches, 15 reps…

WOD 2/27/14

Last workout before tomorrow’s open.  There’s still time to sign up at games.CrossFit.com Every 1 min for 10 mins: 3 3 Position Power Cleans, 70% 1RM Then: Every 1 min for 17 mins do: 10 American Kettlebell Swings, 24/16 kg Even Minutes 10 Burpees Odd Minutes Buyout: Mobilize any and everything thats tight sore or…